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VMware vSphere 5.5 Ultimate Bootcamp

Video Description

The VMware Ultimate Bootcamp vSphere 5.5 is an intensive course that combines theoretical knowledge with hands-on labs to enable the students to install, configure, manage, and troubleshoot VMware vSphere 5.5, including VMware ESXi 5.5 and VMware vCenter Server 5.5. The VMware Ultimate Bootcamp vSphere 5.5 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 00:02:34
    3. Instructor Introduction 00:01:03
  2. Chapter 01 - Course Introduction and Methodology
    1. Course Introduction and Methodology 00:00:07
    2. Course Methodology 00:00:16
    3. Course Flip Book Site 00:00:30
    4. Certified Virtualization Expert (CVE) Certification 00:00:37
    5. VMTraining's Physical Setup 00:00:39
    6. VMTraining's Setup - Student to Datacenter 00:00:32
    7. VMTraining's Network IP Setup 00:00:42
    8. Section Review 00:02:24
    9. Lab Conventions Used 00:00:55
    10. Chapter 01 Review 00:00:17
  3. Chapter 02 - Virtualization Overview
    1. Introduction 00:00:16
    2. Topic 1: VMware Virtualization 00:00:06
    3. The Software-Defined Datacenter (SDDC) 00:00:44
    4. vCloud Suite 5.5 00:01:20
    5. vCloud Suite 5.5 (Cont.) 00:00:41
    6. vCloud Suite 5.5 - Add-ons 00:01:28
    7. Class Exercise - Why Virtualize? 00:01:01
    8. Why Virtualize? - Simplified Management! 00:01:43
    9. VMware ROI TCO Calculator V 4.0 00:00:26
    10. VMware TCO Comparison Calculator 00:00:17
    11. What is Virtual Infrastructure? 00:00:59
    12. VMware vSphere 5.5 00:01:10
    13. Type 1 and Type 2 Hypervisors 00:01:26
    14. Hypervisors Comparison 00:00:21
    15. What is a Virtual Machine (VM)? 00:01:41
    16. Topic 2: Other VMware & 3rd Party Virtualization Technologies 00:00:07
    17. VMware Horizon View 5.3 00:01:19
    18. VMware Workstation 10 00:02:25
    19. VMware Fusion 6 00:00:47
    20. VMware Player (Plus) 6 00:00:50
    21. Windows Server Virtualization Hyper -V (Windows Server 2012 R2) 00:00:44
    22. System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 R2 00:01:10
    23. XenServer Enterprise v6 00:00:25
    24. XenDesktop & Essentials for XenServer 00:00:43
    25. Chapter 02 Review 00:00:24
  4. Chapter 03 - Planning and Installing ESXi
    1. Introduction 00:00:35
    2. Topic 1: Planning the ESXi Deployment 00:00:05
    3. Physical Hardware Requirements 00:02:40
    4. vSphere Hypervisor 5.5 (VMware ESXi) 00:03:09
    5. VMware ESXi 5.x 00:01:57
    6. Booting ESXi from a SAN LUN (Fibre Channel or iSCSI) 00:01:13
    7. Booting ESXi from a SAN LUN 00:00:36
    8. Linux, Windows & ESX/ESXi 00:01:26
    9. Topic 2: vSphere 5.x Deployment Guidelines 00:00:06
    10. Overview of Deployment Planning 00:03:35
    11. ESXi Compatibility Guides 00:00:55
    12. Storage: Capacity and Performance 00:03:01
    13. VMware Capacity Planner 00:00:42
    14. Topic 3: vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi) Installation 00:00:07
    15. vSphere Hypervisor 5.x Installable 00:01:22
    16. Demo: Installation of ESXi 5.5 00:04:39
    17. Local Configuration of ESXi 5.5 using DCUI 00:01:16
    18. UDA 2.0 Script ESXi/ESX Installation 00:00:54
    19. vSphere 5.x ESXi Image Builder CLI 00:01:24
    20. vSphere 5.x Auto Deploy for ESXi PXE Boot 00:01:58
    21. vSphere 5.x Auto Deploy Architecture 00:01:08
    22. Topic 4: Configuring Hostname Resolution and NTP 00:00:06
    23. Configuring DNS Settings 00:01:30
    24. Time Synchronization 00:01:21
    25. Topic 5: Troubleshooting ESXi 00:00:06
    26. ESXi Host Health Check 00:00:22
    27. ESXi Host Boot Process 00:01:13
    28. Resetting root Password ESXi 5.x 00:01:13
    29. Troubleshooting: hostd 00:01:01
    30. Troubleshooting ESXi CIM Management Agents 00:01:37
    31. Purple Screen of Death (PSOD) 00:00:59
    32. Chapter 03 Review 00:00:29
  5. Chapter 04 - Using Tools to Administer a VMware Environment
    1. Introduction 00:00:38
    2. Topic 1: Overview of 3rd Party Tools 00:00:06
    3. WinSCP 5.1.7 (free) 00:01:30
    4. ISO Programs 00:01:23
