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VMware vSphere 4.x/5.x to vSphere 5.5 Upgrade and New Techno

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The VMware vSphere 4.x/5.x to vSphere 5.5 Upgrade and New Technology Ultimate Bootcamp course covers all the necessary information and topics about the migration from vSphere 4.x or 5.x to vSphere 5.5. The course enables the students to learn and understand virtual machine enhancements, managing vSphere 5.5 administration, networking, storage, availability, and security enhancements in vSphere 5.5. New technologies such as templates, clones, VMware converter, host profiles, host deployment options, ESXi 5.5, virtual networks and vSphere distributed virtual switching. VMware vSphere is the most widely deployed virtualization infrastructure in the IT world. This course covers everything you need to know about the VMware vSphere 4.x/5.x to vSphere 5.5 upgrade and the new technologies introduced in the vSphere 5.5. The course covers the software suite in its entirety including the topics such as virtual machine enhancements, managing vSphere 5.x administration, networking, storage, availability & scalability and security enhancements.

Table of Contents

  1. Course Introduction
    1. Introduction 00:00:10
    2. Course Introduction 00:01:07
    3. Instructor Introduction 00:01:02
  2. Course Introduction and Methodology
    1. Introduction to Chapter 1 00:00:07
    2. Course Flip Book Site 00:00:23
    3. Certified Virtualization Expert (CVE) Certification 00:00:31
    4. VMTraining’s Physical Setup 00:00:19
    5. VMTraining’s Setup - Student to Datacenter 00:00:32
    6. VMTraining’s Network IP Setup 00:00:38
    7. Lab Terms Used 00:01:33
    8. Lab Conventions Used 00:00:43
    9. Chapter 01 Review 00:00:11
  3. Overview of vSphere 5.1 & 5.5
    1. Introduction to Chapter 2 00:00:26
    2. Topic 1: vSphere 5.x New Technology Overview 00:00:07
    3. The Software-Defined Datacenter (SDDC) 00:00:36
    4. vCloud Suite 5.5 Part1 00:01:01
    5. vCloud Suite 5.5 Part2 00:00:52
    6. vCloud Suite 5.5 –Add-ons 00:00:36
    7. VMware vSphere 5.5 00:00:57
    8. vSphere 5.x New Technology Overview 00:00:27
    9. vSphere 5.5 – Hypervisor Enhancements 00:00:51
    10. vSphere 5.5 – Virtual Machine Enhancements Part1 00:01:37
    11. vSphere 5.5 – Virtual Machine Enhancements Part2 00:01:20
    12. vSphere 5.5 – vCenter Server Enhancements Part1 00:00:18
    13. vSphere 5.5 – vCenter Server Enhancements Part2 00:00:28
    14. vSphere 5.5 – vCenter Server Enhancements Part3 00:00:37
    15. vSphere 5.5 – vCenter Server Enhancements Part4 00:00:27
    16. vSphere 5.5 – Storage Enhancements Part1 00:00:36
    17. vSphere 5.5 – Storage Enhancements Part2 00:00:40
    18. vSphere 5.5 – Storage Enhancements Part3 00:00:39
    19. vSphere 5.5 – Storage Enhancements Part4 00:00:48
    20. vSphere 5.5 – Networking Enhancements Part1 00:00:52
    21. vSphere 5.5 – Networking Enhancements Part2 00:01:14
    22. vSphere 5.5 – Networking Enhancements Part3 00:00:47
    23. Type 1 and Type 2 Hypervisors 00:00:47
    24. VMware ROI TCO Calculator V 4.0 00:00:20
    25. VMware TCO Comparison Calculator 00:00:10
