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VMware Ultimate Bootcamp vSphere 4.1

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The VMware Ultimate Bootcamp vSphere 4.1 teaches advanced virtualization concepts and explores the VMware vSphere 4.1 product suite. This comprehensive course prepares the student to become a VMware Certified Virtualization Expert (CVE). The course focuses on the knowledge required for the candidates to perform their job-related and real-world tasks efficiently and effectively. The course picks up from the basic knowledge of installation and covers the whole configuration, deployment, optimization and troubleshooting techniques required to manage vSphere 4.1. The VMware Ultimate Bootcamp vSphere 4.1 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. Course Introduction 00:03:55
    2. Instructor Introduction 00:01:19
  2. Chapter 01 - Course Introduction and Methodology
    1. Chapter 01 Introduction 00:00:10
    2. Learn IT! Do IT! Know IT! 00:00:49
    3. Certified Virtualization Expert (CVE) Certification 00:01:21
    4. VMTraining's Physical Setup 00:00:49
    5. VMTraining's Setup Student to Datacenter 00:00:36
    6. VMTraining's Network IP Setup 00:01:02
    7. Chapter 01 Review 00:00:08
  3. Chapter 02 - Virtualization Overview
    1. Why Virtualize? 00:00:14
    2. Why Virtualize? - Cost Savings 00:00:47
    3. VMware ROI TCO Calculator v2.0 00:01:23
    4. Why Virtualize? - Simplified Management! 00:02:10
    5. What is Virtual Infrastructure? 00:01:17
    6. What is a Virtual Machine (VM)? 00:01:30
    7. Type 1 and Type 2 Hypervisors 00:01:27
    8. Cloud Computing 00:03:19
    9. VMware vCloud 00:01:10
    10. VMware Virtualization Products 00:02:13
    11. VMware Go 00:01:33
    12. VMware Server 2.0 00:01:16
    13. VMware Infrastructure 3 (VI3) 00:00:59
    14. vSphere 4 00:02:15
    15. vSphere 4.1 - New Features 00:02:42
    16. vSphere 4.1 Update 1 (2011/02/10) - New Features 00:01:03
    17. VMware vCenter Server 00:00:51
    18. VMware vCenter Orchestrator 00:01:07
    19. VMware View 4.5 (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure) 00:01:52
    20. VMware Workstation 7.1.2 00:01:09
    21. VMware ACE 2.7 00:01:03
    22. VMware Fusion 3.1.1 00:00:59
    23. VMware Player 3.1.2 00:00:51
    24. Windows/Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 00:01:18
    25. Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1 00:01:28
    26. Windows Server Virtualization Hyper-V R2 (Windows Server 2008 R2) 00:02:37
    27. Hyper-V Screenshot 00:00:43
    28. System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 00:01:09
    29. SCVMM 2008 R2 00:01:20
    30. XenServer Enterprise v5.6 00:01:24
    31. XenDesktop & Essentials for XenServer 00:01:49
    32. Virtualization Platforms 00:01:26
    33. Chapter 02 Review 00:00:16
  4. Chapter 03 - Planning and Installing ESX/ESXi
    1. Chapter 03 Overview 00:00:30
    2. Topic 1: Planning the ESX/ESXi Deployment 00:00:06
    3. Physical Hardware Requirements 00:01:27
    4. Linux, Windows & ESX/ESXi 00:01:25
    5. VMware ESX/ESXi 4.1 Update 1 00:01:24
    6. ESX Service Console (SC or COS) 00:01:33
    7. Service Console Resources 00:00:53
    8. Default and Suggested Partition Scheme ESX 4.1 00:01:54
    9. vSphere Hypervisor 4.1 Update 1 (VMware ESXi) 00:01:38
    10. Booting ESX/ESXi from a SAN LUN (Fibre Channel or iSCSI) 00:00:44
    11. Booting ESX/ESXi from a SAN LUN 00:01:03
    12. Topic 2: vSphere 4.1 Deployment Guidelines 00:00:07
    13. Overview of Deployment Planning 00:03:03
    14. ESX/ESXi Compatibility Guides 00:00:43
    15. Determining ESX/ESXi Physical Host Size 00:01:56
    16. VMware Capacity Planner 00:01:22
    17. Guided Consolidation 00:00:46
    18. Storage: Capacity and Performance 00:02:51
    19. Memory Overcommitment 00:01:20
    20. Topic 3: vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi) Installation 00:00:08
    21. vSphere Hypervisor 4.1 Update 1 Installable 00:00:57
    22. Demo: Installation of ESXi 4.1 U1 00:02:51