    5. Xtravirt.com 00:01:33
    6. Foglight for Virtualization - Free Edition (Dell Software) 00:01:16
    7. RVTools v 3.6 00:00:56
    8. Other Tools 00:00:55
    9. Topic 2: ESXi Management 00:00:05
    10. ESXi Host & vCenter Server Management Overview 00:04:16
    11. Direct Console User Interface (DCUI) 00:00:48
    12. Managing ESXi with the vSphere Client (VIC) 00:00:46
    13. The Management User Interface (MUI) (ESX/ESXi/vCenter) 00:02:49
    14. Managing with the vSphere Web Client 00:01:49
    15. SSH Access: PuTTY, SecureCRT, WinSCP, etc. 00:00:28
    16. Datastore Browser 00:02:36
    17. Configuration of Troubleshooting Options in ESXi 5.x 00:02:03
    18. Troubleshooting Options: ESXi 5.x 00:01:22
    19. CLI Commands Overview 00:01:29
    20. CLI Commands 00:01:08
    21. esxcli, vimsh, vim -cmd, "commands" 00:01:13
    22. vSphere Command Line Interface (vCLI) 00:00:56
    23. Managing ESX/ESXi with the vSphere CLI (vCLI) 00:01:08
    24. vCLI Command Syntax 00:00:31
    25. vSphere SDK for Perl 00:00:17
    26. vSphere Management Assistant (vMA 5.5) 00:00:39
    27. PowerCLI 5.5 Release 2 00:01:09
    28. PowerGUI (Dell/Quest, free) 00:01:12
    29. Topic 3: Linux Command Review 00:00:06
    30. Windows Commands vs. Linux Commands 00:00:57
    31. Common Command Line Interface (CLI) Options 00:01:40
    32. ESXi 5.x Text Editor 00:00:50
    33. Topic 4: Troubleshooting the vSphere Client (VIC) 00:00:06
    34. vSphere Client Logs 00:00:37
    35. Cannot Login Using vSphere Client 00:01:42
    36. Demo - Tools to Administer 00:08:07
    37. Demo - Deploy Windows 2012 VM for vCenter 00:02:23
    38. Chapter 04 Review 00:00:36
  6. Chapter 05 - vCenter Server 5 and Licensing
    1. Introduction 00:01:02
    2. Topic 1: Licensing 00:00:04
    3. vCenter Server 5.x & ESXi Host Licensing Model 00:01:06
    4. vSphere Essentials 5.5 for Small Business 00:01:11
    5. vSphere 5.5 License Types and Pricing 00:01:53
    6. New Features per vSphere 5.1 License Type 00:01:12
    7. Windows Licensing Calculator 00:01:50
    8. Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 00:00:12
    9. VMware and Microsoft License Purchase Deal 00:00:41
    10. Topic 2: vCenter Server Installation 00:00:05
    11. vCenter Server 5.x Summary 00:02:10
    12. vCenter Server 5.1 Update 1c 00:01:08
    13. vCenter Server 5.5/5.5a/5.5b & 5.5 Update 1 00:01:47
    14. vCenter Server 5.x Specifications 00:02:24
    15. vCenter Server Database Overview 00:02:34
    16. vCenter Server Virtual Appliance (vCSA) Specifications 00:02:19
    17. vCenter Server 5.0 (and earlier) Host Functionality 00:01:31
    18. Managing Multiple Enterprise Locations (5.1+) 00:01:52
    19. vCenter Server 5.1/5.5 SSO 00:00:35
    20. vCenter Server 5.1/5.5 Connection through SSO 00:01:40
    21. SSO 5.5 Interoperability 00:00:21
    22. vCenter Server 5.5 Architecture 00:03:16
    23. SQL Server vCenter Database Setup for VC 5.x 00:01:27
    24. vCenter 5.5 Installation 00:01:40
    25. Order of vCenter 5.5 Manual Installation Method 00:02:39
    26. Install Single Sign On Service (SSO) 5.5 00:01:31
    27. Install vSphere Web Client 5.5 00:01:09
    28. Install vSphere 5.5 Inventory Service 00:00:56
    29. Install vCenter Server 5.5 00:02:03
    30. vCenter Server 5.5 Simple Install (Windows) 00:02:00
    31. vCenter Server 5.5 Post Install (RTM & 5.5a Only) 00:01:37
    32. VIC Plug-ins Post UM Install 00:00:46
    33. Topic 3: vSphere Web Client 00:00:05
    34. vSphere Web Client 00:01:34
    35. vSphere Web Client - Requirements 00:00:46
    36. Using vSphere Web Client 5.5 00:03:00
    37. Topic 4: vCenter Server Inventory 00:00:06
    38. vCenter Server Home Page 00:01:03
    39. Hosts and Clusters: Datacenters 00:02:00
    40. Hosts and Clusters: Folders and Clusters 00:01:46
    41. VMs and Templates: Subfolders 00:00:37
    42. vCenter Inventory: VMs Tab 00:00:22
    43. Datastores and Datastore Clusters: Folders and Datastores 00:01:29
    44. Networks: Portgroups & Distributed Switches (vDS) 00:00:34
    45. Demo - Add Host to vCenter Inventory 00:05:58
