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VMware Ultimate Bootcamp vSphere 6.0

Video Description

The VMware Ultimate Bootcamp vSphere 6.0 is a course that features intensive hands-on training that focuses on installing, configuring, managing and troubleshooting VMware vSphere 6.0, which includes VMware ESXi 6.0 and VMware vCenter Server 6.0. This course enables the candidates to efficiently manage and administer a vSphere infrastructure of any size for any organization. It is the foundation course for most of the other VMware technologies courses and also provides a starting point to explore deeper in the field of software-defined data center. The VMware Ultimate Bootcamp vSphere 6.0 course covers the fundamental tools and techniques required to plan, install and administer a VMware environment including disaster recovery and backup. It also teaches the students on creating, configuring and securing virtual machines. The students will get a basic understanding of licensing and different components of the VMware vSphere suite of applications. The course will be helpful in preparing for the Certified Virtualization Expert (CVE) exam from VMware.

Table of Contents

  1. Course Introduction
    1. Introduction 00:00:10
    2. Course Introduction 00:02:58
    3. Instructor Introduction 00:00:47
  2. Course Introduction and Methodology
    1. Learn IT! Do IT! Know IT! 00:02:17
    2. Course Methodology 00:00:39
    3. Lab Access 00:00:36
    4. Certified Virtualization Expert (CVE) Certification 00:00:45
    5. Chapter 1 Review 00:00:14
  3. Virtualization Overview
    1. Chapter 2 Overview 00:00:09
    2. Chapter 2 Introduction 00:00:09
    3. Topic 1: VMware Virtualization 00:00:06
    4. The Software-Defined Datacenter (SDDC) 00:01:10
    5. vCloud Suite 6.0 00:01:35
    6. Class Exercise - Why Virtualize? 00:00:48
    7. Why Virtualize? - Simplified Management! 00:01:31
    8. VMware TCO Comparison Calculator 00:00:21
    9. What is Virtual Infrastructure? 00:00:36
    10. VMware vSphere 6.0 00:00:55
    11. Type 1 and Type 2 Hypervisors 00:01:02
    12. What is a Virtual Machine (VM)? 00:01:29
    13. Topic 2: Other VMware & 3rd Party Virtualization Technologies 00:00:08
    14. VMware Horizon View 6.0 (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure) 00:00:37
    15. VMware Horizon FLEX 00:00:33
    16. VMware Workstation Pro 12 00:01:25
    17. VMware Fusion 8 00:00:38
    18. VMware Workstation Player 00:00:41
    19. Windows Server Virtualization Hyper-V (Windows Server 2012 R2) 00:00:40
    20. XenServer Enterprise v6 00:00:26
    21. XenDesktop & Essentials for XenServer 00:00:33
    22. Chapter 2 Review 00:00:22
  4. Planning and Installing ESXi
    1. Chapter 3 Overview 00:00:07
    2. Chapter 3 Introduction 00:00:29
    3. Topic 1: Planning the ESXi Deployment 00:00:07
    4. Physical Hardware Requirements 00:02:06
    5. vSphere Hypervisor 6.0 (VMware ESXi) 00:02:47
    6. VMware ESXi 6.0 00:01:34
    7. Booting ESXi from a SAN LUN (Fibre Channel or iSCSI) 00:01:14
    8. Booting ESXi from a SAN LUN 00:00:35
    9. Linux, Windows & ESX/ESXi 00:01:39
    10. Topic 2 : vSphere 6.x Deployment Guidelines 00:00:06
    11. Overview of Deployment Planning 00:03:01
    12. ESXi Compatibility Guides 00:00:34
    13. Storage: Capacity and Performance 00:02:07
    14. VMware Capacity Planner 00:00:37
    15. Topic3 : vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi) Installation 00:00:07
    16. vSphere Hypervisor 6.x Installable 00:01:19
    17. ESXi Installation Options 00:00:52
    18. Demo: Installation of ESXi 6.0 00:04:11
    19. Local Configuration of ESXi 6.0 using DCUI 00:01:42
    20. UDA 2.0 Script ESXi Installation 00:00:51
    21. vSphere 6.x ESXi Image Builder CLI 00:01:24
    22. vSphere 5.x/6.x Auto Deploy Architecture 00:01:16
    23. vSphere 6.x Auto Deploy for ESXi PXE Boot 00:01:03
    24. Topic4 : Configuring Hostname Resolution and NTP 00:00:07
    25. Configuring DNS Settings 00:01:09
    26. Time Synchronization 00:01:17
    27. Topic 5 : Troubleshooting ESXi 00:00:06
    28. ESXi Host Health Check 00:00:31
    29. ESXi Host Boot Process 00:01:00
    30. Troubleshooting: hostd 00:00:42
    31. Troubleshooting ESXi CIM Management Agents 00:01:07
    32. Purple Screen Of Death (PSOD) 00:00:29
    33. Chapter 3 Review 00:00:42
