VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting Workshop V6.5

VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting Workshop V6.5 Course Description

Duration: 5.00 days (40 hours)

This VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting Workshop V6.5 provides you with the advanced knowledge, skills, and abilities to achieve competence in troubleshooting the VMware vSphere 6.x environment. This workshop increases your skill and competence in using the command-line interface, VMware vSphere Web Client, VMware vRealize Log lnsight, and other tools to analyze and solve problems.

Product Alignment
- ESXi 6.5
- vCenter Server 6.5

Next Class Dates

Feb 19, 2018 – Feb 23, 2018
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM PT
519 8th Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10018
New York, NY 10018
Mar 19, 2018 – Mar 23, 2018
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM PT
519 8th Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10018
New York, NY 10018
Apr 16, 2018 – Apr 20, 2018
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM PT
519 8th Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10018
New York, NY 10018
May 21, 2018 – May 25, 2018
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM PT
519 8th Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10018
New York, NY 10018

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Intended Audience for this VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting Workshop V6.5 Course

  • » System administrators
  • » System integrators

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Course Prerequisites for VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting Workshop V6.5

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VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting Workshop V6.5 Course Objectives

  • » Use vSphere Web Client, the command-line interface, and logs to diagnose and resolve problems in the vSphere environment
  • » Introduce troubleshooting principles and procedures
  • » Troubleshoot networking problems and recover from these problems
  • » Analyze storage failure scenarios and resolve the problems
  • » Troubleshoot vSphere cluster failure scenarios and analyze possible causes
  • » Diagnose common VMware vSphere® High Availability problems and provide solutions
  • » Troubleshoot problems related to virtual machine migration (VMware vSphere vMotion) and improve resource use (VMware vSphere Distributed Resource Scheduler)
  • » Troubleshoot VMware vCenter Server problems
  • » Identify VMware ESXi host problems, analyze failure scenarios, and correct them
  • » Troubleshoot faulty virtual machines, including installation problems, snapshot problems, connection problems, and more

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VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting Workshop V6.5 Course Outline

      1. Course Introduction
        1. Introductions and course logistics
        2. Course objectives
        3. Describe the content of this course
        4. Gain a complete picture of the VMware certification system
        5. Familiarize yourself with the benefits of the VMware Education Learning Zone
        6. Identify additional resources
      2. Introduction to Troubleshooting
        1. Identify the effects of a system problem
        2. Define the scope of troubleshooting
        3. Use a structured approach
        4. Understand the principles of troubleshooting
        5. Follow a logical troubleshooting procedure
        6. Examine examples of troubleshooting
      3. Troubleshooting Tools
        1. Use command-line tools to identify and troubleshoot problems
        2. Use VMware vSphere® Management Assistant
        3. Find and interpret important log files
        4. Use vRealize Log Insight for log aggregation, efficient log search, and problem analysis
      4. Networking
        1. Identify the symptoms of network-related problems
        2. Analyze and resolve standard switch and distributed switch problems
        3. Analyze virtual machine connectivity problems and fix them
        4. Examine common management network connectivity problems and restore configurations
        5. Identify and prevent potential problems
      5. Storage
        1. Troubleshoot storage (iSCSI, NFS, VMware vSphere® VMFS, VMware vSAN, and VMware vSphere® Virtual Volumes) connectivity problems
        2. Analyze storage-related logs
        3. Analyze hardware malfunction and software misconfiguration scenarios
        4. Identify multipathing-related problems, including permanent device loss (PDL) and all paths down (APD)
        5. Analyze possible causes, recover from the faulty conditions, and restore storage visibility
      6. vSphere Clusters
        1. Identify and recover from problems related to vSphere HA
        2. Analyze and troubleshoot various types of vSphere vMotion problems related to virtual machine migrations
        3. Discuss and recover from vSphere DRS problems to achieve proper function and balanced resource use
        4. Examine vSphere cluster failure scenarios and possible solutions
      7. Virtual Machines
        1. Analyze and resolve common virtual machine snapshot problems
        2. Identify possible causes and resolve virtual machine power-on problems
        3. Troubleshoot virtual machine connection state problems
        4. Resolve problems seen during VMware Tools installations
        5. Examine failure scenarios and provide solutions
      8. vCenter Server and ESXi
        1. Understand the vCenter Server and VMware Platform Services Controller architecture in vSphere 6.x
        2. Identify and resolve authentication problems
        3. Troubleshoot VMware Certificate Authority and certificate problems
        4. Analyze and fix problems with vCenter Server services
        5. Analyze and fix vCenter Server database problems
        6. Identify VMware vCenter Server® High Availability problems
        7. Examine ESXi host and vCenter Server failure scenarios and resolve the problems

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Do you have the right background for VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting Workshop V6.5?

Skills Assessment

We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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Award winning, world-class Instructors

John B.
John has been an information technology professional for nearly 20 years, utilizing Windows and Linux/UNIX operating environments. For the last seven years, John has focused on Virtualization utilizing a number of platforms, specializing in VMware Virtualization with ESX Server, vCenter and VMware Consolidated Backup.

He has traveled all over the North America working with numerous Fortune 500 companies and government agencies on implementations of VMware Infrastructure/vSphere. With more than 135 successful installations, John has gained experience with a wide variety of environments including all the major hardware vendors and storage providers.

In his work with clients like Siemens, Boeing, Aramark, the State of Connecticut and the City of New York, John has been instrumental in the creation of documentation, training materials, chargeback procedures for the virtual environment, and proof-of-concept analysis. Materials and documentation which John has created are currently being utilized by, literally, hundreds of clients all over the world!

In addition to working with clients on their VMware environments directly, John has also assisted numerous clients pre-virtualization in determining the appropriate path, potential ROI and cost benefit analysis of a VMware virtual environment as compared with physical servers. John understands not only the technical aspects of virtualization but the improved management and Service Agility intrinsic to any virtual environment. His ability to explain that environment in technical and non-technical terms as well has led to successful VMware Infrastructure implementations all over the United States.

John Presently holds the following VMware Certifications:
VCP3, VCP4 #45078

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Recent Client Testimonials & Reviews

Ron did a great job!! Pace was good; explanations were good; engaged all students in order to have them participate; patient; encouraged questions and open discussion. Hope to have Ron again as an instructor.
Eric Z.
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» VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale plus Troubleshooting Fast Track

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