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VMware VSphere: What's New (v5.5 To 6.5) - Australia

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Duration: 2 Days*

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  • Learn how to list and describe the key elements in vSphere 6.5.
  • Learn how to upgrade virtual machines to the current hardware.
  • Learn how to Migrate from Windows vCenter Server to vCenter Server Appliance.

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VMware vSphere: What's New (v5.5 to 6.5) Course Introduction

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 class is recommended for customers who want to deploy vSphere 6.5 into their existing vSphere environment.

Course Objectives

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

  • List and describe key enhancements in vSphere 6.5
  • Use the user interface of the new VMware vSphere® Client™, the new VMware Host Client™, and the    appliance shell of VMware vCenter® Server Appliance™
  • 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 vCenter Server Appliance by using a file-based backup solution from the vCenter Server Appliance Management Interface
  • Set up your environment to encrypt and decrypt virtual machines
  • Set up your environment to use encrypted vSphere vMotion to securely migrate encrypted virtual machines
  • Migrate from Windows vCenter Server to vCenter Server Appliance
  • Configure vCenter Server and associated services to use VMware Platform Services Controller™ high availability

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VMware vSphere: What's New (v5.5 to 6.5) Modules

  • Course Introduction
  • Introduction to vSphere 6.5
  • Installation and Upgrade
  • Compute Enhancements
  • Storage Enhancements
  • Network Enhancements
  • Management Enhancement
  • Availability Enhancements
  • Security Enhancements

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Who should attend this VMware vSphere: What's New (v5.5 to 6.5) training course?

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]

Experience with working at the command line is helpful.

The course material presumes that you can perform the following tasks with no assistance or guidance before enrolling in this course:

  • Install and configure ESX or ESXi
  • Install vCenter Server
  • Create vCenter Server objects, such as data centers and folders
  • Create and manage vCenter Server roles and permissions
  • Create and modify a standard switch
  • Create and modify a distributed switch
  • Connect an ESX/ESXi host to NAS, iSCSI, or Fibre Channel storage
  • Create a VMware vSphere® VMFS datastore
  • Enable vSphere vMotion on an ESX/ESXi host
  • Use a wizard or a template to create a virtual machine
  • Modify a virtual machine’s hardware
  • Migrate a virtual machine with vSphere vMotion.
  • Migrate a virtual machine with VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion®
  • Configure and manage a VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™ cluster with resource pools
  • Configure and manage a VMware vSphere® High Availability cluster
Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
In order to attend this course, we recommend having completed VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V5.5 or V6] or having equivalent experience. You must have system administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems.
This course is highly recommended for: System architects System administrators IT managers VMware partners Individuals responsible for implementing and managing vSphere architectures
We are able to provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during and after the course.
Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, Manual, Experienced Instructor, and Refreshments
This course is 2 day(s)
Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda and payment receipts
The price for VMware vSphere: What's New (v5.5 to 6.5) certification in Australia starts from $3209
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider in the world for VMware vSphere: What's New (v5.5 to 6.5).
Please see our VMware Training courses available in Australia

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  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

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