    26. Topic 2: Licensing 00:00:04
    27. vCenter Server 5.x & ESXi Host Licensing Model 00:00:51
    28. vSphere Essentials 5.5 for Small Business 00:01:04
    29. vSphere 5.5 License Types and Pricing 00:01:45
    30. New Features per vSphere 5.1 License Type 00:00:52
    31. Windows Licensing Calculator 00:01:36
    32. VMware and Microsoft License Purchase Deal 00:00:44
    33. Topic 3: vSphere 5 Requirements 00:00:05
    34. ESXi Hardware Requirements 00:01:10
    35. vSphere Hypervisor 5.5 (VMware ESXi) 00:02:22
    36. VMware ESXi 5.x 00:01:21
    37. vCenter Server 5.x Summary 00:02:08
    38. vCenter Server 5.1 Update 1c 00:01:00
    39. vCenter Server 5.5/5.5a/5.5b & 5.5 Update 1 00:00:49
    40. vCenter Server 5.x Specifications 00:01:29
    41. Managing Multiple Enterprise Locations 00:00:51
    42. vCenter Server 5.1/5.5 SSO 00:00:35
    43. vCenter Server 5.1/5.5 Connection through SSO 00:00:36
    44. SSO 5.5 Interoperability 00:00:21
    45. vCenter Server 5.5 Architecture 00:02:01
    46. vCenter Server Database Overview 00:01:06
    47. vCenter Server 5 Database Sizing 00:01:38
    48. SQL Server vCenter Database Setup 00:00:54
    49. vCenter 5.5 Installation Options 00:01:45
    50. Order of vCenter 5.5 Manual Installation Method 00:02:28
    51. Install Single Sign On Service (SSO) 5.5 00:01:57
    52. vCenter Server 5.5 Simple Install (Windows) 00:02:49
    53. vCenter Server 5.5 Post Install 00:01:32
    54. Chapter 02 Review 00:00:21
  4. Upgrade or Migrate to vSphere 5.5
    1. Introduction to Chapter 3 00:00:09
    2. Topic 1: Upgrades and Migrations 00:00:05
    3. Upgrade to 5.5 Methodology 00:02:34
    4. Upgrade vCenter to 5.0 Steps Part1 00:00:39
    5. Upgrade vCenter to 5.0 Steps Part2 00:00:53
    6. Upgrade - All on 1 Server 00:00:56
    7. Upgrade vCenter to 5.5 – Separate Servers (Med-Lg Org) 00:00:46
    8. Upgrade of Multiple vSphere Products to Use vCenter 5.5 Part1 00:00:57
    9. Upgrade of Multiple vSphere Products to Use vCenter 5.5 Part2 00:00:34
    10. Install vSphere Web Client 5.5 00:01:12
    11. Install vSphere 5.5 Inventory Service 00:01:00
    12. Upgrade Inventory Service 5.0 to 5.1/5.5 00:00:42
    13. Upgrade vCenter 4.1 to 5.5 00:01:55
    14. Upgrade Update Manager 4.1 to 5.5 00:01:50
    15. Upgrade Host to ESXi 5.5 Using Media 00:02:18
    16. ESX/ESXi Upgrade Using Update Manager (5.0 or 5.1 or 5.5) 00:03:14
    17. ESX/ESXi Migration to New Hardware 00:00:56
    18. Upgrade Distributed Switch to 5.5 00:00:28
    19. Upgrade the Virtual Machines 00:01:59
    20. Use the vSphere Client to Upgrade the VMware Tools 00:00:40
    21. Use vSphere Client to Upgrade Virtual Machine Hardware V10 00:00:57
    22. Use Update Manager to Upgrade Virtual Machines 00:01:30
    23. Chapter 03 Review 00:00:15
  5. Virtual Machine Enhancements
    1. Introduction to Chapter 4 00:00:18
    2. Topic 1: VM Details 00:00:05
    3. VM Virtual Hardware 00:04:32
    4. VM Properties HW v9 via vSphereWeb Client 00:02:31
    5. vSphere 5.5 –Virtual Machine Enhancements 00:00:22
    6. VM Graphics HW v10 via vSphere Web Client 00:01:11
    7. Types of Virtual NICs (vNIC) 00:03:00
    8. Virtual Machine Files 00:04:46