    23. Local Configuration of ESXi 4.1 Using DCUI 00:00:47
    24. Topic 4: ESX Installation 00:00:14
    25. ESX Installation 00:00:17
    26. ESX 4.1 Installation 00:06:02
    27. UDA 2.0 Script ESX/ESXi Installation 00:01:29
    28. Demo - ESXi Host Install 00:07:24
    29. Demo - ESXi Host Install Part 2 00:01:53
    30. Demo - ESXi Host Install Part 3 00:02:57
    31. Topic 5: Configuring Hostname Resolution and NTP 00:00:06
    32. Hostname Resolution in ESX/ESXi 00:01:40
    33. Configuring DNS Settings 00:00:56
    34. Time Synchronization 00:01:53
    35. Troubleshooting NTP 00:00:41
    36. Demo - ESXi NTP Information 00:03:19
    37. Topic 6: Troubleshooting ESX/ESXi 00:00:06
    38. esx.conf Settings 00:01:20
    39. ESX/ESXi Server Health Check 00:01:42
    40. ESXi Host Boot Process 00:01:00
    41. ESX Host Boot Process 00:00:44
    42. ESX Host Hardware Changes Cause Reboot 00:01:13
    43. ESX Boot Procedure - GRUB Boot Menu Choices 00:00:29
    44. Troubleshooting ESX Boot Process 00:00:45
    45. Resetting root Password ESX 00:00:57
    46. Resetting root Password ESXi 4.1 00:01:13
    47. Troubleshooting: vmware-hostd 00:00:59
    48. Troubleshooting ESXi CIM Management Agents 00:00:43
    49. Purple Screen of Death (PSOD) 00:00:32
    50. Chapter 03 Review 00:00:40
  5. Chapter 04 - Using Tools to Administer a VMware Environment
    1. Chapter 04 Overview 00:00:15
    2. Topic 1: Overview of 3rd Party Tools 00:00:10
    3. Veeam (veeam.com) 00:00:53
    4. Veeam nworks 5.5 00:00:36
    5. Veeam - FastSCP 3.0.3 00:00:54
    6. WinSCP 00:00:42
    7. Datastore Browser 00:00:40
    8. ISO Programs 00:00:31
    9. Novell - PlateSpin Migrate 00:00:58
    10. Novell - PlateSpin Orchestrate 00:00:47
    11. Vizioncore Tools (Quest Software) 00:00:43
    12. PowerGUI (Quest) 00:00:45
    13. PHD Virtual (phdvirtual.com) 00:01:09
    14. VKERNEL (vkernel.com) 00:00:58
    15. Topic 2: ESX/ESXi Management 00:00:06
    16. ESX/ESXi Host Management Overview 00:01:03
    17. Physical Server Console 00:00:21
    18. Managing ESX/ESXi with the vSphere Client (VIC) 00:00:33
    19. Demo - vSphere Client 00:02:08
    20. The Management User Interface (MUI) (ESX/ESXi/vCenter) 00:00:40
    21. Managing VMs with the Web Client 00:00:21
    22. PowerCLI 4.1 00:00:44
    23. SSH Access: PuTTY, SecureCRT, FastSCP, etc. 00:00:36
    24. Demo - PuTTY Session 00:03:06
    25. Troubleshooting Options: ESXi 4.1 00:00:55
    26. Configuration of TSM in ESXi 4.1 00:01:24
    27. vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi) Only Features 00:01:25
    28. Sample ESX/ESXi Commands 00:01:18
    29. vSphere Command Line Interface (vCLI) 00:00:57
    30. vCLI Commands 00:01:58
    31. Managing ESX/ESXi with the vSphere CLI (vCLI) 00:00:31
    32. vCLI Command Syntax 00:01:03
    33. vSphere SDK for Perl 00:00:51
    34. vSphere Management Assistant (vMA 4.1) 00:01:15
    35. Topic 3: Linux Command Review 00:00:09
    36. Windows Commands vs. Linux Commands 00:01:11
    37. Service Console Linux Commands 00:00:57
    38. Common Command Line Interface (CLI) Options 00:01:06
    39. Demo - VI Editor 00:03:08
    40. Text Editors 00:00:29
    41. VMkernel System Information Viewing 00:00:54
    42. Topic 4: Troubleshooting the vSphere Client (VIC) 00:00:11
    43. vSphere Client Logs 00:00:40
    44. Cannot Login Using vSphere Client 00:01:00
    45. Multiple vSphere Client Error 00:00:49
    46. Chapter 04 Review 00:00:37
  6. Chapter 05 – Configuring Networking
    1. Chapter 05 Overview 00:00:13
    2. Topic 1: Creating & Modifying Virtual Networks 00:00:07
    3. Networking Terms 00:01:21
    4. vSphere 4.x Virtual Switch Types 00:01:01
    5. Network Connections 00:00:59
    6. Add Network Wizard 00:00:47
    7. Virtual Switches 00:00:59
    8. Virtual Switch and Connection Type Identification 00:00:49
    9. VMware Assigned MAC Addresses 00:00:56
    10. Virtual Switch Physical NIC Configurations 00:00:47
    11. Ports Used by VMkernel 00:00:39
    12. NIC Teaming 00:01:09
    13. Cisco Discovery Protocol 00:00:35
