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VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting

  • Course Code VST
  • Duration 5 days
  • Version 7.0

Course Delivery

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  • GTC 56 inc. VAT

    GTC, Global Knowledge Training Credit, please contact Global Knowledge for more details

  • PSO 45 inc. VAT

Virtual Learning Price

£3,520.00

excl. VAT

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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

  • Company Event

    Event at company

  • Public Classroom

    Traditional Classroom Learning

  • Virtual Learning

    Learning that is virtual

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Course Overview

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This five-day, hands-on VMware Troubleshooting training course provides you with the advanced knowledge, skills, and abilities to achieve competence in troubleshooting the VMware vSphere® 7.x environment. This workshop increases your skill and competence in using the command-line interface, VMware vSphere® Client™, log files, and other tools to analyze and solve problems.

This course aligns with the following products ESXi 7, vCenter Server 7

Please Note: This training is also suitable for students who want to be trained on vSphere v6.5 or v6.7.

Virtual Learning

This interactive training can be taken from any location, your office or home and is delivered by a trainer. This training does not have any delegates in the class with the instructor, since all delegates are virtually connected. Virtual delegates do not travel to this course, Global Knowledge will send you all the information needed before the start of the course and you can test the logins.

Course Schedule

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    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 28 September-02 October, 2020
    • Location: Virtual

    £3,520.00

    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 16-20 November, 2020
    • Location: Virtual

    £3,520.00

    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 18-22 January, 2021
    • Location: Virtual

    £3,520.00

Target Audience

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System integrators and administrators who need to troubleshoot a VMware vSphere environment

 

Course Objectives

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After completing this course you should be able to;

  • Introduce troubleshooting principles and procedures
  • Practice Linux commands that aid in the troubleshooting process
  • Use command-line interfaces, log files, and the vSphere Client to diagnose and resolve problems in the vSphere environment
  • Explain the purpose of key vSphere log files
  • Identify networking problems based on reported symptoms, validate and troubleshoot the reported problem, identify the root cause and implement the appropriate resolution
  • Analyze storage failure scenarios using a logical troubleshooting methodology, identify the root cause, and apply the appropriate resolution to resolve the problem
  • Troubleshoot vSphere cluster failure scenarios and analyze possible causes
  • Diagnose common VMware vSphere® High Availability problems and provide solutions
  • Identify and validate VMware ESXi™ host and VMware vCenter Server® problems, analyze failure scenarios, and select the correct resolution
  • Troubleshoot virtual machine problems, including migration problems, snapshot problems, and connection problems
  • Troubleshoot performance problems with vSphere components

Course Content

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Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

Introduction to Troubleshooting

  • Define the scope of troubleshooting
  • Use a structured approach to solve configuration and operational problems
  • Apply a troubleshooting methodology to logically diagnose faults and improve troubleshooting efficiency

Troubleshooting Tools

  • Use command-line tools (such as Linux commands, vSphere CLI, ESXCLI) to identify and troubleshoot vSphere problems
  • Identify important vSphere log files and interpret the log file contents

Troubleshooting Virtual Networking

  • Analyze and resolve standard switch and distributed switch problems
  • Analyze virtual machine connectivity problems and fix them
  • Examine common management network connectivity problems and restore configurations

Troubleshooting Storage

  • Troubleshoot and resolve storage (iSCSI, NFS, and VMware vSphere® VMFS) connectivity and configuration problems
  • Analyze and resolve common VM snapshot problems
  • Identify multipathing-related problems, including common causes of permanent device loss (PDL) and all paths down (APD) events and resolve these problems

Troubleshooting vSphere Clusters

  • Identify and recover from problems related to vSphere HA
  • Analyze and resolve VMware vSphere® vMotion® configuration and operational problems
  • Analyze and resolve common VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™ problems

Troubleshooting Virtual Machines

  • Identify possible causes and resolve virtual machine power-on problems
  • Troubleshoot virtual machine connection state problems
  • Resolve problems seen during VMware Tools™ installations

Troubleshooting vCenter Server and ESXi

  • Analyze and fix problems with vCenter Server services
  • Analyze and fix vCenter Server database problems
  • Examine ESXi host and vCenter Server failure scenarios and resolve the problems

Course Prerequisites

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Attendees should meet one of the following prerequsites or have equivalent knowledge and administration experience with ESXi and vCenter Server

 

Recommended prerequisites:
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