  5. Using Tools to Administer a VMware Environment
    1. Chapter 4 Overview 00:00:07
    2. Chapter 4 Introduction 00:00:38
    3. Topic1 : Overview of 3rd Party Tools 00:00:05
    4. WinSCP 5.x.x (Free) 00:01:02
    5. ISO Programs 00:01:10
    6. Xtravirt.com 00:01:00
    7. Foglight for Virtualization – Free Edition (Dell Software) 00:01:00
    8. RVTools v 3.7 00:01:00
    9. Other Tools 00:00:38
    10. Topic 2 : ESXi Management 00:00:05
    11. ESXi Host & vCenter Server Management Overview 00:04:29
    12. Direct Console User Interface (DCUI) 00:00:46
    13. Managing ESXi with the vSphere Client (VIC) 00:00:22
    14. The Management User Interface (MUI) (ESXi or vCenter) 00:01:16
    15. Managing with the vSphere Web Client 00:00:32
    16. Customizing the vSphere Web Client 6.0 Login UI 00:00:26
    17. SSH Access: PuTTY, SecureCRT, WinSCP, etc. 00:00:22
    18. Datastore Browser 00:01:32
    19. Configuration of Troubleshooting Options in ESXi 6.x 00:02:28
    20. Troubleshooting Options: ESXi 6.x 00:00:40
    21. CLI Commands Overview 00:01:24
    22. CLI Commands 00:00:22
    23. esxcli, vimsh, vim -cmd, “commands” 00:00:37
    24. vSphere Command Line Interface (vCLI) 00:00:35
    25. Managing ESX/ESXi with the vSphere CLI (vCLI) 00:00:57
    26. vCLI Command Syntax 00:00:20
    27. vSphere Perl SDK for vSphere 6.0 00:00:22
    28. vSphere Management Assistant (vMA 6.0) 00:00:21
    29. PowerCLI 6.0 Release 1 00:00:24
    30. PowerGUI (Dell/Quest, Free) 00:00:52
    31. Topic 3: Linux Command Review 00:00:06
    32. Windows Commands vs. Linux Commands 00:00:36
    33. Common Command Line Interface (CLI) Options 00:01:33
    34. Working at the Command Line (CLI) 00:00:38
    35. ESXi 6.0 Text Editor 00:00:18
    36. Topic 4 : Troubleshooting the vSphere Client (VIC) 00:00:07
    37. vSphere Client (VIC) Logs 00:00:36
    38. Cannot Login Using vSphere Client (VIC) 00:01:08
    39. Chapter 4 Review 00:00:31
  6. vCenter Server 6.0 and Licensing
    1. Chapter 5 Introduction 00:00:06
    2. Chapter 5 Overview 00:00:45
    3. Topic 1 : Licensing 00:00:05
    4. vCenter Server 6 & ESXi Host Licensing Model 00:00:30
    5. vSphere Essentials 6.0 for Small Business 00:01:09
    6. vSphere 6.0 License Types and Pricing 00:02:22
    7. Features Added in vSphere 5.1 & Still Exist in 5.5 & 6.0 00:01:27
    8. Windows Licensing Calculator 00:01:24
    9. Topic 2 : Planning vCenter Server Deployment 00:00:06
    10. vCenter Server 6.x Summary 00:01:11
    11. vCenter Server 6.0 Specifications 00:01:25
    12. vCenter Server Database Overview 00:01:49
    13. vCenter Server Virtual Appliance (vCSA) Specifications 00:01:39
    14. Comparing Windows vCenter 6.0 to vCSA 6.0 00:01:07
    15. vCenter Server 6.0 Host Functionality 00:02:14
    16. vCenter Server 5.1/5.5 Managing Multiple Locations 00:00:57
    17. vCenter Server 6.0 Managing Multiple Locations 00:01:06
    18. vCenter Server 6.0 Architecture 00:04:35
    19. Components of vCenter 6.0 - Platform Services Controller (PSC) 00:00:50
    20. Components of vCenter 6.0 - vCenter Server 00:00:35
    21. Topologies for vCenter 6.0 00:02:48
    22. vCenter Server 6.x Database Sizing 00:02:05
    23. Backup Strategy for vCenter Server 00:02:57
    24. Topic 3 : vCenter Server Installation 00:00:06
    25. vCenter 6.0 Installation (Windows or VCSA) 00:00:41
    26. Windows vCenter 6.0 Installation 00:02:01
    27. vCenter Server 6.0 Single Server (Windows) 00:03:38
    28. External Platform Services Controller (PSC) Only (Windows) 00:01:03
    29. vCenter Server 6.0 for External PSC (Windows) 00:01:26
    30. vCenter Server Appliance 6.0 for Embedded PSC (Linux) 00:03:07
    31. vCenter Server 6.0 Post Install 00:02:00
    32. VIC Plug-ins Post UM Install 00:00:57
    33. Topic 4 : vSphere Web Client 00:00:06
    34. vSphere Web Client 00:01:37
    35. vSphere Web Client - Requirements 00:01:25
    36. Using vSphere Web Client 6.0 00:08:35
    37. Topic 5 : vCenter Server Inventory 00:00:06
    38. vCenter Server Home Page 00:00:44
    39. Hosts and Clusters: Datacenters 00:02:19
    40. Hosts and Clusters: Folders and Clusters 00:01:06
    41. VMs and Templates: Subfolders 00:00:45
    42. vCenter Inventory: VMs/Templates Additional Information 00:01:16
    43. Storage: Folders and Datastores 00:01:28