    14. Modifying vSwitch Properties (Ports Tab) 00:01:40
    15. Modifying vSwitch Properties (Network Adapters Tab) 00:00:32
    16. VLAN Overview 00:00:58
    17. Standard vSwitch VLAN Configuration 00:00:51
    18. VLAN Planning 00:00:48
    19. Standard vSwitch Protection and VLANs 00:01:59
    20. Standard vSwitch and Port Group Policy Exceptions: Security 00:02:15
    21. Standard vSwitch and Port Group Policy Exceptions: Traffic Shaping 00:01:00
    22. eNotes 00:01:39
    23. Standard vSwitch and Port Group Policy Exceptions: NIC Teaming 00:00:29
    24. Network Failure and NIC Teaming Options 00:02:08
    25. Load Balancing Method: Route Based on the Originating Virtual Port ID (Default) 00:00:46
    26. Load Balancing Method: Route Based on IP Hash (Source + Destination) 00:01:21
    27. Load Balancing Method: Route Based on Source MAC Hash 00:00:35
    28. Port Group: Override vSwitch Failover Order 00:01:15
    29. Multiple Policies Applied to a Single Team 00:00:27
    30. Physical Switch Configuration 00:01:08
    31. Networking Review 00:01:31
    32. Topic 2: Creating & Modifying Virtual Networks Using CLI 00:00:11
    33. Physical NIC Commands 00:00:34
    34. Configure Physical NICs 00:01:10
    35. Virtual Switch Commands 00:01:03
    36. Configure Virtual Switches 00:01:42
    37. VMkernel Port Commands 00:00:44
    38. Configure the VMkernel Port 00:04:00
    39. Service Console (vswif) Commands 00:00:32
    40. Additional Service Console (vswif) Commands 00:00:48
    41. Adding a Second Service Console 00:01:23
    42. Demo - Network Configuration 00:05:10
    43. Demo - Network Configuration Part 2 00:09:52
    44. Chapter 05 Review 00:00:15
  7. Chapter 06 - Configuring Storage
    1. Chapter 06 Overview 00:00:23
    2. Topic 1: Storage Concepts 00:00:04
    3. Storage Terms 00:01:17
    4. SAN vs NAS in vSphere 00:01:13
    5. Path and Device Naming 00:02:38
    6. Multipathing 00:01:03
    7. Pluggable Storage Architecture (PSA) 00:01:26
    8. eNotes 00:02:53
    9. Path Selection Considerations 00:01:42
    10. Viewing Multipathing 00:03:28
    11. Storage I/O Control (SIOC) 00:03:11
    12. vSphere API for Array Integration (VAAI) 00:02:56
    13. Multipathing Commands 00:02:14
    14. PSA Commands 00:01:08
    15. Multipathing Command Examples 00:01:18
    16. Topic 2: iSCSI Storage (GUI & Command Line) 00:00:06
    17. Internet Small Computers Systems Interface (iSCSI) Overview 00:00:50
    18. iSCSI Terms for ESX/ESXi 00:01:07
    19. ESX/ESXi and iSCSI SAN Environment and Addressing 00:01:46
    20. Hardware vs Software Initiators 00:01:36
    21. Multipathing with iSCSI 00:01:09
    22. iSCSI Software Initiator Networking 00:01:32
    23. Configuring iSCSI 00:01:40
    24. Configure Software Initiator 00:00:48
    25. Bind VMkernel Ports to Storage Adapter 00:00:52
    26. Discovering iSCSI Targets 00:01:12
    27. Jumbo Frames 00:01:37
    28. Configure Software Initiator: CHAP Authentication 00:01:55
    29. iSCSI Firewall Access - ESX 3.5 00:00:18
    30. iSCSI Firewall Settings (CLI) ESX 3.5 00:00:30
    31. Software iSCSI Configuration Options (CLI) 00:00:59
    32. Software iSCSI Adapter Enable/Disable/Scan 00:00:42
    33. iSCSI Configuration Options (CLI) 00:01:11
    34. View and Configure iSCSI Adapter (CLI) 00:01:47
    35. iSCSI Software Initiator Troubleshooting 00:01:40
    36. iSCSI Vendors and Products 00:01:23
    37. Demo - Storage Setup 00:07:03
    38. Demo - Storage Setup Part 2 00:07:03
    39. Topic 3: Fibre Channel Storage 00:00:04
    40. What is Fibre Channel? 00:01:13
    41. eNotes 00:01:34
    42. Fibre Channel Terms for ESX/ESXi 00:00:32
    43. ESX/ESXi and Fibre Channel SAN Environment and Addressing 00:01:58
    44. Scanning Fibre Channel LUNs 00:01:09
    45. Multipathing with Fibre Channel 00:00:47
    46. Fibre Channel Vendors and Products 00:00:37
    47. Network/Storage Architecture Review 00:01:28
    48. Topic 4: VMFS Datastores (GUI & Command Line) 00:00:06
    49. Virtual Machine File System (VMFS-3) 00:02:48
