Pris: 28.400 sek

Course Overview

This course is designed to provide to provide system administrators with additional skills to assist them in the troubleshooting of a VMware environment. It is very heavily practical, with labs accounting for 70% of the course. There are over 30 different labs. It is very much a “doing” course.
It is has also been updated to vSphere version 6, which includes not just the operating system, but also the utilities used, such as VMa.

Key Objectives

Use the VMware vSphere Client and service console commands to configure or diagnose and rectify problems on vSphere.
Use the vSphere Client and the VMware vSphere Management Assistant (vMA) appliance to configure or diagnose and rectify problems on vSphere hosts.
Use ESXi technical support mode to diagnose and rectify problems on vSphere
Use vSphere 6 console troubleshooting options.
Create and use a network sniffer to capture and display virtual switch network traffic.
Use the vSphere Client and command-line tools to troubleshoot VMware VMotion™, VMware Storage VMotion, VMware High Availability, VMware Distributed Resource Scheduler, and virtual machine power-on problem.

TARGET Audience

System administrators, system engineers, help desk, those in short who need the skills, knowledge and practical abilities to perform advanced troubleshooting of a VMware environment.

Course Prerequisites

This course builds upon either the delegates existing VMware skills, or the skills learnt in the administrative courses offered, such as the Fast track or Install, Configure and Manage. It is not suitable for someone new to VMware.

Course Outline

Module 1: Course Introduction
Module 2: ESXi Command-Line Troubleshooting Methods

Install and use vMA
Learn common VMware vSphere Command-Line Interface commands and syntax
Use vSphere console troubleshooting options
Configure ESXi technical support mode and SSH access
Module 3: ESXi, and vCenter Server Log Files
View ESXi, and vCenter Server log files, from both the file system and the vSphere console
Configure a centralized ESXi log host
Module 4: Network Troubleshooting
Identify and configure vNetwork components
Configure and use a network traffic sniffer
Module 5: Management Troubleshooting
Troubleshoot vSphere management components
Module 6: Storage Troubleshooting
View, configure, and diagnose storage access problems
Configure iSCSI authentication and digests
Module 7: VMotion Troubleshooting
Troubleshoot VMotion and Storage VMotion errors
Module 8: VMware HA Cluster Troubleshooting
Troubleshoot errors with slot calculations, admission control, and host monitoring
Module 9: DRS Cluster Troubleshooting
Troubleshoot errors with shares, pools, and limits
Module 10: Virtual Machine Troubleshooting
Review power-on requirements
Troubleshoot virtual machine power-on failures
Module 11: Graduation Lab
Complete an optional final multi hour, multi problem troubleshooting exercise