    44. Networking: Portgroups & Distributed Switches (vDS) 00:00:44
    45. Content Library Basics 00:01:25
    46. Create a Content Library 00:01:23
    47. Topic 6 : Managing vCenter Server 00:00:06
    48. Scheduled Tasks 00:01:17
    49. Events 00:00:41
    50. Sessions 00:00:50
    51. Tasks/Alarms/Work in Progress & Logged On As 00:01:41
    52. System Logs 00:01:40
    53. Flings at VMware Labs 00:01:26
    54. Topic 7 : Troubleshooting vCenter Server and Database 00:00:07
    55. Refreshing vCenter Server 00:01:38
    56. Monitoring - Hardware Status 00:01:05
    57. Monitoring - vCenter Server Status 00:00:25
    58. ESXi Host Agent (hostd) Hangs 00:01:01
    59. vCenter Server Log Files 00:01:46
    60. vCenter Server Service (vpxd) Errors 00:00:39
    61. vCenter Server Standalone Mode 00:00:37
    62. vSphere Client Session Errors 00:01:01
    63. Chapter 5 Review 00:00:38
  7. Configuring Networking
    1. Chapter 6 Overview 00:00:06
    2. Chapter 6 Introduction 00:00:16
    3. Topic 1: Creating & Modifying Virtual Networks 00:00:06
    4. Networking Terms 00:02:52
    5. vSphere 6.0 Virtual Switch Types 00:02:43
    6. Network Connections in ESXi 00:01:14
    7. Add/Edit Networking 00:03:27
    8. Standard Virtual Switches (vSS) Part1 00:08:55
    9. Standard Virtual Switches (vSS) Part2 00:01:52
    10. Virtual Switch & Connection Type Identification 00:03:25
    11. VMware Assigned MAC Addresses 00:00:59
    12. Custom MAC Address 00:01:27
    13. Virtual Switch Physical NIC Configurations 00:00:49
    14. NIC Teaming 00:00:46
    15. Cisco Discovery Protocol on vSS 00:00:43
    16. Modifying vSS Properties (Ports Tab in vSphere Client (VIC)) 00:00:38
    17. Ports - 5.5 & Higher 00:00:24
    18. Modifying vSwitch Properties (Network Adapters Tab) 00:00:41
    19. VLAN Overview 00:02:29
    20. VLAN Implementations 00:01:23
    21. Standard vSwitch VLAN Configuration 00:00:39
    22. Standard vSwitch Protection and VLANs 00:02:08
    23. Standard vSwitch & Port Group Policy Settings: Security 00:01:06
    24. Standard vSwitch and Port Group Policy Exceptions: Traffic Shaping 00:01:14
    25. Standard vSwitch and Port Group Policy Exceptions: NIC Teaming 00:01:11
    26. Network Failure and NIC Teaming Options 00:01:39
    27. Load Balancing Method: Route Based on the Originating Virtual Port ID (Default) 00:01:22
    28. Load Balancing Method: Route Based on Source MAC Hash 00:00:28
    29. Load Balancing Method: Route Based on IP Hash (Source + Destination) 00:00:29
    30. Requirements for IP Hash 00:00:42
    31. Port Group: Override vSwitch Failover Order 00:00:39
    32. Multiple Policies Applied to a Single Team 00:00:58
    33. Physical Switch Configuration 00:01:17
    34. Topic 2: vSphere Distributed Switches 00:00:15
    35. vSphere Distributed vSwitch (vDS) Overview 00:02:16
    36. vSphere Distributed Switch (vDS) New Features in vSphere 5.0 00:01:14
    37. vSphere Distributed Switch (vDS) New Features in vSphere 5.1 00:01:31
    38. vSphere Distributed Switch (vDS) New Features in vSphere 5.5 00:00:39
    39. vSphere Distributed Switch (vDS) New Features in vSphere 6.0 00:00:39
    40. Creating a vSphere Distributed Switch 00:02:36
    41. Edit vDS Settings 00:04:20
    42. Edit vDS Uplink Settings 00:00:56
    43. Edit vDS Port Group Settings 00:02:10
    44. Private VLAN (PVLAN) Tagging 00:00:25
    45. Private VLANs 00:00:30
    46. Migrating VMkernel Port to vDS 00:01:50
    47. Network I/O Control (NIOC) 00:03:13
    48. Network I/O Control (NIOC) - Best Practices 00:00:48
    49. Create NetFlow 00:00:56
    50. Using Port Mirroring 00:01:13
    51. vDS Health Check 00:00:29
    52. Traffic Filtering and Marking 00:00:56
    53. Configure LACP on vDS 5.5 00:00:55
    54. Per VM NIOC 3 Settings 00:00:28
    55. Topic 3: 3rd Party Distributed Switches 00:00:06
    56. Cisco Nexus 1000v Virtual Switch 00:00:55
    57. Nexus 1000v Editions Compared 00:00:21
    58. Nexus 1000v Architecture 00:00:26
    59. IBM System Networking Distributed Virtual Switch 5000V 00:01:07
    60. Networking Review 00:01:05
    61. Chapter 6 Review 00:00:36
  8. Configuring Storage
    1. Chapter 7 Overview 00:00:04
    2. Chapter 7 Introduction 00:01:09
    3. Topic 1: Storage Concepts 00:00:05
    4. Storage Terms 00:02:20
    5. SAN vs NAS in vSphere 00:01:17