    9. VMDK Stub File Creation 00:01:32
    10. VM Swap Files 00:00:52
    11. VMDK Disk Provisioning 00:02:25
    12. Virtual Disk 00:01:14
    13. Larger 62 TB Virtual Disks 00:01:06
    14. AHCI SATA Controller 00:00:40
    15. Install Guest OS into VM 00:01:18
    16. Hot Add Memory and CPUs 00:01:04
    17. VM Properties - Hardware Tab 00:05:25
    18. Adding USB Devices to VM 00:03:06
    19. VM Properties - Options Tab 00:03:23
    20. Renaming a Virtual Machine 00:01:23
    21. vmware-cmd.pl (vCLI) 00:00:17
    22. Kill a VM with esxcli 00:00:56
    23. VM Console & Menus 00:01:58
    24. VMware Tools 00:01:38
    25. VMware Tools 5.0 & Earlier vs. 5.1/5.5 00:02:10
    26. Topic 2: Templates & Clones 00:00:05
    27. Clones & Templates 00:01:57
    28. Deploy VM from Template 00:02:09
    29. Customizing the OS in a Virtual Machine 00:00:25
    30. Customization Specification Manager 00:01:59
    31. Topic 3: VMware Converter 5.5 00:00:06
    32. VMware Converter 5.5 00:00:56
    33. VMware Converter Sources 00:00:36
    34. VMware Converter Standalone 5.5 00:04:09
    35. Post Conversion Steps 00:01:22
    36. VMware Converter Standalone 5.5 (Cont'd) 00:04:49
    37. Chapter 04 Review 00:00:17
  6. Managing vSphere 5.x Administration
    1. Introduction to Chapter 5 00:00:36
    2. Topic 1: Host Profiles 00:00:04
    3. Host Profiles Overview 00:01:09
    4. Per Host Answer Files 00:00:27
    5. Edit Host Profile 00:00:57
    6. Topic 2: Host Deployment Options 00:00:05
    7. vSphere 5.x ESXi Image Builder CLI 00:00:47
    8. vSphere 5.x Auto Deploy for ESXi PXE Boot 00:00:49
    9. vSphere 5 Auto Deploy Process 00:00:42
    10. vSphere 5 Auto Deploy Architecture 00:00:49
    11. Topic 3: ESXi 5.5 Management 00:00:06
    12. vCenter Server 5.0 & 5.x Host Functionality 00:01:07
    13. ESXi Host & vCenter Server Management Overview 00:04:43
    14. Direct Console User Interface (DCUI) 00:01:06
    15. Managing ESXi with the vSphere Client (VIC) 00:00:56
    16. The Management User Interface (MUI) (ESX/ESXi/vCenter) 00:01:45
    17. SSH Access: PuTTY, SecureCRT, FastSCP, etc. 00:00:19
    18. Troubleshooting Options: ESXi 5.x 00:00:48
    19. Configuration of Troubleshooting Options in ESXi 5.x 00:01:27
    20. CLI Commands Overview 00:02:05
    21. CLI Commands 00:00:50
    22. esxcli, vimsh, vim-cmd, “commands” 00:01:01
    23. vSphere Command Line Interface (vCLI) 00:00:38
    24. vCLI Commands Part1 00:00:07
    25. vCLI Commands Part2 00:00:04
    26. Managing ESX/ESXi with the vSphere CLI (vCLI) 00:00:52
    27. vCLI Command Syntax 00:00:24
    28. vSphere SDK for Perl 00:00:13
    29. vSphere Management Assistant (vMA 5.5) 00:00:24
    30. PowerCLI 5.5 Release 2 00:00:24
    31. Common Command Line Interface (CLI) Options 00:01:14
    32. ESXi 5.x Text Editor 00:00:23
    33. Topic 4: vCenter Server Appliance (vCSA) 00:00:06
    34. vCenter Server Virtual Appliance (vCSA) Specifications 00:02:19
    35. Topic 5: vSphere Web Client 00:00:05
    36. vSphere Web Client 00:01:24
    37. vSphere Web Client – Requirements 00:00:49
    38. Install vSphere Web Client 5.5 00:01:24
    39. Using vSphere Web Client 5.5 00:04:58
    40. Topic 6: New Update Manager Features 00:00:06
