This hands-on training course explores new features in VMware® vCenter Server™ 5.1 and VMware vSphere® ESXi™ 5.1. Topics include VMware vSphere® 5.1 installation and how to upgrade from vSphere 4.x to vSphere 5.1.


Students who complete this course may enroll in any of several advanced vSphere 5.1 courses. Go to http://www.vmware.com/education for advanced course options.

Objectives:

    •   List and describe key enhancements in vSphere 5.1
    •   Upgrade a deployment from vSphere 4.1 to vSphere 5.1
    •   Use the VMware vSphere® Web Client to manage virtual machines
    •   List and describe key networking enhancements, including the ESXi firewall and new features in vNetwork distributed switches
    •   Upgrade and manage a VMware vSphere® VMFS-5 datastore
    •   Understand and configure policy-driven storage
    •   Create a datastore cluster and configure Storage DRS
    •   Live migration of a virtual machine without shared storage
    •   Secure the virtual machines using VMware® vShield Endpoint™ (now included in base vSphere product)
    •   Backup and recover a vSphere environment using vSphere Data Protection
    •   Replicate vSphere for SRM deployments using vSphere Replication
    •   Use new displays to monitor VMware vSphere® High Availability cluster activity
    •   Use the Linux-based VMware® vCenter™ Server Appliance™
    •   Use Auto Deploy to install a stateless or stateful ESXi host
    •   Use Image Builder to modify and export an image profile

Intended Audience:

  •   System administrators
  •   IT managers
  •   System architects
  •   People responsible for implementing or managing vSphere environments

Course Introduction

  •   Introductions and course logistics
  •   Course objectives
  •   Other vSphere 5 learning resources

 Introduction to VMware vSphere 5.1

  •   Key enhancements in ESXi, vCenter Server, and VMware vSphere® Update Manager™
  •   Upgrade vSphere components from vSphere 4.1 to vSphere 5.1, including vCenter Server, Update Manager, and ESXi

Virtual Machine Management

  •   Describe new virtual machine version 9 hardware features
  •   Explain virtual machine snapshot consolidation
  •   Describe the vCenter Solutions Manager
  •   Upgrade a virtual machine to version 9 hardware
  •   Install, register, and use the vSphere Web Client

Network Management

  •   Describe the ESXi firewall
  •   Describe new features of vNetwork distributed switches including NetFlow, port mirroring, Link Aggregation (LACP), Link Layer Discover Protocol (LLDP), and SR-IOV
  •   Describe enhancements to network I/O control, including 802.1p priority tagging and user-defined virtual machine resource pools
  •   Configure the ESXi firewall
  •   Configure and test port mirroring

 Storage Management

  •   Describe new storage features, including VMFS-5, Fibre Channel over Ethernet software adapters, policy-driven storage vStorage API for Storage Awareness, and VMware vSphere® Storage Appliance
  •   Describe enhanced features, including snapshot support for VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion®, solid-state disk support, and new primitives in the vStorage API for Array Integration
  •   Upgrade VMFS-3 to VMFS-5
  •   Create user-defined storage capabilities and virtual machine storage profiles

Scalability and Security

  •   Describe scaling enhancements to resource pools and VMware vSphere® vMotion®
  •   Describe VMware vSphere® Storage DRS™ operation
  •   Create a datastore cluster
  •   Configure Storage DRS
  •   Configure vShield Endpoint

High Availability

  •   Describe enhancements to VMware vSphere® Fault Tolerance and Enhanced vMotion Compatibility features
  •   vMotion a virtual machine without shared storage.
  •   Explain the new master-slave architecture of vSphere HA
  •   View the new informational displays to monitor vSphere HA cluster activity
  •   Replicate vSphere using vSphere Replication.
  •   Backup and recover virtual machines using VMware vSphere® Data Protection

  New VMware vSphere Deployment Alternatives

  •   Configure and use the Linux-based VMware® vCenter™ Server Appliance™
  •   Use Image Builder to create an installation image profile
  •   Use Auto Deploy to deploy a stateless ESXi host
  •   Use Auto Deploy to deploy a stateful ESXi host

Duration : 2 Days

Attendance at one of these VMware vSphere 4 courses:

  •   Install, Configure, Manage
  •   Fast Track
  •   What’s New Or equivalent vSphere 4 administration experience

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