    50. Viewing and Creating a VMFS Datastore 00:02:53
    51. Expanding Your VMFS Datastore Using Extents 00:01:43
    52. Add an Extent to Existing VMFS 00:02:03
    53. Expand an ESX/ESXi 4.1 VMFS Volume 00:03:55
    54. Demo - Creating a VMFS Datastore 00:04:09
    55. Demo - Creating a VMFS Datastore Part 2 00:05:55
    56. LUN Identification Using esxcfg-scsidevs 00:01:29
    57. Partition Alignment Using fdisk 00:01:05
    58. Disk Defragmentation 00:01:19
    59. VMFS Operations - vmkfstools 00:01:08
    60. Displaying Disk Usage Detail (ESX vdf -h ESXi df -h) 00:00:38
    61. Topic 5: NAS Storage and NFS Datastores (GUI & Command Line) 00:00:07
    62. Network Attached Storage (NAS) and ESX/ESXi 00:01:32
    63. NFS Components, Addressing and Access Control with NFS on Linux 00:01:36
    64. NFS Target on Windows 2003 R2 00:00:41
    65. Mount an NFS Datastore to Host 00:00:47
    66. NFS Configuration Options (CLI) 00:00:38
    67. NFS Configuration Options (CLI) Examples 00:01:07
    68. Demo - NFS Creating 00:04:56
    69. Topic 6: Raw Device Mapping (RDM) 00:00:09
    70. Raw Device Mapping (RDM) 00:00:55
    71. Raw Device Mapping Benefits 00:01:32
    72. RDM Compatibility Modes 00:00:50
    73. RDM CLI Commands 00:00:43
    74. Chapter 06 Review 00:00:25
  8. Chapter 07 - vCenter Server 4.1 and Licensing
    1. Chapter 07 Overview 00:00:26
    2. Topic 1: Licensing 00:00:05
    3. vCenter Server and ESX/ESXi Host Licensing Model 00:00:44
    4. Manage vSphere Licenses 00:02:52
    5. VI3 License Types and Pricing (per 2 Sockets) 00:01:07
    6. vSphere Essentials 4.1 for Small Business 00:01:59
    7. vSphere 4.1 License Types and Pricing (per 1 Socket) 00:02:43
    8. Windows Licensing Calculator 1 00:01:22
    9. Windows Licensing Calculator 2 00:01:16
    10. Microsoft Server Virtualization Validation Program 00:02:23
    11. Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 - Free 00:01:48
    12. Topic 2: vCenter Server Installation 00:00:04
    13. vCenter Server 4.1 Summary 00:01:13
    14. Managing Multiple Enterprise Locations 00:00:47
    15. vCenter Server 4.1 Specifications 00:02:21
    16. vCenter Server Architecture 00:02:04
    17. ESX/ESXi Host and vCenter Server 4.1 Functionality 00:01:54
    18. Order of vCenter Installation 00:02:25
    19. Order of vCenter Installation (Continued) 00:01:21
    20. vCenter Server Database Overview 00:01:24
    21. Topic 3: vCenter Server Inventory 00:00:05
    22. vCenter Server Home Page 00:00:50
    23. Hosts and Clusters: Datacenters 00:01:07
    24. Hosts and Clusters: Folders and Clusters 00:01:54
    25. VMs and Templates: Subfolders 00:01:18
    26. vCenter Inventory: VMs Tab 00:00:38
    27. Datastores: Folders and Datastores 00:04:55
    28. Networks: Portgroups & Distributed Switches (vDS) 00:01:43
    29. Demo - vCenter Install 00:09:03
    30. Demo - vCenter Install Part 2 00:07:11
    31. Demo - vCenter Install Last Part 00:05:53
    32. Topic 4: Managing vCenter Server 00:00:05
    33. Scheduled Tasks 00:01:16
    34. Events 00:00:48
    35. Sessions 00:00:53
    36. System Logs 00:01:30
    37. Guided Consolidation 00:01:08
    38. Client Settings 00:03:06
    39. Topic 5: Planning vCenter Server Deployment 00:00:06
    40. vCenter Database Sizing VC 2.5 & 4.x 00:01:56
    41. vCenter Server 4.x Database Sizing 00:02:23
    42. Backup Strategy for vCenter Server 00:01:34
    43. vCenter Server Heartbeat 6.3 00:01:15
    44. Topic 6: Troubleshooting vCenter Server and Database 00:00:07
    45. Refreshing vCenter Server 00:01:31
    46. ESX Host Agent Hangs 00:00:59
    47. vCenter Server Installation Logs 00:00:29
    48. vCenter Server Log Files 00:02:43
    49. SQL Recovery Models 00:01:43
    50. vCenter Server Service (vpxd) Errors 00:01:34
    51. vCenter Server Standalone Mode 00:00:53
    52. Reinitializing the vCenter Server Database 00:00:52
    53. vSphere Client Session Errors 00:01:57
    54. Chapter 07 Review 00:00:39
  9. Chapter 08 - VM Creation, Configuration, and Snapshots
    1. Chapter 08 Overview 00:00:37