    41. Update Manager 5.5 Patching 00:02:36
    42. Shavlik Protect (Standard & Advanced) 00:00:52
    43. Update Manager 5.5 Install (Windows) 00:01:55
    44. Update Manager vSphere Client Plugin 00:00:52
    45. Update Manager Baselines 00:01:46
    46. Update Manager Remediation Defaults and Configuration Options 00:05:18
    47. Update Manager Events 00:00:11
    48. Update Manager Notifications 00:00:37
    49. Patch Repository 00:00:35
    50. Update Manager Download Service 00:00:49
    51. Update Manager Sizing Estimator 00:00:30
    52. Update Manager Tab 00:01:14
    53. Remediation 00:01:23
    54. Topic 7: vCenter Server 5.x Management 00:00:06
    55. Collecting Windows vCenter Log Files 00:01:14
    56. Collecting vCSA Log Files 00:00:32
    57. Collecting vCenter Diagnostics Data 00:01:11
    58. Configuring Syslog on ESXi (GUI) 00:00:45
    59. Sending Logs to a Syslog Server (CLI) 00:00:32
    60. Syslog Servers 00:00:43
    61. vCenter Server 5.1 Shows Disabled Plug-ins 00:00:23
    62. Chapter 05 Review 00:01:10
  7. Networking
    1. Introduction to Chapter 6 00:00:15
    2. Topic 1: Virtual Networks 00:00:05
    3. vSphere 5.x Virtual Switch Types 00:02:50
    4. Cisco Discovery Protocol 00:00:37
    5. Modifying vSwitch Properties (Ports Tab) 00:01:28
    6. Custom MAC Address 00:01:34
    7. Physical Switch Configuration 00:01:21
    8. Topic 2: vSphere Distributed Virtual Switches 00:00:06
    9. vSphere Distributed vSwitch (vDS) Overview 00:02:41
    10. vSphere Distributed Switch (vDS) New Features in vSphere 5.0 00:01:06
    11. vSphere Distributed Switch (vDS) New Features in vSphere 5.1 00:02:08
    12. vSphere Distributed Switch (vDS) New Features in vSphere 5.5 00:00:17
    13. Creating a vSphere Distributed Switch 00:02:28
    14. Edit dvSwitch Settings 00:01:33
    15. Edit dvSwitch Uplink Policy Settings 00:00:44
    16. Edit dvSwitch Port Group Settings 00:01:35
    17. Port Binding Methods 00:00:42
    18. Private VLANs 00:02:03
    19. Private VLAN (PVLAN) Tagging 00:00:09
    20. Migrating Service Console Port or VMkernel Port to vDS 00:02:08
    21. Network I/O Control (NIOC) 00:03:12
    22. Network I/O Control (NIOC) – Best Practices 00:00:52
    23. Create NetFlow 00:00:45
    24. Using Port Mirroring 00:01:25
    25. vDS Health Check 00:00:18
    26. Create a LACP LAG 00:00:46
    27. Configure LAG Without Losing Connectivity 00:00:18
    28. Use Template Mode to Assign NICs to the LAG on Multiple Hosts 00:01:27
    29. Make the LAG Active to Finish Configuration 00:00:08
    30. Networking Review 00:01:11
    31. Topic 3: Creating & Modifying Virtual Networks using CLI 00:00:07
    32. Networking CLI Commands 00:00:40
    33. Physical NIC Commands 00:00:19
    34. Configure Physical NICs 00:00:43
    35. Virtual Switch Commands 00:00:19
    36. Configure Virtual Switches 00:01:10
    37. VMkernel Port Commands 00:00:18
    38. Configure the VMkernel Port 00:02:26
    39. Chapter 06 Review 00:00:28
  8. Storage
    1. Introduction to Chapter 7 00:00:50
    2. Topic 1: Storage Concepts 00:00:04
    3. vSphere’s Family of Storage APIs 00:00:33
    4. Storage APIs - Array Integration 00:01:43
