- Virtualization, what’s it all about (What makes virtualization possible, What a hypervisor is all about, and the anatomy of a VM)
- ESXi 6.0 – What it does, and how to set it up. (Install within Workstation).
- Controlling ESXi (vSphere Client, vCLI, VMware Powershell, and vCenter)
- VMware Security – Configuring the Firewall, Time, and Groups and users to include AD Integration
- Building of Virtual Machines – Building from scratch, Cloning,P2V, and third party cloning
- Fine Turning VMs – tips and tricks for max performance
- Virtualization of the infrastructure – A look at best practices fo Domain Controllers, Email Servers and other Systems.
- Overview of Storage – Different types of storage to include DAS, NAS, and iSCSI
- Setup and use vCenter – vCenter Alarms
- Update Manager, High Availability, Fault Tolerance, and Disaster Planning for Virtualization
- VMware backups, Backup softwares (to include Veeam, VM Explorer, and VMprotect 6)
- Basic Troubelshooting of Virtualized environments.
The student needs to be familiar with basic system administration in either Windows Server or Linux.
Book Information: Teacher will provide class notes and suggest reference books.
System Requirements for doing Labs:
- Processor: Dual Core. Must be a x64 processor with hardware-assisted virtualization support (Intel VT-x or AMD-V)
- Memory: 4GB RAM
- Disk Space: 100GB of free hard drive space
- OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7. 64 bit version recommended.
- Be able to provide OS for 32 bit OS for practice VMs. (Windows 2000 to 2008)
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