    2. Topic 1: Create a VM 00:00:05
    3. VM Virtual Hardware 00:01:21
    4. Types of Virtual NICs (vNIC) 00:00:55
    5. Virtual Machine Files 00:03:02
    6. Virtual Disk 00:01:34
    7. Virtual SCSI Controller Type 00:01:00
    8. VMDirectPath 00:00:40
    9. Virtual Machine Access to Storage 00:01:48
    10. Install Guest OS into VM 00:00:41
    11. VM Console & Menus 00:01:39
    12. VMware Tools 00:01:24
    13. VMware Tools Configurable Features 00:02:08
    14. Demo - Creating a VM 00:06:10
    15. Demo - Creating a VM Part 2 00:04:44
    16. Topic 2: Create Multiple VMs, Templates, & Clones 00:00:07
    17. Clones & Templates 00:02:20
    18. Deploy VM from Template 00:01:09
    19. Customizing the OS in a Virtual Machine 00:01:42
    20. Customization Specification Manager 00:04:20
    21. Deploying Across Datacenters 00:00:28
    22. Topic 3: Virtual Appliances 00:00:07
    23. Virtual Appliances 00:00:43
    24. Import Virtual Appliances 00:02:41
    25. Export VM to OVF Format 00:00:53
    26. Demo - Template Provisioning 00:07:45
    27. Demo - Template Provisioning Part 2 00:03:43
    28. Demo - Template Provisioning Part 3 00:06:57
    29. Topic 4: VMware Converter (P2V - V2V) 00:00:05
    30. VMware Converter 4.3 00:01:01
    31. VMware Converter Sources - Standalone and Integrated 00:01:16
    32. VMware vCenter Converter 4.3 Versions Comparison 00:01:46
    33. Pre Conversion Tasks 00:01:08
    34. Hot/Cold Cloning - 4 Step Process 00:01:22
    35. Post Conversion Steps 00:02:00
    36. VMware vCenter Converter 4.3 Standalone 00:07:06
    37. Enterprise Converter 4.2 Usage 00:01:36
    38. Troubleshooting VMware Converter 00:03:00
    39. Topic 5: Manage VMs 00:00:04
    40. Hot and Cold VM Migrations 00:01:21
    41. Hot Add Memory and CPUs 00:01:31
    42. VM Properties - Hardware Tab 00:05:39
    43. VM Properties - Options Tab 00:07:05
    44. Resize a Virtual Disk 00:00:50
    45. Extend VMDK 00:02:04
    46. Extend Partitions Using gparted 00:01:09
    47. Renaming a Virtual Machine 00:01:34
    48. vmware-cmd 00:01:19
    49. Topic 6: Virtual Machine Startup/Shutdown 00:00:07
    50. Startup/Shutdown of VMs 00:01:05
    51. Enabling VM Startup/Shutdown 00:01:44
    52. VM Startup/Shutdown Override 00:00:32
    53. Demo - VM Startup/Shutdown 00:02:30
    54. Topic 7: Virtual Machine Snapshots 00:00:09
    55. Virtual Machine Snapshots 00:01:20
    56. Files Used by Snapshots 00:01:46
    57. Taking Snapshots 00:01:28
    58. Snapshot Manager 00:00:52
    59. Reverting to a Snapshot 00:00:26
    60. Deleting Snapshots 00:00:36
    61. eNotes 00:04:13
    62. Demo - Snapshots 00:07:45
    63. Topic 8: Web Access 00:00:10
    64. Web Access Management 00:01:52
    65. Enable Web Access in ESX 4.x 00:00:59
    66. Log in to Web Access 00:00:44
    67. Web Access Tasks 00:03:16
    68. Generate Virtual Machine Shortcut 00:03:07
    69. Demo - Web Access 00:03:29
    70. Topic 9: Virtual Machine Troubleshooting & Best Practices 00:00:05
    71. Troubleshooting VM Problems 00:02:20
    72. Differences Between VMs and Physical Servers (Best Practices) 00:01:33
    73. Chapter 08 Review 00:01:15
  10. Chapter 09 - Security and Permissions
    1. Chapter 09 Overview 00:00:40
    2. Topic 1: Controlling User Access and Passwords 00:00:06
    3. Types of Users 00:01:04
    4. vCenter/ESX/ESXi Host Security Model 00:01:40
    5. Permissions 00:01:25
    6. Roles 00:01:14
    7. Privileges Explained 00:01:03
    8. ESX/ESXi Host Permissions 00:01:11
    9. vCenter Permissions 00:01:24
    10. Multiple Group Permissions: No Conflicts - Groups Only 00:00:46
    11. Multiple Group Permissions: No Conflicts - Users and Groups 00:00:54
    12. Multiple Group Permissions: Conflicting Permissions 00:00:55
    13. Multiple Group Permissions: User Overrides and Unions 00:01:16
    14. Multiple User Permissions: Explicit vs. Inherited 00:00:58
    15. Multiple User Permissions: Explicit vs. Inherited #2 00:00:54
    16. ESX/Linux User and Group Management Tools 00:01:52
    17. ESX/ESXi/Linux User Authentication 00:01:12
