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VMware vSphere: What’s New V6.7 to V7.0

Learning Objectives

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Installation and Upgrade
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Management Enhancements
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ESXi Enhancements
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VM Enhancements
  • Storage Enhancements
  • Security Enhancements
  • Resource Management and Monitoring
  • vSphere Lifecycle Management
  • Introduction to vSphere with Kubernetes

Course Schedule and Exam Details

Module 1: Course Introduction
  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
Module 2: Installation and Upgrade
  • Describe the new vCenter Server Appliance deployment model
  • Upgrade a vCenter Server Appliance instance to vCenter Server Appliance 7
  • Migrate a Windows vCenter Server instance to vCenter Server Appliance 7
  • Describe the enhancements to vCenter Server Appliance
Module 3: Management Enhancements
  • Identify the scaling and performance improvements for vCenter Server Appliance
  • Describe the support provided for dynamic DNS
  • Recognize how to change the IP address or FQDN of vCenter Server
  • Describe prefix-based MAC address allocation
  • Perform a VM template in-place update in Content Library
  • Describe identity federation and recognize its use cases
  • Configure identity federation
  • Manage certificates using the vSphere Client
  • Identify VMware NSX-TTM logical switches and their properties in the vSphere Client
  • Explain the benefits of using VMware SkylineTM to proactively monitor your environment
Module 4: ESXi Enhancements
  • Upgrade an ESXi host to version 7
  • List the enhancements introduced with ESXi 7
  • Describe new device support for ESXi hosts
  • Describe support for Precision Time Protocol
Module 5: VM Enhancements
  • Discuss the new functionality, virtual devices, and VM maximums supported by VM compatibility version 17
  • Describe the enhancements to guest customization
  • Perform a vSphere vMotion migration of VMs with remote devices
Module 6: Storage Enhancements
  • Describe the enhancements to NVMe support
  • Describe the enhancements to VMware Pluggable Storage Architecture
  • Describe the purpose of the High-Performance Plug-in
  • Describe the support for iSER
  • Recognize the changes made to the ESXi system storage layout
Module 7: Security Enhancements
  • Describe the enhancements to the VM encryption feature
  • Describe the enhancements to cloning, migration, and encryption operations
  • Describe the benefits and use cases of vSphere Trust Authority
  • Configure vSphere Trust Authority
  • Describe the support for CAB deployment of WSFC in vSphere 6.7 and later
  • List the enhancements made to vSAN
Module 8: Cluster Enhancements
  • Demonstrate the Quickstart feature of the ESXi cluster
  • Recognize improvements to vSphere DRS
  • Describe use cases for scalable shares
Module 9: vSphere Lifecycle Management
  • Use vCenter Server Update Planner to run vCenter Server upgrade prechecks
  • Compare vSphere Lifecycle Manager to vSphere Update Manager
  • Manage and update ESXi hosts using vSphere Lifecycle Manager
Module 10: Introduction to vSphere with Kubernetes
  • Differentiate between containers and virtual machines
  • Identify the parts of a container system
  • Recognize the basic architecture of Kubernetes
  • Describe a basic Kubernetes workflow
  • Describe the purpose of vSphere with Kubernetes and how it fits into the VMware Tanzu portfolio
  • Explain the vSphere with Kubernetes supervisor cluster
  • Describe the Tanzu Kubernetes grid service

The course material presumes that you can perform the following tasks with no assistance or guidance before enrolling in this course:

  • Install and configure ESXi
  • Install vCenter Server
  • Create vCenter Server objects, such as data centers and folders
  • Create and manage vCenter Server roles and permissions
  • Create and modify a standard switch
  • Create and modify a distributed switch
  • Connect an ESXi host to NAS, iSCSI, or Fibre Channel storage
  • Create a VMFS datastore
  • Use a content library template to create a virtual machine
  • Modify a virtual machine’s hardware
  • Migrate a virtual machine with VMware vSphere® vMotion® and VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion®
  • Configure and manage a vSphere DRS cluster
  • Configure and manage a VMware vSphere® High Availability cluster
  • Use VMware vSphere® Update ManagerTM to apply patches and perform upgrades to ESXi hosts and VMs

If you cannot complete these tasks, VMware recommends that you instead take the VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V7] course.

Target Audience

  • System Architects

  • System Administrators

  • IT Managers

  • VMware partners

  • Individuals responsible for implements and managing vSphere architectures

Prerequisites

  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage

  • VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale

  • VMware vSphere: Fast Track

  • VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting

Training program

In this three-day, hands-on training course, VMware vSphere: What’s New, students will explore the new features and enhancements in VMware vCenter Server® 7 and VMware ESXi™ 7. Real-world use-case deployment scenarios, hands-on lab exercises, and lectures teach you the skills that you need to effectively implement and configure VMware vSphere® 7.

This class prepares you for the VMware Certified Professional – Data Center Virtualization 2021 (VCP-DCV 2021) exam.

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March: 17, 18, 19 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Virtual Instructor Led Register
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April: 26, 27, 28 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Virtual Instructor Led Register

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