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VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting [V7]

  • Tuition USD $4,625 GSA  $3,960.96
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 3118 Ratings
  • Course Code EDU-VSTS7
  • Duration 5 days
  • Available Formats Classroom, Virtual

This five-day, hands-on 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.

Skills Gained

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

  • 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

Who Can Benefit

  • System administrators
  • System integrators

Prerequisites

Experience in working with a command-line interface is highly recommended. This course requires completion of one of the following prerequisites:

  • VMware vSphere: Fast Track [V6.x] or [V7]
  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.x] or [V7]
  • VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V6.x] or [V7]
  • Equivalent knowledge and administration experience with ESXi and vCenter Server

Course Details

Product Alignment

  • ESXi 7
  • vCenter Server 7

Outline

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

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

What does GTR stand for?

GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

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