    18. Configuring ESX Authentication 00:01:23
    19. ESX Authentication Settings 00:00:46
    20. Reusing Passwords in ESX 00:02:09
    21. Configuring Password Complexity in ESX 00:02:40
    22. Demo - vSphere Client Access 00:07:56
    23. Demo - vSphere Client Access (Cont.) 00:06:14
    24. Topic 2: ESX/ESXi Active Directory (AD) Integration 00:00:10
    25. UNIX Authentication Model 00:00:35
    26. UNIX Authentication Flow 00:00:39
    27. AD-ESX/ESXi 4.0 Authentication Integration 00:01:27
    28. AD-ESX/ESXi 4.1 Authentication Services 00:00:53
    29. Assign ESX/ESXi 4.1 Permissions Directly to AD Users 00:01:26
    30. Demo - Active Directory Integration 00:05:28
    31. Topic 3: Managing Firewalls 00:00:11
    32. TCP & UDP Ports 00:02:18
    33. Certificates and Data Encryption 00:02:54
    34. Default Security - ESX Service Console 00:00:59
    35. ESX Service Console Firewall Configuration via vSphere Client 00:00:59
    36. ESX Service Console Firewall Commands 00:00:44
    37. ESX Service Console Security Levels 00:01:18
    38. ESX Service Console Firewall 00:01:40
    39. Topic 4: SSH Access 00:00:09
    40. Secure Shell (SSH) 00:01:24
    41. Controlling SSH Access 00:02:17
    42. SSH/Console Banner Message 00:00:44
    43. Monitoring Service Console Access 00:00:54
    44. last Command 00:00:23
    45. fuser Command 00:00:42
    46. Topic 5: Running Elevated Commands (su, sudo, setuid/setgid) 00:00:13
    47. root Logon 00:01:35
    48. Restricting substitute user (su) 00:01:23
    49. Configure the Wheel Group (ESX Only) 00:01:02
    50. sudo 00:01:50
    51. sudo Usage 00:00:54
    52. For More Security Information 00:00:59
    53. Topic 6: VMsafe and vShield Zones 00:00:10
    54. VMsafe Overview 00:01:21
    55. Current VMsafe Partners 00:01:29
    56. vShield Zones Overview 00:01:05
    57. vShield VM Wall Features 00:00:49
    58. vShield VM Flow Features 00:01:50
    59. eNotes 00:03:12
    60. Chapter 09 Review 00:00:49
  11. Chapter 10 - Server and VM Monitoring
    1. Chapter 10 Overview 00:00:24
    2. Topic 1: Optimizing Resources 00:00:08
    3. Transparent Memory Page Sharing 00:01:50
    4. Balloon-Driver: vmmemctl 00:02:26
    5. VMkernel Swap - Defined 00:02:35
    6. VMkernel Swap vm-name.vswp 00:03:24
    7. Memory Compression 00:01:16
    8. Virtual CPUs (vCPUs) 00:02:04
    9. VMkernel CPU Load Balancing 00:02:46
    10. VMs' CPU & Memory Resource Setting Terms 00:00:41
    11. CPU Resource Settings 00:02:21
    12. Memory Resource Settings 00:01:41
    13. Memory Overhead 00:02:08
    14. ESX/ESXi 4 Resource Allocation per VM 00:03:54
    15. Resource Shares 00:01:58
    16. Monitoring - Hardware Status 00:00:48
    17. Demo - Hardware Status 00:01:36
    18. Topic 2: Performance Monitoring 00:00:16
    19. Performance Monitoring - Overview 00:05:54
    20. Customize Performance Chart 00:02:31
    21. Troubleshooting Performance 00:02:12
    22. Problem: High CPU Utilization 00:02:14
    23. Problem: High Memory Utilization 00:02:30
    24. Problem: High Disk Utilization 00:01:09
    25. Problem: High Network Utilization 00:01:55
    26. Veeam Monitor 00:01:05
    27. Veeam Monitor Demo 00:02:24
    28. Vizioncore vFoglight 00:01:28
    29. VKERNEL CapacityVIEW 00:01:24
    30. Demo - vMotion 00:07:25
    31. Topic 3: Configuring Alarms 00:00:05
    32. vCenter Alarms 00:00:33
    33. Alarm Settings 00:05:39
    34. Default Alarms in vCenter 00:00:32
    35. Configure vCenter Notifications 00:00:40
    36. Topic 4: ESXi/ESX and vCenter Logs 00:00:07
    37. Using esxtop 00:01:02
    38. Performance Snapshots from CLI 00:01:28
    39. ESX Log File Locations 00:00:30
    40. ESX/ESXi Log Files 00:00:45
    41. ESX/ESXi Log Rotation & vCenter Log Files 00:01:09
    42. Collecting vCenter Log Files 00:00:44
    43. Collecting Diagnostics Data 00:00:34
    44. Configuring Syslog on ESXi 00:01:48
    45. Sending Logs to a Syslog Server 00:00:51
    46. ESXi Log File Locations 00:01:32
    47. Chapter 10 Review 00:00:22
  12. Chapter 11 - Advanced ESX/ESXi and vCenter Management
