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VMware vSphere 6.5 Essential Training Part 2

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Learn how to administer, troubleshoot, and monitor vSphere 6.5, the VMware data center virtualization platform.

Learn the essentials of vSphere 6.5, the data center virtualization platform from VMware. Part 2 of this training series covers administration, troubleshooting, and monitoring. Learn how to migrate virtual machines with vMotion, configure High Availability, and cluster ESXi hosts and related virtual machines with VMware Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS). Learn about controlling resource allocation with DRS rules and resource pools, configuring fault tolerance, and fixing common issues related to installation, storage, and virtual machines. Instructor Rick Crisci also shows how to export logs, set up alarms, and perform simple database maintenance.


  • Introduction
1. Administer Availability
  • vMotion
  • Demo: Configuring for vMotion
  • Demo: vMotion
  • Demo: Scheduled vMotion
  • Storage vMotion
  • Demo: Storage vMotion
  • High Availability (HA) introduction
  • Admission control
  • vSphere 6.5: What's new in HA
  • Demo: HA
  • Demo: Proactive HA
2. Administer Resource Management Features
  • Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS)
  • DRS affinity rules
  • DRS and vCenter
  • DRS and maintenance mode
  • DRS and automation levels
  • DRS and resource fragmentation
  • vSphere 6.5: What's new in DRS
  • Demo: DRS
  • Fault tolerance
  • Demo: Fault tolerance
  • Resource pools
  • vSphere data protection
3. Troubleshooting vSphere 6.x
  • vSphere data protection
  • Demo: Verify VM network config
  • Demo: Verify host networking
  • ESXi management agents
  • Demo: Troubleshoot common installation issues
  • Demo: Troubleshoot common storage issues
4. Monitoring vSphere 6.x
  • Demo: Troubleshoot common VM issues
  • Gathering and uploading logs
  • Demo: Alarms

Taught by

Rick Crisci

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