    6. Device and Path Naming 00:03:15
    7. vSphere’s Family of Storage APIs 00:00:36
    8. Storage APIs - Array Integration 00:02:40
    9. Multipathing 00:01:06
    10. Storage APIs - Multipathing 00:01:58
    11. Path Selection Considerations 00:01:56
    12. Viewing Multipathing from VIC 00:02:00
    13. Viewing Multipathing - Web Client 00:01:00
    14. Example of 3rd Party Multipathing Plugin Installation (NMP) using VIC 00:02:04
    15. All Paths Down (APD) Part1 00:00:49
    16. All Paths Down (APD) Part2 00:00:57
    17. Storage I/O Control (SIOC) 00:02:59
    18. SIOC Enhancements 00:00:37
    19. SIOC Setup in Web Client 00:01:12
    20. SIOC Monitoring 00:00:24
    21. Scanning LUNs - iSCSI/Fibre Channel 00:01:24
    22. Topic 2 : iSCSI Storage 00:00:05
    23. Internet Small Computers Systems Interface (iSCSI) Overview 00:00:16
    24. iSCSI Terms for ESX / ESXi 00:01:34
    25. ESX / ESXi and iSCSI SAN Environment and Addressing 00:01:46
    26. Hardware vs. Software Initiators 00:01:09
    27. Multipathing with iSCSI 00:00:32
    28. Setup Steps - Multipathing with Software iSCSI 00:01:14
    29. iSCSI Software Initiator Networking 00:00:18
    30. Configuring iSCSI 00:01:42
    31. Jumbo Frames 00:01:29
    32. Configure Software Initiator: CHAP Authentication 00:00:50
    33. iSCSI Software Initiator Troubleshooting 00:00:29
    34. iSCSI Vendors and Products 00:01:29
    35. Topic 3: Fibre Channel Storage 00:00:05
    36. What is Fibre Channel? 00:01:26
    37. Fibre Channel Terms for ESXi 00:00:35
    38. ESX / ESXi and Fibre Channel SAN Environment and Addressing 00:01:04
    39. Multipathing with Fibre Channel 00:00:22
    40. Fibre Channel Vendors and Products 00:00:33
    41. Network/Storage Architecture Review 00:03:25
    42. Topic 4: VMFS Datastores 00:00:06
    43. Virtual Machine File System (VMFS-5) 00:03:34
    44. Virtual Machine File System (Updates in vSphere 5.5) 00:00:48
    45. Upgrade VMFS-3 to VMFS-5 00:00:45
    46. Viewing and Creating a VMFS-5 Datastore 00:01:16
    47. Extending your VMFS Datastore using Extents 00:01:10
    48. Add an Extent to Existing VMFS 00:00:37
    49. Expand an ESXi 6.0 VMFS Volume 00:01:26
    50. Disk Defragmentation 00:00:59
    51. VMFS Operations - vmkfstools 00:01:52
    52. Topic 5: NAS Storage and NFS Datastores 00:00:06
    53. Network Attached Storage (NAS) 00:01:32
    54. NFS v4.1 00:01:14
    55. NFS Components, Addressing and Access Control with NFS on Linux 00:00:43
    56. NFS Target on Windows 2003 R2 & Higher 00:00:39
    57. Mount an NFS Datastore to Host 00:01:52
    58. Topic 6: Raw Device Mapping (RDM) 00:00:05
    59. Raw Device Mapping (RDM) 00:00:54
    60. RDM Compatibility Modes 00:01:10
    61. Raw Device Mapping Benefits 00:00:59
    62. Raw Device Mapping 00:00:30
    63. Topic 7: Solid State Disks (SSD) 00:00:06
    64. Solid State Disks (SSD) 00:00:24
    65. When ESXi Fails to Identify Solid State Disks 00:00:23
    66. Using SMART with SSD 00:00:49
    67. Host Cache Configuration 00:00:33
    68. vSphere Virtual Flash 00:01:06
    69. Configure a Virtual Flash Resource 00:00:28
    70. Configure Virtual Flash Host Swap 00:00:28
    71. Virtual Flash Read Cache Part1 00:00:51
    72. Virtual Flash Read Cache Part2 00:00:18
    73. Topic 8: Storage & Management Solutions 00:00:05
    74. vFoglight Storage - Dell/Quest 00:00:28
    75. vOptimizer Pro (vOPS Storage Optimizer) - Dell Software 00:00:45
    76. Topic 9: VMware Virtual SAN (VSAN) 00:00:07
    77. VSAN Overview 00:01:01
    78. VSAN Device Configuration 00:01:10
    79. VSAN Cluster Configuration 00:00:55
    80. VSAN Architecture 00:00:14
    81. VSAN 6.0 - What’s New 00:01:17
    82. Topic 10: vSphere Virtual Volumes (VVols) 00:00:07
    83. vSphere Virtual Volumes (VVols) - Concepts 00:01:16
    84. vSphere Virtual Volumes (VVols) - Architecture 00:01:13
    85. vSphere Virtual Volumes (VVols) - Characteristics 00:00:58
    86. vSphere Virtual Volumes (VVols) - Considerations, Limitations & Guidelines 00:01:03
    87. VVols Certified Storage Vendors 00:00:36
    88. Chapter 7 Review 00:00:50
  9. VM Creation, Configuration, and Snapshots
    1. Chapter 8 Overview 00:00:11
    2. Chapter 8 Introduction 00:01:08
    3. Topic 1: Create a VM 00:00:05
    4. VM Virtual Hardware 00:06:54
    5. Types of Virtual NICs (vNIC) 00:02:43