    1. Chapter 11 Overview 00:00:50
    2. Topic 1: Storage Views & Topology Maps 00:00:08
    3. vCenter Storage Views 00:00:48
    4. Storage Views - Reports 00:02:28
    5. Storage Views - Maps 00:01:23
    6. vCenter Topology Maps 00:01:22
    7. Cluster Map View 00:03:00
    8. Topic 2: Storage vMotion 00:00:09
    9. Storage vMotion Migration 00:01:34
    10. Requirements for Storage vMotion 00:01:30
    11. Storage vMotion in vSphere 4 00:01:33
    12. Storage vMotion - Command-Line Interface 00:01:09
    13. (vCLI/RCLI) Non-interactive Mode: SvMotion Examples 00:01:14
    14. Demo - Storage vMotion 00:06:46
    15. Topic 3: Configuring vMotion 00:00:07
    16. vMotion Migration 00:00:50
    17. How vMotion Works 00:02:30
    18. vMotion: ESX/ESXi Host Requirements 00:01:23
    19. Identifying CPU Characteristics 00:01:04
    20. Enable or Disable Nx/xD 00:02:00
    21. vMotion Errors and Warnings 00:01:20
    22. VM Map View 00:01:24
    23. Advanced vMotion Errors 00:01:17
    24. Demo - vMotion 00:04:45
    25. Topic 4: Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) Cluster 00:00:08
    26. Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) Overview 00:01:48
    27. DRS Cluster in the vCenter Inventory 00:00:50
    28. vCenter Cluster 00:00:35
    29. Configure Automation Level 00:02:45
    30. Initial Placement 00:00:56
    31. Dynamic Balancing/History 00:01:40
    32. Virtual Machine Rules 00:01:50
    33. Virtual Machine to Host Rules 00:02:39
    34. Virtual Machine Options 00:01:34
    35. Distributed Power Management (DPM) 00:01:40
    36. Enhanced vMotion Compatibility (EVC) 00:01:47
    37. VM Swapfile Location 00:00:54
    38. Demo - Creating a Cluster 00:03:11
    39. Topic 5: Resource Pools and Monitoring 00:00:17
    40. Resource Pools 00:01:09
    41. Expandable Reservations 00:02:05
    42. Resource Pool Example Summary 00:01:09
    43. Resource Pool Example: CPU Limits 00:01:53
    44. Troubleshooting Memory Resources 00:00:52
    45. Retaining Host Resource Pools 00:00:19
    46. Best Practices for VM Resources 00:01:25
    47. Monitoring the DRS Cluster - Resource Allocation 00:00:37
    48. Monitoring the DRS Cluster - DRS Resource Distribution Graph 00:00:41
    49. Monitor Cluster Usage 00:00:31
    50. Demo - DRS Usage 00:06:52
    51. Demo - DRS Usage (Cont.) 00:10:11
    52. Topic 6: vNetwork Distributed Virtual Switches 00:00:12
    53. vNetwork Distributed vSwitch (vDS) Overview 00:02:16
    54. Creating a Distributed Virtual Switch 00:02:22
    55. Edit dvSwitch Settings 00:04:40
    56. Edit dvSwitch Uplink Policy Settings 00:02:29
    57. Edit dvSwitch Port Group Settings 00:02:01
    58. Port Binding Methods 00:01:43
    59. Private VLANs 00:01:35
    60. Private VLAN (PVLAN) Tagging 00:01:01
    61. Migrating Service Console Port or VMkernel Port to vDS 00:01:32
    62. Network I/O Control (NIOC) 00:02:19
    63. Network I/O Control (NIOC) Best Practices 00:02:33
    64. Cisco Nexus 1000v Virtual Switch 00:02:19
    65. Nexus 1000v Architecture 00:00:55
    66. Topic 7: Host Profiles 00:00:12
    67. Host Profiles Overview 00:01:10
    68. Create Host Profile 00:01:12
    69. Edit Host Profile 00:01:04
    70. Attach Host Profile 00:00:44
    71. Check Compliance with Host Profile 00:00:59
    72. Apply Host Profile 00:01:25
    73. Export a Host Profile 00:00:27
    74. Demo - Host Profiles 00:02:53
    75. Topic 8: Linked Mode Group of vCenter Servers 00:00:12
    76. Linked vCenter Servers Overview 00:01:13
    77. Linked Mode Group Prerequisites 00:01:06
    78. Create a Linked Mode Group 00:01:07
    79. Manage Multiple vCenters 00:00:26
    80. Chapter 11 Review 00:01:17
  13. Chapter 12 - Patching and Upgrading ESX
    1. Chapter 12 Overview 00:00:31
    2. Topic 1: Patching ESX/ESXi Standalone Hosts 00:00:06
    3. Planned Downtime: Maintenance Mode 00:01:10
    4. Patch Installation: esxupdate 00:01:34
    5. Patch Installation: vihostupdate 00:01:43
    6. vSphere Host Update Utility: ESXi Patching 00:02:45
