VMware vSphere: Whats New [V5.5 to V6.5]

In this three-day, hands-on training course, you will explore the new features and enhancements in VMware vCenter Server® 6.5 and VMware ESXi™ 6.5. Real-world use case deployment scenarios, hands-on lab exercises, and lectures will teach you the skills that you need to effectively implement and configure VMware vSphere® 6.5. This course is recommended for customers who want to deploy vSphere 6.5 into their existing vSphere environment.

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.

Audience:

System architects, system administrators, IT managers, VMware partners, and individuals responsible for implementing and managing vSphere architectures.

Prerequisites:

This course requires completion of one the following courses or equivalent knowledge and administration experience with VMware ESX®/ESXi and vCenter Server:

  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V5.5 or V6]
  • VMware vSphere: Fast Track [V5.5 or V6]
  • VMware vSphere: What’s New [V5.5 or V6]
  • • VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting [V5.5 or V6]

Course objectives:

  •  List and describe key enhancements in vSphere 6.5
  •  Use VMware vSphere® Client™, VMware Host Client™, and the VMware vCenter® Server Appliance™ 
  •    shell 
  •  Add users to the lockdown exception users list and test the lockdown mode
  •  Configure virtual machines to check for and install newer versions of VMware Tools™
  •  Upgrade virtual machines to the current hardware
  •  Create a multisite content library for synchronizing virtual machine templates, vApps, ISO images, and 
  •    scripts across vCenter Server instances
  •  Enable the VMware vSphere® Authentication Proxy service to automatically add new hosts to the Active 
  •    Directory domain
  •  Configure NFS- and iSCSI-backed virtual volumes to provide a common storage platform, independent of 
  •    the underlying storage hardware
  •  Create storage policies and use these policies with virtual machines and virtual volume datastores
  •  Work with VMware vSphere® Network I/O Control to create and configure a distributed switch
  •  Use VMware vSphere® vMotion® to migrate virtual machines across vCenter Server instances
  •  Activate the high availability feature of vCenter Server Appliance
  •  Back up a vCenter Server Appliance instance by using a file-based backup solution from the vCenter 
  •    Server Appliance Management Interface
  •  Use virtual machine encryption to encrypt and decrypt virtual disks
  •  Use encrypted vSphere vMotion to securely migrate virtual machines
  •  Migrate from Windows vCenter Server to vCenter Server Appliance

Read the official course description here

Certification:

This course will make you ready for the VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization v6.5 exam. 

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