VMware vSAN: Plan and Deploy [V7]

This two-day, hands-on training course provides you with the knowledge, skills, and tools to plan and deploy a VMware vSAN™ cluster. In this course, you are taught the many considerations that the end vSAN configuration has on the initial planning of the vSAN datastore. You also perform a fully manual configuration of a vSAN cluster.

Audience:

Experienced VMware vSphere® administrators

Prerequisites:

You should have the following understanding or knowledge:

  • Understanding of concepts presented in the VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage course
  • Knowledge of basic storage concepts
  • Experience using vSphere Client to perform administrative tasks on vSphere clusters

Objectives:

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

  • Explain the key features and use cases for vSAN
  • Detail the underlying vSAN architecture and components
  • Describe the different vSAN deployment options
  • Detail vSAN cluster requirements and considerations
  • Apply recommended vSAN design considerations and capacity sizing practices
  • Determine and plan for storage consumption by data growth and failure tolerance
  • Design vSAN hosts for operational needs
  • Explain Maintenance Mode use and its impacts on vSAN
  • Apply best practices for vSAN network configurations
  • Manually configure a vSAN cluster using VMware vSphere® Client™
  • Explain and configure vSAN fault domains
  • Understand and apply vSAN storage policies
  • Define encryption in the vSAN cluster
  • Describe the architecture and use cases for stretched clusters
  • Describe the architecture and use cases for two-node clusters
  • Understand the steps involved in creating the vSAN iSCSI target services

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