Clear and Simple VMware vSphere 6.5 Foundations VCP - Part 1

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This course gives you an understanding of vSphere foundational concepts. VMware vSphere is everywhere. Non-virtualized datacenters are a thing of the past, and in order to stay relevant you must understand vSphere. This course builds off my Clear and Simple vSphere Certified Associate videos, and gives you a deeper understanding of vSphere. You will learn about vSphere concepts such as VMFS and NFS storage, templates, cloning, vCenter and ESXi installation, Update Manager, and VSAN. I will also provide live demos of many common tasks that you may need to perform as a vSphere Administrator using the vSphere Web Client.This course will also help you prepare for the VMware vSphere 6.5 Foundations exam.

What You Will Learn

  • vCenter and ESXi installation, updates, and configuration
  • Understand vSphere Storage including VSAN, iSCSI, NFS, and VMFS
  • Create and manage Virtual Machines (VM) and vApps
  • Create vSphere Standard and Distributed Switches
  • Deploy VMs from a template and clone VMs


This book is designed for administrators who need to learn the vSphere fundamentals and for anyone who plans to take the vSphere 6 Foundations Exam.

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  • Title: Clear and Simple VMware vSphere 6.5 Foundations VCP - Part 1
  • Author(s): Rick Crisci
  • Release date: December 2018
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781789951783