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VMware Vcloud

    Module 1: Installing VMware vSphere Graphical User Interfaces
    • Introduction on VMware Vsphere
    • Features of VMware Vsphere
    • Comparsion between VMware Vsphere 5.1 and Vsphere 4.1
    • Install the vSphere Client

    Module 2: Configuring VMware ESXi

    • Task 1: Connect to an ESXi host with the vSphere Client
    • Task 2: View host hardware configuration
    • Task 3: Configure DNS and routing information for an ESXi host
    • Task 4: Configure an ESXi host as an NTP client
    • Task 5: Configure an ESXi host to use directory services

    Module 3: Working with Virtual Machines

    • Task 1: Create a virtual machine
    • Task 2: Install a guest operating system in a virtual machine
    • Task 3: Identify a virtual machine‚Äôs disk format and usage statistics
    • Task 4: Install VMware Tools on a virtual machine installed with a Windows operating system
    • Task 5: Prepare your virtual machine for upcoming labs

    Module 4: Configuring the vCenter Server Appliance

    • Task 1: Configure the VCVA for first use
    • Task 2: Install vSphere license keys
    • Task 3: Create a vCenter Server inventory datacenter object
    • Task 4: Create vCenter Server inventory folder objects
    • Task 5: Add your ESXi host to the vCenter Server inventory
    • Task 6: Configure the vCenter server appliance to use directory services
    • Task 7: Use the vSphere Web Client to log in to the vCenter Server Appliance

    Module 5: Standard Virtual Switches

    • Task 1: View the current standard virtual switch configuration
    • Task 2: Create a standard virtual switch with a virtual machine port group
    • Task 3: Attach your virtual machine to a virtual switch port group

    Module 6: Accessing iSCSI Storage

    • Task 1: Add a VMkernel port group to a standard virtual switch
    • Task 2: Configure the iSCSI software adapter

    Module 7: Accessing IP Storage

    • Task 1: Configure access to NFS datastores
    • Task 2: View iSCSI and NFS storage information

    Module 8: Managing VMware vSphere VMFS

    • Task 1: Review your shared storage configuration
    • Task 2: Change the name of a VMFS datastore
    • Task 3: Create a VMFS datastore
    • Task 4: Expand a VMFS datastore to consume unused space on a LUN
    • Task 5: Remove a VMFS datastore
    • Task 6: Extend a VMFS datastore

    Module 9: Using Templates and Clones

    • Task 1: Copy Sysprep files to the vCenter Server appliance
    • Task 2: Create a template
    • Task 3: Create customization specifications
    • Task 4: Deploy a virtual machine from a template
    • Task 5: Clone a virtual machine that is powered on

    Module 10: Modifying a Virtual Machine

    • Task 1: Increase the size of a VMDK file
    • Task 2: Adjust memory allocation on a virtual machine
    • Task 3: Add a raw LUN to a virtual machine and verify that the guest operating system can see it
    • Task 4: Rename a virtual machine in the vCenter Server inventory
    • Task 5: Expand a thin-provisioned virtual disk

    Module 11: Migrating Virtual Machines

    • Task 1: Configure vCenter Server to manage multiple ESXi hosts
    • Task 2: Migrate virtual machine files with Storage vMotion
    • Task 3: Create a virtual switch and a VMkernel port group for vMotion migration
    • Task 4: Verify that your ESXi host meets vMotion requirements
    • Task 5: Verify that your virtual machines meet vMotion requirements
    • Task 6: Perform a vMotion migration of a virtual machine on a shared datastore
    • Task 7: Prepare for the next lab

    Module 12: Managing Virtual Machines

    • Task 1: Unregister a virtual machine in the vCenter Server inventory
    • Task 2: Register a virtual machine in the vCenter Server inventory
    • Task 3: Unregister and delete virtual machines from disk
    • Task 4: Take snapshots of a virtual machine
    • Task 5: Revert to a snapshot
    • Task 6: Delete an individual snapshot
    • Task 7: Use the Delete All function in Snapshot Manager

    Module 13: Managing vApps

    • Task 1: Create a vApp
    • Task 2: Power on a vApp
    • Task 3: Remove a vApp

    Module 14: Access Control

    • Task 1: Try to log in directly to the ESXi host
    • Task 2: Grant nonadministrator access to a user
    • Task 3: Explore the ESX Admins AD group

    Module 15: User Permissions

    • Task 1: Create a custom role in vCenter Server
    • Task 2: Assign permissions on vCenter Server inventory objects
    • Task 3: Verify permission usability

    Module 16: Resource Pools

    • Task 1: Create CPU contention
    • Task 2: Create a resource pool named Fin-Test
    • Task 3: Create a Resource Pool named Fin-Prod
    • Task 4: Verify resource pool functionality

    MOdule 17: Monitoring Virtual Machine Performance

    • Task 1: Create CPU activity
    • Task 2: Use vCenter Server to monitor CPU utilization
    • Task 3: Undo changes made to your virtual machines

    Module 18: Using Alarms

    • Task 1: Create a virtual machine alarm that monitors for a condition
    • Task 2: Create a Virtual Machine Alarm that monitors for an event
    • Task 3: Trigger virtual machine alarms and acknowledge them
    • Task 4: Disable virtual machine alarms

    Module 19: Using vSphere High Availability

    • Task 1: Create a cluster enabled for vSphere HA
    • Task 2: Add your ESXi host to a cluster
    • Task 3: Test vSphere HA functionality
    • Task 4: Determine vSphere HA cluster resource usage
    • Task 5: Manage vSphere HA slot size
    • Task 6: Configure a vSphere HA cluster with strict admission control
    • Task 7: Prepare for upcoming labs

    Module 20: Configuring VMware vSphere Fault Tolerance

    • Task 1: Prepare the virtual machine
    • Task 2: Enable Fault Tolerance logging
    • Task 3: Activate Fault Tolerance
    • Task 4: Test Fault Tolerance
    • Task 5: Disable Fault Tolerance

    Module 21: vSphere Distributed Resource Scheduler

    • Task 1: Create load imbalance
    • Task 2: Create a DRS cluster
    • Task 3: Verify proper DRS cluster functionality
    • Task 4: Create, test, and disable an affinity rule
    • Task 5: Create, test, and disable an anti-affinity rule
    • Task 6: Create, test, and disable a virtual machine to host affinity rule

    Module 22: VMware vSphere Update Manager

    • Task 1: Install Update Manager
    • Task 2: Install the Update Manager plug-in into the vSphere Client
    • Task 3: Modify cluster settings
    • Task 4: Configure Update Manager
    • Task 5: Create a patch baseline
    • Task 6: Attach a baseline and scan for updates
    • Task 7: Stage patches onto ESXi hosts
    • Task 8: Remediate the ESXi hosts

    Module 23: Installing VMware vCenter Server

    • Task 1: Install vCenter Server