VMware vSphere: Practitioner Workshop [V6.7]

In this three-day workshop, students perform various tasks that a system administrator performs on a regular basis. These tasks include updating and upgrading an existing basic VMware vSphere® environment and troubleshooting common problems. Students apply the concepts learned during the VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.7] course while they increase their skill and competence.

Product Alignment

  • ESXi 6.7
  • vCenter Server 6.7

Digital documentation:

It is important that you use an email for the registration that you can reach during the course.

  • You will receive 4 rolling licenses - 2 for a PC/MAC, and 2 for mobile devices.
  • You will receive the e-book in advance of the course; this will allow you to read the materials before the course starts.


  • System administrators and engineers, with beginner to intermediate knowledge of vSphere, who want to gain proficiency in the management of the vSphere lifecycle.


Completion of the VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.7] course

Course objectives:

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

  • Explore VMware vSphere® Distributed SwitchTM configuration options

  • Construct a vSphere Distributed Switch for VMware vSphere® vMotion® and VM Traffic

  • Discuss vSphere storage concepts

  • Differentiate between VMware vSphere® VMFS and NFS datastores

  • Construct an iSCSI VMkernel Interface on a vSphere Distributed Switch

  • Create VMFS datastores

  • Describe the architecture and requirements of vSAN configuration

  • Explain how to create and use vSAN disk groups and storage policies

  • Discuss vSphere vMotion migration workflow

  • Discuss VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion® migration workflow

  • Complete virtual machine storage migrations

  • Automate virtual machine migrations using VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource SchedulerTM

  • Configure vSphere DRS groups and rules

  • Discuss VMware vCenter Server® migration paths

  • Complete a migration of Windows vCenter Server to VMware vCenter® Server ApplianceTM

  • Discuss VMware vSphere® Update ManagerTM concepts

  • Perform VMware ESXiTM hosts upgrades using vSphere Update Manager

  • Employ host profiles to configure an ESXi host

  • Configure VMware vSphere® High Availability

  • Demonstrate the ESXi Cluster Quickstart feature

  • Create a content library

  • Create a virtual machine template

  • Create customization specifications

  • Deploy a virtual machine from a template in the content library

  • Clone virtual machines

  • Configure vCenter Server Appliance backup

  • Restore a vCenter Server Appliance from a backup

  • Forward vCenter Server Appliance log files to Remote Syslog Server

  • Configure VMware vCenter Server® High Availability

Read the official course description here

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