    6. Virtual Machine Files 00:05:37
    7. VMDK Stub File Creation 00:01:29
    8. VMDK Disk Provisioning 00:03:10
    9. Virtual Disk 00:01:04
    10. VM Properties HW v9 via vSphere Web Client 00:02:05
    11. VM Properties HW v10 via vSphere Web Client 00:01:01
    12. VM Properties HW v11 via vSphere Web Client 00:01:18
    13. Larger 62 TB Virtual Disks 00:00:37
    14. AHCI SATA Controller 00:00:43
    15. Virtual SCSI Controller Type 00:01:18
    16. Install Guest OS into VM 00:01:15
    17. VM Console & Menus - VIC 00:01:56
    18. VM Console - Web Client 00:00:36
    19. VM Remote Console (VMRC) 00:00:30
    20. VMware Tools 00:03:32
    21. VMware Tools 5.0 & Earlier vs. 5.1/5.5/6.0 00:01:24
    22. Topic 2: Create Multiple VMs, Templates & Clones 00:00:06
    23. Clones & Templates 00:03:02
    24. Deploy VM from Template 00:04:27
    25. Customizing the OS in a Virtual Machine 00:01:31
    26. Customization Specification Manager 00:04:49
    27. Content Library - Store Template 00:00:52
    28. Use Template from Library 00:01:56
    29. Customize Existing VM 00:00:44
    30. Deploying Across Datacenters 00:00:37
    31. Topic 3: Virtual Appliances 00:00:05
    32. Virtual Appliances 00:02:01
    33. Import Virtual Appliances 00:01:28
    34. Export VM to OVF Format 00:02:01
    35. Topic 4: Configuration and Use of vApps 00:00:06
    36. vApp Overview 00:02:26
    37. Creating and Using vApps 00:00:55
    38. Topic 5: VMware Converter (P2V – V2V) 00:00:05
    39. VMware Converter 6.0 00:01:07
    40. VMware Converter 6.0 What’s New 00:00:31
    41. VMware Converter 6.0 Sources 00:00:27
    42. VMware vCenter Converter 6.0 00:03:21
    43. Pre Conversion Tasks 00:00:42
    44. Hot Cloning - 4 Step Process 00:00:39
    45. Post Conversion Steps 00:01:02
    46. VMware vCenter Converter 6.0 Standalone 00:07:07
    47. Troubleshooting VMware Converter 00:01:18
    48. NetIQ - PlateSpin Migrate 9.3 00:00:53
    49. Topic 6: Manage VMs 00:00:05
    50. Hot and Cold VM Migrations 00:00:45
    51. Hot Add Memory and CPUs 00:01:34
    52. VM Properties - Hardware Tab 00:07:29
    53. Adding USB Devices to VM 00:01:46
    54. VM Properties - Options Tab 00:03:54
    55. Resize a Virtual Disk 00:01:45
    56. Extend VMDK 00:00:27
    57. Dell’s extpart - NO REBOOT 00:00:33
    58. Extend Partitions using gparted 00:00:39
    59. vOptimizer Pro 00:00:27
    60. Thin Provisioned Disk Reclamation 00:00:36
    61. SDelete - Zero Free Space in VM 00:00:27
    62. VMware GuestReclaim Fling 00:00:17
    63. Raxco PerfectStorage 00:00:30
    64. Renaming a Virtual Machine 00:01:14
    65. Topic 7: Virtual Machine Startup / Shutdown 00:00:05
    66. Startup/Shutdown of VMs 00:01:24
    67. Enabling VM Startup/Shutdown 00:01:15
    68. Topic 8: Virtual Machine Snapshots 00:00:05
    69. Virtual Machine Snapshots 00:01:47
    70. Files used by Snapshots 00:01:52
    71. Taking Snapshots 00:00:23
    72. Snapshot Manager 00:00:53
    73. Reverting to a Snapshot 00:00:20
    74. Deleting Snapshots 00:00:35
    75. Consolidating Snapshots 00:00:32
    76. Topic 9: Virtual Machine Troubleshooting & Best Practices 00:00:06
    77. Troubleshooting VM Problems 00:01:21
    78. Differences between VMs and Physical Servers (Best Practices) 00:01:03
    79. Chapter 8 Review 00:01:00
  10. Security and Permissions
    1. Chapter 9 Overview 00:00:04
    2. Chapter 9 Introduction 00:00:27
    3. Topic 1: Controlling User Access and Passwords 00:00:06
    4. Types of Users 00:02:16
    5. ESXi Account Security 00:01:11
    6. ESXi Account Security Configuration 00:00:11
    7. ESXi Security Enhancements 00:00:49
    8. Lockdown Modes in vSphere 6.0 00:01:28
    9. vCenter/ESXi Host Security Model 00:00:34
    10. Permissions 00:00:23
    11. Global Permissions 00:00:36
    12. Roles 00:01:04
    13. Privileges Explained 00:00:39
    14. ESXi Host Permissions 00:00:26
    15. Windows vCenter Permissions 00:00:53
    16. vCSA Permissions 00:00:24
    17. Multiple Group Permissions No Conflicts – Groups Only 00:00:53
    18. Multiple Group Permissions No Conflicts – Users and Groups 00:00:54
    19. Multiple Group Permissions Conflicting Permissions 00:01:00
    20. Multiple Group Permissions User Overrides and Unions 00:00:43
    21. Multiple User Permissions Explicit vs. Inherited 00:00:37
