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 ====== vSphere 6: Install, Configure, Manage ====== ====== vSphere 6: Install, Configure, Manage ======
  
 +**Track Room Location: Heritage Hall 139**
  
 +<font inherit/​inherit;;#​c0392b;;​inherit>//​**Registration for this track is now CLOSED, but you can be added to the "wait list" and be notified if and when space opens up. Simply make the "wait list" option your primary choice. While you are on the "wait list," you will be registered into your alternate track choice.**//</​font>​
  
-==== Track Room Location: Heritage Hall 139 ==== +**Description** \\
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-//**Registration for this track is now CLOSED, but you can be added to the "wait list" and be notified if and when space opens up. Simply make the "wait list" option your primary choice. While you are on the "wait list," you will be registered into your alternate track choice.**// +
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-===== Description ===== +
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 VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage features intensive hands-on training that focuses on installing, configuring,​ and managing VMware vSphere® 6, which includes VMware ESXi™ 6 and VMware vCenter Server™ 6. This course prepares you to administer a vSphere infrastructure for an organization of any size and forms the foundation for most other VMware technologies in the software-defined data center. VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage features intensive hands-on training that focuses on installing, configuring,​ and managing VMware vSphere® 6, which includes VMware ESXi™ 6 and VMware vCenter Server™ 6. This course prepares you to administer a vSphere infrastructure for an organization of any size and forms the foundation for most other VMware technologies in the software-defined data center.
  
 +**Prerequisites**
  
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-===== Prerequisites ===== 
   * System administration experience (or understanding) on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems   * System administration experience (or understanding) on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems
   * Understanding of basic networking   * Understanding of basic networking
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 All attendees will be provided with an e-book copy of VAP-EN-VSICM6-KIT,​ VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [6.0] – English Kit. All attendees will be provided with an e-book copy of VAP-EN-VSICM6-KIT,​ VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [6.0] – English Kit.
  
-**An orientation webinar on dowloading and accessing the e-book will be scheduled for 12:00noon Central, Thursday, July 7.**+__**An orientation webinar on dowloading and accessing the e-book will be scheduled for 12:00noon Central, Thursday, July 7.**__
  
 +**Instructor**
  
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-===== Instructor ===== +**John Vail** ​ is a Professor in the Department of Network Engineering Technology housed in the Advanced Technology Center at Florida State College at Jacksonville,​ Fl. He is a Subject Matter Expert with the Cyber Security & Information Systems Information Analysis Center, and most recent speaking engagements were the 2012 North American IPv6 Summit in Denver, CO, the 24th & 25th International Conference on College Teaching and Learning, E-LEARN 2013 - World Conference on E-Learning, 2014 Winter ICT Educator Conference, and EdMedia 2015 - World Conference on Educational Media and Technology (where he received an Outstanding Paper award). He was the Primary Investigator on iNoVATE – A Network Virtualization Project grant awarded by the National Science Foundation, and is Co-PI on iNOVATE-X (NSF ATE iNoVATE-Expansion Project that creates courses to align to the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) certification,​ along with two additional courses: Virtual Internship and Virtual Capstone), and was a Cyber team member on the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Train­ing (TAACCCT) Department of Labor grant. Additional research interests include big data analytics, cloud/ virtualization,​ eLearning, and student engagement. John graduated from East Carolina University with an M.S. in Technology Systems with dual concentrations in Information Security and Computer Networking Management and recently completed over 30 hours of PhD level coursework in eLearning. His master’s thesis is titled: “Small Business Information Security”. Mr. Vail also has over 20 years of experience as a project and operations manager.
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-**John Vail** is a Professor in the Department of Network Engineering Technology housed in the Advanced Technology Center at Florida State College at Jacksonville,​ Fl. He is a Subject Matter Expert with the Cyber Security & Information Systems Information Analysis Center, and most recent speaking engagements were the 2012 North American IPv6 Summit in Denver, CO, the 24th & 25th International Conference on College Teaching and Learning, E-LEARN 2013 - World Conference on E-Learning, 2014 Winter ICT Educator Conference, and EdMedia 2015 - World Conference on Educational Media and Technology (where he received an Outstanding Paper award). He was the Primary Investigator on iNoVATE – A Network Virtualization Project grant awarded by the National Science Foundation, and is Co-PI on iNOVATE-X (NSF ATE iNoVATE-Expansion Project that creates courses to align to the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) certification,​ along with two additional courses: Virtual Internship and Virtual Capstone), and was a Cyber team member on the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Train­ing (TAACCCT) Department of Labor grant. Additional research interests include big data analytics, cloud/ virtualization,​ eLearning, and student engagement. John graduated from East Carolina University with an M.S. in Technology Systems with dual concentrations in Information Security and Computer Networking Management and recently completed over 30 hours of PhD level coursework in eLearning. His master’s thesis is titled: “Small Business Information Security”. Mr. Vail also has over 20 years of experience as a project and operations manager. +
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-===== Three Objectives ===== +
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-1. To be able to describe vCenter Server architecture +
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-2. How to use vCenter Server to manage an ESXi host +
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 +**Three Objectives** \\
 +1. To be able to describe vCenter Server architecture \\
 +2. How to use vCenter Server to manage an ESXi host \\
 3. How to configure and manage a vSphere infrastructure with the VMware vSphere® Web Client 3. How to configure and manage a vSphere infrastructure with the VMware vSphere® Web Client
  