    5. Storage APIs - Multipathing 00:02:11
    6. Path Selection Consideration 00:01:40
    7. Viewing Multipathing 00:01:43
    8. All Paths Down (APD) Part1 00:00:42
    9. All Paths Down (APD) Part2 00:00:52
    10. Storage I/O Control (SIOC) 00:01:47
    11. SIOC Enhancements 00:00:50
    12. SIOC Monitoring 00:00:14
    13. Multipathing Commands 00:00:11
    14. Multipathing Commands (vCLI) 00:00:06
    15. Multipathing Command Examples 00:00:10
    16. Topic 2: iSCSI Storage (GUI & Command Line) 00:00:05
    17. Setup Steps - Multipathing with Software iSCSI 00:01:08
    18. iSCSI Software Initiator Networking 00:00:16
    19. Configuring iSCSI 00:00:39
    20. Configure SoftwareInitiator 00:00:19
    21. Bind VMkernel ports to Storage Adapter (GUI) 00:00:21
    22. Bind VMkernel ports to Storage Adapter (CLI) 00:00:03
    23. Discovering iSCSI Targets 00:00:38
    24. Jumbo Frames 00:00:51
    25. iSCSI Session Options (CLI) 00:00:10
    26. Topic 3: Fibre Channel Storage 00:00:04
    27. What is Fibre Channel? 00:01:10
    28. ESX / ESXi and Fibre Channel SAN Environment and Addressing 00:00:56
    29. Scanning Fibre Channel LUNs 00:01:07
    30. Topic 4: VMFS Datastores 00:00:05
    31. Virtual Machine File System (VMFS-5) 00:02:57
    32. Virtual Machine File System (Updates in vSphere 5.5) 00:00:43
    33. Upgrade VMFS-3 to VMFS-5 00:00:53
    34. Viewing and Creating a VMFS-5 Datastore 00:00:54
    35. Advanced I/O Management 00:00:32
    36. Topic 5: NAS Storage and NFS Datastores 00:00:06
    37. Network Attached Storage (NAS) and ESX/ESXi 00:00:55
    38. Mount an NFS Datastore to Host 00:00:37
    39. NFS Configuration Options (CLI) 00:00:19
    40. Topic 6: Profile Driven Storage, Datastore Clusters & Storage DRS (SDRS) 00:00:08
    41. Profile-Driven Storage 00:00:59
    42. vSphere Storage API for Storage Awareness (VASA) 00:00:22
    43. Manage Storage Capabilities 00:00:20
    44. Enable VM Storage Profiles 00:00:19
    45. Expert Tip: Known Port Conflict 00:00:29
    46. Create VM Storage Profiles 00:00:21
    47. Apply VM Storage Profiles to VMs 00:00:35
    48. Datastore Clusters 00:00:29
    49. Storage DRS (SDRS) 00:00:39
    50. Create a Datastore Cluster for SDRS 00:00:59
    51. Datastore Cluster Information 00:00:57
    52. Edit a Datastore Cluster 00:03:06
    53. Topic 7: Solid State Disks (SSD) 00:00:05
    54. Solid State Disks (SSD) 00:00:35
    55. Host Cache Configuration 00:00:15
    56. When ESXi Fails to Identify Solid State Disks 00:00:20
    57. Using SMART with SSD 00:01:11
    58. Topic 8:vSphere Storage Appliance (VSA) 00:00:07
    59. vSphere Storage Appliance (VSA) –Overview (v5.1.1, replaced 5.1) 00:00:53
    60. vSphere Storage Appliance (VSA) - Components 00:00:53
    61. vSphere Storage Appliance (VSA) – New Features in 5.1/5.1.1 00:00:29
    62. vSphere Storage Appliance (VSA) - Architecture 00:00:17
    63. Topic 9: vSphere Flash Read Cache (vFRC) 00:00:06
    64. vSphere Virtual Flash 00:00:56
    65. Configure a Virtual Flash Resource 00:00:24
    66. Configure Virtual Flash Host Swap 00:00:34
    67. Virtual Flash Read Cache Part1 00:00:40
    68. Virtual Flash Read Cache Part2 00:00:40
