Course Duration : 5 Days

VMware vSphere Troubleshooting Workshop [v5.5]

This hands-on training workshop provides you with the advanced knowledge, skills, and abilities to achieve competence in troubleshooting the VMware vSphere® environment. This workshop also increases your skill and competence in using the command-line interface to analyze problems. The workshop is based on VMware® ESXi™ 5.5 and VMware® vCenter Server™ 5.5.

By the end of the course, you should gain an understanding of the functionality in vSphere 5.5 and be able to meet the following objectives:

•  Use the VMware vSphere® Web Client, the command-line interface, and log files to diagnose and correct
problems in vSphere
•  Configure SSL certificates
•  Troubleshoot networking issues
•  Troubleshoot storage issues
•  Troubleshoot vCenter Server issues
•  Troubleshoot ESXi host issues
•  Troubleshoot vSphere cluster issues
•  Troubleshoot VMware vSphere® vMotion® issues
•  Troubleshoot virtual machine issues

•  System administrators
•  System integrators

  1. Course Introduction
    • Introductions and course logistics
    • Course objectives
  2. Introduction to Troubleshooting
    • Using a structured approach to troubleshooting
  3. Troubleshooting Tools
    • Adding the VMware vSphere® Management Assistant to an Active Directory environment
    • Using commands to record information about your vSphere configuration
    • Locating important log files
    • Gathering log bundles for technical support
  4. SSL Certificates
    • Implementing SSL certificates for vCenter Server
    • Implementing SSL certificates for ESXi
  5. Networking
    • Troubleshooting standard switch issues
    • Troubleshooting virtual machine network connectivity issues
    • Troubleshooting management network connectivity issues
    • Troubleshooting distributed switch issues
  6. Storage
    • Troubleshooting LUN connectivity issues
    • Troubleshooting multipathing issues
  7. Cluster Management
    • Troubleshooting vSphere cluster issues
    • Troubleshooting vSphere vMotion issues
  8. vCenter Server and ESXi
    • Troubleshooting vCenter Server issues
    • Troubleshooting ESXi host issues
  9. Virtual Machines
    • Troubleshooting virtual machine state issues
    • Troubleshooting VMware® Tools™ installation issues
    • Troubleshooting VMware snapshot issues
    • Troubleshooting virtual machine power-on issues

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