    22. Multiple User Permissions Explicit vs. Inherited #2 00:00:35
    23. Topic 2: ESXi Active Directory (AD) Integration 00:00:06
    24. AD -ESX/ESXi Authentication Services 00:01:11
    25. Assign ESXi Permissions Directly to AD Users 00:01:39
    26. Topic 3: Managing Firewalls 00:00:05
    27. ESXi Firewall 00:01:15
    28. TCP & UDP Ports 00:00:19
    29. ESXi Firewall Configuration via vSphere Web Client 00:01:12
    30. Topic 4: Managing Security Certificates 00:00:06
    31. Data Encryption Methods 00:00:53
    32. Certificate Changes in vSphere 6.0 00:00:39
    33. Vmware Certificate Management 00:00:58
    34. Additional Certificate Information 00:00:23
    35. Chapter 9 Review 00:00:24
  11. Server and VM Monitoring
    1. Chapter 10 Overview 00:00:05
    2. Chapter 10 Introduction 00:00:43
    3. Topic 1: Optimizing Resources 00:00:05
    4. Transparent Memory Page Sharing 00:01:06
    5. TPS Modified - ESXi 5.0 – 6.0 00:01:12
    6. Memory Overcommitment 00:01:09
    7. Balloon-Driver: vmmemctl 00:01:33
    8. Memory Compression 00:01:07
    9. VMkernel Swap 00:00:40
    10. VM Swap Files 00:00:49
    11. Memory Overhead 00:02:36
    12. VMkernel Swap Location 00:00:46
    13. Host System Swap File 00:01:03
    14. Memory Usage 00:00:38
    15. Virtual CPUs (vCPUs) 00:02:14
    16. VMkernel CPU Load Balancing 00:02:09
    17. VMs’ CPU & Memory Resource Setting Terms 00:00:30
    18. CPU Resource Settings 00:01:15
    19. Memory Resource Settings 00:01:48
    20. ESXi 6.0 Utilization per VM 00:01:49
    21. Resource Shares 00:00:58
    22. Topic 2: Resource Pools 00:00:05
    23. Resource Pools Overview 00:02:06
    24. Resource Pool Configuration 00:00:25
    25. Resource Pool Example Summary 00:00:33
    26. Resource Pool Example: CPU Limits 00:01:37
    27. Best Practices for VM Resources 00:00:57
    28. Topic 3: Latency Sensitive Applications 00:00:05
    29. Deploying Extremely Latency-Sensitive Applications 00:00:53
    30. Latency-Sensitive Feature 00:00:55
    31. Topic 4: Performance Monitoring 00:00:05
    32. Performance Monitoring - Overview 00:00:51
    33. Performance Monitoring - Advanced 00:01:14
    34. Customize Performance Chart 00:01:33
    35. Troubleshooting Performance 00:01:09
    36. esxtop 00:01:28
    37. Performance Snapshots from CLI 00:00:21
    38. VMware vRealize Operations (Formerly vCenter Operations Management Suite) 00:00:35
    39. Veeam ONE 8 for Vmware 00:01:27
    40. Veeam Management Pack for System Center (Formerly nworks) 00:00:32
    41. Dell Software Foglight for Virtualization - 2 Paid Editions 00:00:42
    42. Solarwinds Virtualization Manager 00:00:27
    43. VMTurbo Virtual Health Monitor 00:00:25
    44. Topic 5: Configuring Alarms 00:00:06
    45. vCenter Alarms 00:00:43
    46. Default Alarms in vCenter 00:00:54
    47. Alarm Settings 00:05:15
    48. Configure vCenter Notifications 00:00:21
    49. Topic 6 : ESXi & vCenter Logs 00:00:06
    50. ESXi 5.x/6.0 Log Files from DCUI 00:00:21
    51. ESXi 6.0 Log File Locations 00:00:45
    52. ESXi 6.0 Log Files 00:00:38
    53. Collecting Windows vCenter Log Files 00:00:35
    54. Collecting vCSA Log Files 00:00:39
    55. Collecting vCenter Diagnostics Data 00:01:02
    56. Configuring Syslog on ESXi (GUI) 00:00:22
    57. syslog servers 00:00:27
    58. Chapter 10 Review 00:00:43
  12. Advanced ESXi and vCenter Server Management
    1. Chapter 11 Overview 00:00:06
    2. Chapter 11 Introduction 00:00:50
    3. Topic 1: Storage Reports 00:00:05
    4. vCenter Storage Reports 00:01:57
    5. Topic 2: Storage vMotion 00:00:05
    6. Storage vMotion Migration 00:01:05
    7. Requirements for Storage vMotion 00:00:57
    8. Storage vMotion Architecture 00:00:27
    9. Storage vMotion in vSphere 5.x/6.0 Part1 00:00:42
    10. Storage vMotion in vSphere 5.x/6.0 Part2 00:01:29
    11. Topic 3: Configuring vMotion 00:00:06
    12. vMotion Migration 00:01:04
    13. How vMotion Works 00:01:39
    14. vMotion: Host Requirements 00:01:44
    15. vMotion Errors and Warnings 00:02:35
    16. VM Map View 00:01:38
    17. Advanced vMotion Errors 00:01:05
    18. vMotion Enhancements 00:00:47
    19. Cross vSwitch vMotion 00:00:33
    20. Cross vCenter vMotion 00:01:06
    21. Long Distance vMotion 00:00:59
    22. Topic 4: Enhanced vMotion 00:00:05
