VMware vSphere 6 Install, Configure, Manage – Part 1: vSphere Installation

Virtualization and cloud administrators who install, configure and manage vSphere installations

Prerequisite
None

Expected Duration
119 minutes

Description
VMware vSphere 6 ESXi is the hypervisor underlying the vSphere suite of products, which enables bare-metal installation of VMs directly on a hardware. vCenter Server is a centralized management platform that ties it all together. This course covers installation and basic configuration of VMware vSphere 6 ESXi and vCenter Server, and the options to connect to them for management purposes.

Objective

ESXi

  • start the course
  • prepare for VMware vSphere 6 ESXi hypervisor installation
  • choose media from which to install VMware vSphere 6
  • describe the importance of assessing new features when preparing a VMware vSphere 6 deployment
  • locate the ESXi hypervisor in the VMware vSphere 6 topology
  • install VMware vSphere 6 ESXi hypervisor
  • run the VMware vSphere 6 ESXi hypervisor installation wizard
  • connect to VMware vSphere 6 ESXi hypervisor for management

Direct Console User Interface

  • configure lockdown mode on VMware vSphere 6 Direct Console User Interface
  • configure the management network of the VMware vSphere 6 Direct Console User Interface
  • troubleshoot the VMware vSphere 6 Direct Console User Interface

Host Management

  • describe options for managing VMware vSphere 6 hosts one by one
  • configure the host client for VMware vSphere 6
  • manage multiple VMware vSphere 6 hosts simultaneously

vCenter Server

  • prepare installation of VMware vSphere 6 vCenter Server
  • begin deployment of VMware vSphere 6 vCenter Server
  • configure system options in a VMware vSphere 6 vCenter Server Installation
  • configure VMware vSphere 6 vCenter Server settings
  • complete installation of VMware vSphere 6 vCenter Server
  • describe changes in VMware vSphere 6 vCenter Server installation process

vCenter Server Appliance

  • describe options for installing VMware vSphere 6 vCenter Appliance
  • initiate the VMware vSphere 6 vCenter Appliance installation wizard
  • select VMware vSphere 6 vCenter Appliance deployment type
  • set appliance size and datastore for VMware vSphere 6 vCenter Appliance
  • complete VMware vSphere 6 vCenter Appliance installation

Practice: vCenter and ESXi Installation

  • list the steps to install vCenter Server and ESXi hypervisor

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