    69. Topic 10: VMware Virtual SAN (VSAN) 00:00:07
    70. VSAN Overview 00:00:56
    71. VSAN Device Configuration 00:01:01
    72. VSAN Cluster Configuration 00:00:49
    73. VSAN Architecture 00:00:20
    74. Chapter 07 Review 00:00:45
  9. Availability
    1. Introduction to Chapter 8 00:00:18
    2. Topic 1: vSphere Data Protection 5.5.5 (vDP) 00:00:07
    3. vSphere Data Protection 5.5.5 00:01:15
    4. vSphere Data Protection 5.5.5 Installation & Features 00:00:48
    5. vSphere Data Protection 5.5.5 – What’s New 00:01:29
    6. vSphere Data Protection Advanced 5.5.5 00:00:58
    7. vDP 5.5.5 - Configure Settings 00:00:40
    8. Using VDP to Backup a VM 00:01:28
    9. Using VDP to Restore a VM 00:00:53
    10. File Level Restore (FLR) 00:00:49
    11. Replication to/from Avamar 00:01:37
    12. Direct-to-Host Restore 00:00:52
    13. Topic 2: vSphere Replication 5.5 00:00:06
    14. vSphereReplication v5.5 00:01:17
    15. vSphere Replication v5.5 – New Features 00:00:51
    16. VR v5.5 Setup 00:01:15
    17. VR v5.5 Configure Replication 00:01:20
    18. VR v5.5 Recovery 00:01:22
    19. Topic 3: Site Recovery Manager 5.5 (SRM) 00:00:06
    20. VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) V5.5 00:01:13
    21. VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) V5.5 – Features 00:01:10
    22. VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) V5.5 – What’s New 00:01:14
    23. SRM Architecture Overview 00:01:23
    24. SRM – Site Recovery Processes 00:03:01
    25. Topic 4: High Availability (HA) 00:00:05
    26. New vSphere 5 HA Features Part1 00:01:30
    27. New vSphere 5 HA Features Part2 00:00:55
    28. New vSphere 5.1 HA Features 00:01:59
    29. New vSphere 5.5 HA Features 00:00:36
    30. vSphere 5 HA in Action 00:01:23
    31. Configure HA Cluster 00:02:00
    32. VMware HA: Virtual Machine Options 00:01:12
    33. Host Isolation 00:02:08
    34. Guidelines for Isolation Response Setting 00:00:15
    35. HA VM Monitoring 00:00:54
    36. App HA – Application High Availability 00:01:17
    37. App HA – Policies 00:00:24
    38. App HA - Architecture 00:00:10
    39. HA Datastore Heartbeating 00:00:34
    40. Viewing your HA Cluster 00:02:20
    41. Troubleshooting VMware HA 00:01:18
    42. Chapter 08 Review 00:00:28
  10. Security Enhancements
    1. Introduction to Chapter 9 00:00:16
    2. Topic 1: Managing Firewalls 00:00:05
    3. ESXi 5.x Firewall 00:01:03
    4. TCP & UDP Ports 00:00:17
    5. Data Encryption 00:01:04
    6. Security Certificates 00:00:44
    7. ESXi Firewall Configuration via vSphere Client 00:01:06
    8. ESXi Host Firewall Commands 00:00:15
    9. Topic 2: ESXi Active Directory (AD) Integration 00:00:06
    10. AD-ESX/ESXi 4.1/5 Authentication Services 00:02:11
    11. Assign ESXi 4.1/5 Permissions Directly to AD Users 00:00:58
    12. Topic 3: vShield Family 00:00:05
    13. vCloud Networking & Security 00:01:10
    14. VMsafe Components 00:01:01
    15. vShield Product Family Overview 00:00:32
    16. vShield App 00:00:26
    17. vShield Edge 00:00:15
    18. vShield Endpoint 00:00:26
    19. For More Security Information 00:00:29
    20. Chapter 09 Review 00:00:24
    21. Course Closure 00:01:00