    23. Enhanced vMotion Migration Part1 00:00:55
    24. Enhanced vMotion Migration Part2 00:00:50
    25. Topic 5: Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) Cluster 00:00:07
    26. vCenter Host Cluster 00:00:42
    27. Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) Overview 00:01:15
    28. DRS Cluster in the vCenter Inventory 00:00:49
    29. Retaining Host Resource Pools 00:00:50
    30. Configure Automation Level 00:02:45
    31. Initial Placement 00:00:36
    32. DRS Recommendations, History, & Utilization 00:02:25
    33. Virtual Machine Rules 00:01:35
    34. Groups & Rules - Virtual Machine to Host 00:02:14
    35. VM Overrides 00:01:04
    36. Distributed Power Management (DPM) 00:01:26
    37. Enhanced vMotion Compatibility (EVC) 00:00:58
    38. VM Swapfile Location 00:00:32
    39. Planned Downtime: Maintenance Mode 00:00:32
    40. Topic 6: DRS Cluster Monitoring 00:00:06
    41. Monitor Cluster Objects State 00:00:32
    42. Monitoring the DRS Cluster - Resource Allocation 00:02:02
    43. Monitoring the DRS Cluster - What to look for … 00:01:21
    44. Topic 7: Profile Driven Storage, Datastore Clusters & Storage DRS (SDRS) 00:00:09
    45. Profile-Driven Storage 00:01:15
    46. vSphere Storage API for Storage Awareness (VASA) 00:00:48
    47. Manage Storage Capabilities 00:00:42
    48. Enable VM Storage Policy 00:00:28
    49. Create VM Storage Policies 00:00:43
    50. Apply VM Storage Policy to VMs 00:00:40
    51. Datastore Clusters 00:00:29
    52. Storage DRS (SDRS) 00:00:53
    53. Create a Datastore Cluster for SDRS 00:01:58
    54. Datastore Cluster Information 00:01:39
    55. Edit a Datastore Cluster 00:02:18
    56. Topic 8: Host Profiles 00:00:05
    57. Host Profiles Overview 00:00:56
    58. Host Profile Updates 00:00:42
    59. Create Host Profile 00:00:46
    60. Edit Host Profile 00:00:54
    61. Attach Host Profile 00:00:24
    62. Check Compliance from Host Profile 00:00:18
    63. Check Compliance from Cluster 00:00:18
    64. Apply Host Profile 00:00:21
    65. Export a Host Profile 00:00:21
    66. Topic 9: Linked Mode Group of vCenter Servers 00:00:06
    67. Linked vCenter Servers Overview - vSphere 5.1/5.5 00:01:12
    68. Linked Mode Group Prerequisites - vSphere 5.1/5.5 00:00:31
    69. Create a Linked Mode Group - vSphere 5.1/5.5 00:00:29
    70. Manage Multiple vCenters - vSphere 5.1/5.5 00:00:28
    71. Enhanced Linked Mode 00:00:43
    72. Chapter 11 Review 00:01:16
  13. Patching and Upgrading ESXi
    1. Chapter 12 Overview 00:00:05
    2. Chapter 12 Introduction 00:00:29
    3. Topic 1: Patching ESXi Standalone Hosts & vCSA 6.0 00:00:08
    4. ESXi Standalone Patch Installation 00:01:17
    5. vCSA Patch/Update Installation 00:00:24
    6. Topic 2: Patching the vCenter Environment 00:00:06
    7. Update Manager 6.0 Patching 00:01:56
    8. Shavlik Protect (Standard & Advanced) 00:01:12
    9. Update Manager Terms 00:02:00
    10. Install Update Manager 6.0 00:02:36
    11. Update Manager vSphere Client Plug 00:00:54
    12. Update Manager Baselines 00:03:06
    13. Update Manager Remediation Defaults and Configuration Options 00:05:28
    14. Update Manager Events 00:00:11
    15. Update Manager Notifications 00:01:01
    16. Patch Repository 00:00:49
    17. Update Manager Download Service 00:00:49
    18. Update Manager Sizing Estimator 00:00:32
    19. Update Manager Tab 00:01:03
    20. Update Manager in the Web Client 00:00:40
    21. Remediation 00:01:07
    22. Topic 3: Upgrades and Migrations 00:00:06
    23. vCenter Upgrade Methodology - Older Versions to 5.x 00:02:46
    24. Upgrade vCenter 5.0 to 6.0 00:00:33
    25. Upgrade vCenter 5.1/5.5 to 6.0 00:00:46
    26. Upgrade vCSA 5.1U3/5.5 to 6.0 00:00:31
    27. Services Migrated during Upgrade vCenter to 6.0 00:00:35
    28. Upgrade of Multiple vSphere Products to Use vCenter 6.0 00:00:42
    29. Upgrade vCenter SSO 5.1 for External Deployment 00:00:29
    30. Upgrade vCenter SSO 5.5 for External Deployment Part1 00:00:24
    31. Upgrade vCenter SSO 5.5 for External Deployment Part2 00:00:57
    32. Upgrade vCenter 4.1 to 5. 5 00:02:19
    33. Upgrade vCenter 5.0 to 6.0 00:02:02
    34. Upgrade vCSA 5.1U3/5.5 to 6.0 00:01:28
    35. Upgrade Update Manager 4.1 to 5.5 00:00:58
    36. Upgrade Update Manager 5.5 to 6.0 00:00:52
    37. Migrate SQL Express to Full SQL Server 00:01:15
