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VMware vSphere: Advanced Networking

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Overview

Deepen your understanding of how to work with vSphere—a leading virtualization platform from VMware—by diving into advanced topics and concepts.

Deepen your understanding of how to work with vSphere—a leading virtualization platform from VMware. Join Brandon Neill as he covers advanced topics and concepts, such as using command line utilities like ESXCLI and vsish to help you gather network information. Brandon discusses physical NICs and how to install the correct network drivers for them, configuring VMDirectPath I/O, and using SR-IOV. Plus, he goes into configuring multicast filters, the function of DvFilters in a distributed switch, and the types of vNICSs.

Syllabus

Introduction
  • Welcome
  • What you should know
1. Command Line
  • Use esxcli
  • Use vsish
  • Use esxtop
  • Perform packet captures
2. Physical NICs
  • Use the hardware compatibility list
  • Installing drivers
  • Understanding NetQueue and RSS
  • Configuring VMDirectPath I/O
  • Use SR-IOV
3. Distributed Switch Filters
  • Understand dvFilters
  • Configure multicast filters
4. vNICs
  • Understand the types of vNICS
  • vmxnet3 features
Conclusion
  • Next steps

Taught by

Brandon Neill

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