 +**Agenda**
  
 +__Monday__
  
-===== Agenda ===== +1. Course Introduction ​\\ 
- +Introductions and course logistics ​\\ 
- +Course objectives ​\\
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-1. Course Introduction +
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-Introductions and course logistics +
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-Course objectives +
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 References and resources References and resources
  
- +2. Software-Defined Data Center ​\\ 
- +Introduce components of the software-defined data center ​\\ 
-2. Software-Defined Data Center +Describe where vSphere fits into the cloud architecture ​\\ 
- +Install and use vSphere Client ​\\
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-Introduce components of the software-defined data center +
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-Describe where vSphere fits into the cloud architecture +
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-Install and use vSphere Client +
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 Overview of ESXi Overview of ESXi
  
- +3. Creating Virtual Machines ​\\ 
- +Introduce virtual machines, virtual machine hardware, and virtual machine files \\
-3. Creating Virtual Machines +
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-Introduce virtual machines, virtual machine hardware, and virtual machine files +
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 Create and work with virtual machines and templates Create and work with virtual machines and templates
  
 +__Tuesday__
  
- +4. vCenter Server ​\\ 
-Tuesday +Introduce the vCenter Server architecture ​\\ 
- +Deploy and configure vCenter Server Appliance ​\\ 
- +Use vSphere Web Client ​\\
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-4. vCenter Server +
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-Introduce the vCenter Server architecture +
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-Deploy and configure vCenter Server Appliance +
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-Use vSphere Web Client +
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 Manage vCenter Server inventory objects and licenses Manage vCenter Server inventory objects and licenses
  
- +5. Configuring and Managing Virtual Networks ​\\ 
- +Describe, create, and manage standard switches ​\\ 
-5. Configuring and Managing Virtual Networks +Configure virtual switch security and load-balancing policies ​\\
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-Describe, create, and manage standard switches +
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-Configure virtual switch security and load-balancing policies +
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 Create, configure, and manage vSphere distributed switches, network connections,​ and port groups Create, configure, and manage vSphere distributed switches, network connections,​ and port groups
  
 +__Wednesday__
  
- +6. Configuring and Managing Virtual Storage ​\\ 
-Wednesday +Introduce storage protocols and storage device types \\ 
- +Discuss ESXi hosts using iSCSI and NFS storage ​\\ 
- +Create and manage VMFS and NFS datastores ​\\ 
- +Introduce VMware Virtual SAN™ ​\\
-6. Configuring and Managing Virtual Storage +
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-Introduce storage protocols and storage device types +
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-Discuss ESXi hosts using iSCSI and NFS storage +
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-Create and manage VMFS and NFS datastores +
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-Introduce VMware Virtual SAN™ +
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 Introduce Virtual Volumes Introduce Virtual Volumes
  
