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VMware vSphere 6.5 Deploying VMs and Hosts

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Learn how to deploy vSphere components, including virtual machines, ESXi hosts, and vCenter. Prepare for the VMware Certified Professional exam.

Gain a complete understanding of the vSphere deployment process. Instructor Rick Crisci starts the course by demonstrating a simple deployment of a virtual machine from a template. Then he covers creating content libraries, saving and leveraging VMX files, configuring advanced settings, and using the vCenter Converter. He explains how to work with host profiles and use auto-deploy features. This course covers advanced deployment concepts, topics which are part of the VMware Certified Professional exam.


1. Deploying Virtual Machines (VMs) and Hosts
  • Deploy VMs from a template
  • Create content libraries with vCenter 6.5
  • Using Auto Deploy to image ESXi hosts
  • Host profiles with ESXi 6.5
  • Working with VMX files
  • Create a vSphere 6.5 VM
  • VM advanced settings
  • Deploying VMs using vCenter Converter

Taught by

Rick Crisci


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