Table of Exercises

Exercise 1-1 Installing ESX on Local Storage 7

Exercise 1-2 Installing ESXi from the ISO File 15

Exercise 1-3 Configuring NTP 20

Exercise 1-4 Installing Standalone Licenses 24

Exercise 1-5 Creating a Regular User Account 28

Exercise 1-6 Using the Host Update Utility 35

Exercise 1-7 Working with the ESX Service Console Firewall 42

Exercise 1-8 Exporting a List of Users and Groups on ESX 44

Exercise 2-1 Creating a Standard vSwitch 76

Exercise 2-2 Adding Network Adapters to a vSwitch 82

Exercise 2-3 Creating a VMkernel Port and Configuring vMotion 87

Exercise 2-4 Creating a Distributed vSwitch 93

Exercise 2-5 Editing Service Console and VMkernel Settings 105

Exercise 2-6 Editing the Service Console Interface 107

Exercise 3-1 ...

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