- +7. Virtual Machine Management ​\\ 
- +Use templates and cloning to deploy new virtual machines ​\\ 
-7. Virtual Machine Management +Modify and manage virtual machines ​\\ 
- +Perform vSphere vMotion and vSphere Storage vMotion migrations ​\\ 
- +Create and manage virtual machine snapshots ​\\ 
- +Create vApps \\
-Use templates and cloning to deploy new virtual machines +
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-Modify and manage virtual machines +
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-Perform vSphere vMotion and vSphere Storage vMotion migrations +
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-Create and manage virtual machine snapshots +
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-Create vApps +
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 Introduce the types of content libraries and how to deploy and use them Introduce the types of content libraries and how to deploy and use them
  
- +8. Resource Management and Monitoring ​\\ 
- +Introduce virtual CPU and memory concepts ​\\ 
-8. Resource Management and Monitoring +Configure and manage resource pools \\ 
- +Describe methods for optimizing CPU and memory usage \\ 
- +Use various tools to monitor resource usage \\ 
- +Create and use alarms to report certain conditions or events ​\\ 
-Introduce virtual CPU and memory concepts +Identify and troubleshoot virtual machine resource issues ​\\
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-Configure and manage resource pools +
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-Describe methods for optimizing CPU and memory usage +
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-Use various tools to monitor resource usage +
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-Create and use alarms to report certain conditions or events +
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-Identify and troubleshoot virtual machine resource issues +
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 Introduce vRealize Operations Manager for data center monitoring and management Introduce vRealize Operations Manager for data center monitoring and management
  
 +__Thursday__
  
- +9. vSphere HA and vSphere Fault Tolerance ​\\ 
-Thursday +Explain the vSphere HA architecture ​\\ 
- +Configure and manage a vSphere HA cluster ​\\ 
- +Use vSphere HA advanced parameters ​\\ 
- +Introduce vSphere Fault Tolerance ​\\ 
-9. vSphere HA and vSphere Fault Tolerance +Enable vSphere Fault Tolerance on virtual machines ​\\ 
- +Introduce vSphere Replication ​\\
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-Explain the vSphere HA architecture +
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-Configure and manage a vSphere HA cluster +
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-Use vSphere HA advanced parameters +
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-Introduce vSphere Fault Tolerance +
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-Enable vSphere Fault Tolerance on virtual machines +
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-Introduce vSphere Replication +
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 Use vSphere Data Protection to back up and restore data Use vSphere Data Protection to back up and restore data
  
- +10. Host Scalability ​\\ 
- +Describe the functions and benefits of a vSphere DRS cluster ​\\ 
-10. Host Scalability +Configure and manage a vSphere DRS cluster ​\\
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-Describe the functions and benefits of a vSphere DRS cluster +
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-Configure and manage a vSphere DRS cluster +
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 Use vSphere HA and vSphere DRS together for business continuity Use vSphere HA and vSphere DRS together for business continuity
  
- +11. vSphere Update Manager and Host Maintenance ​\\ 
- +Use vSphere Update Manager to manage ESXi patching ​\\ 
-11. vSphere Update Manager and Host Maintenance +Install vSphere Update Manager and the vSphere Update Manager plug-in ​\\ 
- +Create patch baselines ​\\ 
- +Use host profiles to manage host configuration compliance ​\\
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-Use vSphere Update Manager to manage ESXi patching +
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-Install vSphere Update Manager and the vSphere Update Manager plug-in +
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-Create patch baselines +
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-Use host profiles to manage host configuration compliance +
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 Scan and remediate hosts Scan and remediate hosts
  
 +__Friday__
  
- +12. Installing vSphere Components ​\\ 
-Friday +Install ESXi \\ 
- +Introduce vCenter Server deployment options ​\\ 
- +Describe vCenter Server hardware, software, and database requirements ​\\ 
- +Discuss installation of vCenter Server Appliance and a vCenter Server instance ​\\
-12. Installing vSphere Components +
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-Install ESXi +
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-Introduce vCenter Server deployment options +
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-Describe vCenter Server hardware, software, and database requirements +
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-Discuss installation of vCenter Server Appliance and a vCenter Server instance +
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 Demonstrate vCenter Server installation Demonstrate vCenter Server installation
  
- +**Instructor Links** \\
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