    38. Upgrade Error: Incompatible MSSQL Version 00:00:34
    39. Upgrade Host to ESXi 6.0 using Media 00:02:28
    40. ESXi Upgrade using Update Manager (5.x - 6.0) 00:02:47
    41. ESXi Migration to New Hardware 00:00:44
    42. Upgrade Distributed Switch to 6.0 00:00:45
    43. Upgrade the Virtual Machines 00:01:28
    44. Use the Web Client to Upgrade the VMware Tools 00:00:50
    45. Use vSphere (web) Client to Upgrade Virtual Machine Hardware V11 00:01:16
    46. Use Update Manager to Upgrade Virtual Machines 00:02:03
    47. Chapter 12 Review 00:00:26
  14. Disaster Recovery and Backup
    1. Chapter 13 Overview 00:00:05
    2. Chapter 13 Introduction 00:00:51
    3. Topic 1: vSphere Replication 6 00:00:05
    4. vSphere Replication v5.5 00:01:42
    5. What’s New in vSphere Replication v5.5 (vR) 00:00:55
    6. What’s New in vSphere Replication v6.0 (vR) 00:00:45
    7. VR v6.0 Deploy Appliance 00:01:09
    8. VR v6.0 Configure Replication 00:01:12
    9. VR v6.0 Recovery 00:00:52
    10. Topic 2: Site Recovery Manager (SRM) 00:00:06
    11. VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) V5.5 00:01:50
    12. VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) V5.5 - Features 00:00:50
    13. VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) V5.5 - What’s New 00:00:22
    14. VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) V6.0 - What’s New 00:00:31
    15. SRM Architecture Overview 00:01:07
    16. Topic 3: High Availability (HA) 00:00:06
    17. VMware High Availability 00:02:16
    18. New vSphere 5.0 HA Features Part1 00:01:40
    19. New vSphere 5.0 HA Features Part2 00:00:58
    20. New vSphere 5.1 HA Features 00:01:39
    21. New vSphere 5.5 HA Features 00:01:31
    22. New vSphere 6.0 HA Features 00:00:40
    23. vSphere 6.0 HA in Action 00:00:44
    24. Configure HA Cluster 00:00:10
    25. VMware HA: Host Monitoring 00:01:14
    26. Configure Datastore Heartbeat 00:00:57
    27. Host Isolation 00:02:38
    28. Guidelines for Isolation Response Setting 00:00:28
    29. VMware HA: Virtual Machine Overrides 00:01:30
    30. Configure HA Admission Control 00:02:53
    31. HA VM Monitoring 00:00:38
    32. Viewing your HA Cluster 00:01:55
    33. Topic 4: VM Fault Tolerance 00:00:07
    34. Fault Tolerance Overview 00:02:05
    35. Demo - Fault Tolerance VM 00:09:39
    36. Fault Tolerance Requirements 00:00:48
    37. Fault Tolerance Differences 00:01:16
    38. Configure Fault Tolerance 00:00:41
    39. Topic 5: Microsoft Clustering 00:00:06
    40. Virtualizing Microsoft Clusters 00:00:42
    41. vSphere 5.5 Updates for MSCS/WSFC 00:00:30
    42. vSphere 6.0 Updates for MSCS/WSFC 00:00:40
    43. Topic 6: Backup Strategies 00:00:05
    44. Backup Strategies for VMs 00:01:21
    45. Topic 7: vSphere Data Protection 00:00:06
    46. What’s New VDP 6 00:01:21
    47. vSphere Data Protection 5.8 00:00:56
    48. vSphere Data Protection 5.8.0 Installation & Features 00:00:20
    49. vSphere Data Protection 5.8.0 - What’s New … 00:00:38
    50. vSphere Data Protection Advanced 5.8.0 00:00:54
    51. vDP 5.8.0 - Configure Setting 00:00:28
    52. Using VDP to Backup a VM 00:01:30
    53. VDP 6.0 - Create Application Backup Job 00:00:52
    54. Using VDP to Restore a VM 00:00:37
    55. File Level Restore (FLR) 00:00:42
    56. Replication to/from Avamar 00:01:14
    57. Direct-to-Host Restore 00:00:40
    58. Topic 8: Third Party Backups 00:00:05
    59. Unitrends Virtual Backup 8.0 (Formerly PHD Virtual Backup) 00:01:32
    60. Unitrends Enterprise Backup 8.0 (Formerly PHD Virtual Backup) 00:00:28
    61. Unitrends FREE vs Enterprise 00:00:21
    62. Unitrends Virtual Backup 8.0 00:00:20
    63. Dell/Quest vRanger (Pro) 7.0.2 00:00:48
    64. vRanger Pro – Screenshots 00:00:20
    65. Veeam Backup & Replication 00:01:05
    66. Veeam Backup and Recovery 00:00:07
    67. What’s New Veeam V8 Update 2 00:00:27
    68. Veeam Backup - Screenshots 00:01:22
    69. VeeamZip and Veeam Backup Free Edition 00:00:24
    70. VeeamZip - Screenshots 00:00:27
    71. Symantec NetBackup v 7.5 00:00:36
    72. What’s New NetBackup 7.6 00:00:53
    73. NetBackup 7.6 Feature Comparison 00:00:08
    74. Certified Virtualization Expert (CVE) Certification 00:00:24
    75. Chapter 13 Review 00:00:55
    76. Course Closure 00:01:43