VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting [V7]

Price

$5,770.00 (AUD)

Duration

5 Days

Modality

Live Online

Course code

EDU-VSTS7-OE

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Course Overview

This five-day, hands-on training course provides you with the advanced knowledge, skills, and abilities to achieve competence in troubleshooting the VMware vSphere® 7.x environment. This workshop increases your skill and competence in using the command-line interface, VMware vSphere® Client, log files, and other tools to analyze and solve problems. 

Course Objectives

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

  • Introduce troubleshooting principles and procedures
  • Use command-line interfaces, log files, and the vSphere Client to diagnose and resolve problems in the vSphere environment
  • Describe the benefits and capabilities of VMware Skyline
  • Explain the purpose of key vSphere log files
  • Identify networking problems based on reported symptoms, validate, and troubleshoot the reported problem, identify the root cause, and implement the appropriate resolution
  • Analyze storage failure scenarios using a logical troubleshooting methodology, identify the root cause, and apply the appropriate resolution to resolve the problem
  • Troubleshoot vSphere cluster failure scenarios and analyze possible causes
  • Diagnose common VMware vSphere® High Availability problems and provide solutions
  • Identify and validate VMware ESXiTM host and VMware vCenter Server® problems, analyze failure scenarios, and select the correct resolution
  • Troubleshoot virtual machine problems, including migration problems, snapshot problems, and connection problems
  • Troubleshoot performance problems with vSphere components 


Target Audience

  • System administrators
  • System integrators.

Prerequisites

This course requires completion of one of the following prerequisites:

  • VMware vSphere: Fast Track [V6.x] or [V7]
  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.x] or [V7]
  • VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V6.x] or [V7]
  • Equivalent knowledge and administration experience with ESXi and vCenter Server 

Experience in working with a command-line interface is highly recommended. 

Product Alignment

  • VMware ESXi 7
  • VMware vCenter Server 7 

Target Audience

  • System administrators
  • System integrators.

Prerequisites

This course requires completion of one of the following prerequisites:

  • VMware vSphere: Fast Track [V6.x] or [V7]
  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.x] or [V7]
  • VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V6.x] or [V7]
  • Equivalent knowledge and administration experience with ESXi and vCenter Server 

Experience in working with a command-line interface is highly recommended. 

Product Alignment

  • VMware ESXi 7
  • VMware vCenter Server 7 

Module 1

Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

Module 2

Introduction to Troubleshooting

  • Define the scope of troubleshooting
  • Use a structured approach to solve configuration and operational problems
  • Apply a troubleshooting methodology to logically diagnose faults and improve troubleshooting efficiency

Module 3

Troubleshooting Tools

  • Use command-line tools (such as ESXCLI) to identify and troubleshoot vSphere problems
  • Identify important vSphere log files and interpret the log file contents
  • Describe the benefits and capabilities of VMware Skyline
  • Explain how VMware Skyline works
  • Identify uses for Skyline Advisor

Module 4

Troubleshooting Virtual Networking

  • Analyse and resolve standard switch and distributed switch problems
  • Analyse virtual machine connectivity problems and fix them
  • Examine common management network connectivity problems and restore configurations

Module 5

Troubleshooting Storage

  • Troubleshoot and resolve storage (iSCSI, NFS, and VMware vSphere® VMFS) connectivity and configuration problems
  • Analyse and resolve common VM snapshot problems
  • Identify and resolve multipathing-related problems, including common causes of permanent device loss (PDL) and all paths down (APD) event problems

Module 6

Troubleshooting vSphere Clusters

  • Identify and recover from problems related to vSphere HA
  • Analyse and resolve VMware vSphere® vMotion® configuration and operational problems
  • Analyse and resolve common VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource SchedulerTM problems

Module 7

Troubleshooting Virtual Machines

  • Identify, analyse, and solve virtual machine snapshot problems
  • Troubleshoot virtual machine power-on problems
  • Identify possible causes and troubleshoot virtual machine connection state problems
  • Diagnose and recover from VMware ToolsTM installation failures

Module 8

Troubleshooting vCenter Server and ESXi

  • Analyse and fix problems with vCenter Server services
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot vCenter Server database problems
  • Examine ESXi host and vCenter Server failure scenarios and resolve the problems

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