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VMware vSphere: What's New

  • Course Code VMWN
  • Duration 3 days
  • Version 7

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This course is available in the following formats:

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  • Company Event

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Course Overview

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In this three-day, hands-on VMware What's New training course, you explore the new features and enhancements in VMware vCenter Server® 7 and VMware ESXi™ 7. Real-world use-case deployment scenarios, hands-on lab exercises, and lectures teach you the skills that you need to effectively implement and configure VMware vSphere® 7.

This course is recommended for customers who want to deploy vSphere 7 in their existing vSphere environment.

Product Alignment:

  • ESXi 7
  • vCenter Server 7

Course Schedule

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Target Audience

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  • System architects
  • system administrators
  • IT managers
  • VMware partners
  • Individuals responsible for implementing and managing vSphere architectures

Course Objectives

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

  • List and describe the importance of key features and enhancements in vSphere 6.7 update releases and vSphere 7
  • Determine the proper upgrade path for a vCenter Server instance and upgrade VMware vCenter® Server Appliance™ to version 7
  • Migrate a Windows vCenter Server system to vCenter Server Appliance 7
  • Manage and update VM templates located in content libraries
  • Use Identity Federation to configure vCenter Server to use Microsoft ADFS
  • Use the VMware vSphere® Client™ to manage certificates
  • Describe vCenter Server, VMware ESXi™, storage, network, virtual machine, and security enhancements in vSphere 7
  • Use VMware vSphere® Trust Authority™ to secure the infrastructure for encrypted VMs
  • Demonstrate the Quickstart feature of the ESXi cluster
  • Recognize improvements to VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™
  • Use vSphere Lifecycle Manager to manage vSphere deployments, updates, and configurations
  • Discuss the purpose and capabilities of VMware vSphere® with Kubernetes and how it fits into the VMware Tanzu™ portfolio

Course Prerequisites

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This course requires completion of one the following courses or equivalent knowledge and administration experience with ESXi and vCenter Server:

  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage - VSICM
  • VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale - VSOS
  • VMware vSphere: Fast Track - VSFT
  • VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting - VST

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

  • Install and configure 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 ESXi host to NAS, iSCSI, or Fibre Channel storage
  • Create a VMFS datastore
  • Use a content library template to create a virtual machine
  • Modify a virtual machine’s hardware
  • Migrate a virtual machine with VMware vSphere® vMotion® and VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion®
  • Configure and manage a vSphere DRS cluster
  • Configure and manage a VMware vSphere® High Availability cluster
  • Use VMware vSphere® Update Manager™ to apply patches and perform upgrades to ESXi hosts and VMs

If you cannot complete these tasks, we recommend you instead to take the 'VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V7]' - VSICM course

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