    7. Topic 2: Patching with Update Manager 00:00:21
    8. Update Manager Overview 00:03:43
    9. Update Manager Terms 00:02:36
    10. Update Manager vSphere Client Plugin 00:00:28
    11. Update Manager Baselines 00:04:13
    12. Update Manager Tab 00:00:59
    13. Update Manager Remediation Defaults and Configuration Options 00:05:11
    14. Update Manager Downloads 00:01:02
    15. Update Manager Download Service 00:01:13
    16. Remediation 00:03:35
    17. Update Manager Events 00:00:19
    18. Update Manager Notifications 00:00:38
    19. Topic 3: Upgrades and Migrations 00:00:06
    20. Upgrade Methodology 00:01:28
    21. Upgrade VirtualCenter/vCenter to a New Version 00:01:10
    22. Upgrade VirtualCenter/vCenter to a New Version (Cont.) 00:01:15
    23. ESX/ESXi Migration to New Hardware 3.x to Any Version 00:01:36
    24. ESX/ESXi 4.x Migration to New Hardware - ESX/ESXi Enterprise Plus 00:00:49
    25. ESX/ESXi Upgrade Using Update Manager 00:03:29
    26. vSphere Host Update Utility: ESX/ESXi Upgrade 00:02:29
    27. Overview of Scripted Upgrade 00:00:49
    28. ESX Post Upgrade Considerations 00:01:07
    29. Upgrade the Virtual Machines 00:01:50
    30. Use the vSphere Client to Upgrade the VMware Tools 00:01:20
    31. Use vSphere Client to Upgrade Virtual Machine Hardware 00:00:18
    32. Use Update Manager to Upgrade Virtual Machines 00:00:33
    33. Chapter 12 Review 00:00:48
  14. Chapter 13 - Disaster Recovery and Backup
    1. Chapter 13 Overview 00:01:00
    2. Topic 1: Site Recovery Manager (SRM) 00:00:08
    3. VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) V4.1 00:02:07
    4. SRM Architecture Overview 00:00:56
    5. SRM - Site Recovery Infrastructure 00:00:35
    6. SRM - Create Recovery Plans 00:01:04
    7. SRM - Test Recovery Plans 00:00:29
    8. SRM - Automate Failover 00:00:28
    9. SRM Summary 00:00:58
    10. Topic 2: High Availability (HA) 00:00:09
    11. VMware High Availability 00:01:56
    12. VMware HA in Action 00:00:40
    13. Configure HA Cluster 00:00:54
    14. VMware HA: Virtual Machine Options 00:01:03
    15. Host Isolation 00:02:58
    16. Guidelines for Isolation Response Setting 00:01:15
    17. HA VM Monitoring 00:03:22
    18. Viewing your HA Cluster 00:01:29
    19. Troubleshooting VMware HA 00:01:46
    20. Demo - High Availability 00:03:58
    21. Topic 3: VM Fault Tolerance 00:00:12
    22. Fault Tolerance Overview 00:01:01
    23. Fault Tolerance Requirements 00:02:27
    24. Fault Tolerance Requirements (Cont.) 00:01:39
    25. Configure VMkernel NIC 00:00:16
    26. Turn on Host Certificate Checking 00:00:48
    27. Turn on Fault Tolerance 00:00:21
    28. Topic 4: Microsoft Clustering 00:00:11
    29. Virtualizing Microsoft Clusters 00:01:16
    30. Microsoft Cluster Services 00:01:25
    31. Microsoft Cluster Services Requirements 00:01:55
    32. Topic 5: Backup Strategies 00:00:09
    33. Backup Strategies for VMs 00:01:24
    34. Topic 6: Using VCB Command Line Utilities 00:00:19
    35. VMware Consolidated Backup (VCB) Features 00:02:00
    36. VCB Components 00:01:02
    37. Using VCB Command-Line Utilities 00:01:01
    38. Files that Make Up a Full VM Backup 00:00:41
    39. Back Up and Restore Individual Virtual Disks from Service Console 00:00:38
    40. Topic 7: VMware Data Recovery 00:00:08
    41. Data Recovery 1.2 Overview 00:02:06
    42. Demo - Data Recovery Setup 00:05:03
    43. Data Recovery Installation & Features 00:02:27
    44. Configure Network Settings 00:00:50
    45. Configure VMs to Backup 00:01:08
    46. Configure Data Recovery Appliance and Setup Backup Job 00:03:01
    47. Demo - Data Recovery 00:09:17
    48. Topic 8: Third Party Backups 00:00:16
    49. PHD Virtual Backup for VMware 5.1 00:01:35
    50. PHD Virtual Backup v5.1 - vCenter Plugin 00:00:44
    51. Quest vRanger 5 (formerly Vizioncore) 00:00:59
    52. vRanger Pro - Screenshots 00:00:47
    53. Veeam Backup & Replication v5 with vPower 00:01:44
    54. Veeam Backup - Screenshot 00:01:19
    55. Chapter 13 Review 00:01:03
    56. Course Closure 00:01:15