    46. Demo - Install vCenter Server 00:11:32
    47. Topic 5: Managing vCenter Server 00:00:05
    48. Scheduled Tasks 00:00:45
    49. Events 00:00:44
    50. Sessions 00:01:06
    51. Tasks/Alarms & Logged On As 00:00:36
    52. System Logs 00:00:38
    53. vCenter Solutions Manager 00:00:33
    54. Client Settings 00:01:31
    55. vCenter Mobile Access (vCMA) 00:00:58
    56. Demo - vSphere Web Client 00:06:36
    57. Topic 6: Planning vCenter Server Deployment 00:00:05
    58. vCenter Server 5.x Database Sizing 00:02:15
    59. Backup Strategy for vCenter Server 00:02:00
    60. vCenter Server Heartbeat 6.6 00:00:37
    61. Topic 7: Troubleshooting vCenter Server and Database 00:00:07
    62. vCenter Server 5.1 Shows Disabled Plug-ins 00:00:25
    63. Refreshing vCenter Server 00:01:02
    64. Monitoring - Hardware Status 00:00:42
    65. Monitoring - vCenter Server Status 00:00:20
    66. ESXi Host Agent (hostd) Hangs 00:00:50
    67. vCenter Server Log Files 00:01:33
    68. SQL Recovery Models 00:01:01
    69. vCenter Server Service (vpxd) Errors 00:00:34
    70. vCenter Server Standalone Mode 00:00:34
    71. Reinitializing the vCenter Server Database 00:00:22
    72. vSphere Client Session Errors 00:00:56
    73. VMware vCenter Orchestrator 00:01:11
    74. NetIQ Cloud Manager 00:00:27
    75. Chapter 05 Review 00:00:36
  7. Chapter 06 - Configuring Networking
    1. Introduction 00:00:26
    2. Topic 1: Creating & Modifying Virtual Networks 00:00:06
    3. Networking Terms 00:03:15
    4. vSphere 5.x Virtual Switch Types 00:01:16
    5. Network Connections in ESXi 00:02:21
    6. Add Network Wizard 00:01:15
    7. Standard Virtual Switches - ESXi 00:06:40
    8. Virtual Switch and Connection Type Identification 00:02:20
    9. VMware Assigned MAC Addresses 00:01:11
    10. Custom MAC Address 00:01:21
    11. Virtual Switch Physical NIC Configurations 00:00:23
    12. Ports Used by VMkernel 00:00:33
    13. NIC Teaming 00:00:48
    14. Cisco Discovery Protocol 00:00:33
    15. Demo - Create Virtual Switches 00:09:07
    16. Modifying vSwitch Properties (Ports Tab) 00:01:39
    17. Modifying vSwitch Properties (Network Adapters Tab) 00:00:53
    18. VLAN Overview 00:02:10
    19. VLAN Implementations 00:01:04
    20. Standard vSwitch VLAN Configuration 00:00:40
    21. Standard vSwitch Protection and VLANs 00:01:20
    22. Standard vSwitch and Port Group Policy Exceptions: Security 00:01:42
    23. Standard vSwitch and Port Group Policy Exceptions: Traffic Shaping 00:01:31
    24. Standard vSwitch and Port Group Policy Exceptions: NIC Teaming 00:01:44
    25. Network Failure and NIC Teaming Options 00:00:50
    26. Load Balancing Method: Route Based on the Originating Virtual Port ID (Default) 00:00:45
    27. Load Balancing Method: Route Based on Source MAC Hash 00:00:22
    28. Load Balancing Method: Route Based on IP Hash (Source + Destination) 00:01:40
    29. Requirements for IP Hash 00:00:31
    30. Port Group: Override vSwitch Failover Order 00:00:55
    31. Multiple Policies Applied to a Single Team 00:01:02
    32. Physical Switch Configuration 00:01:19
    33. Topic 2: vSphere Distributed Switches 00:00:05
    34. vSphere Distributed vSwitch (vDS) Overview 00:02:27
    35. vSphere Distributed Switch (vDS) New Features in vSphere 5.0 00:01:18
    36. vSphere Distributed Switch (vDS) New Features in vSphere 5.1 00:02:33
    37. vSphere Distributed Switch (vDS) New Features in vSphere 5.5 00:00:34
    38. Creating a vSphere Distributed Switch 00:02:22
    39. Edit dvSwitch Settings 00:03:21
    40. Edit dvSwitch Uplink Policy Settings 00:01:33
    41. Edit dvSwitch Port Group Settings 00:01:51
    42. Port Binding Methods 00:00:57
    43. Private VLAN (PVLAN) Tagging 00:00:21
    44. Private VLANs 00:00:27
    45. Migrating VMkernel Port to vDS (or Service Console Port) 00:01:48
    46. Network I/O Control (NIOC) 00:02:22
    47. Network I/O Control (NIOC) - Best Practices 00:01:24
    48. Create NetFlow 00:01:01
    49. Using Port Mirroring 00:01:07
    50. vDS Health Check 00:00:55
    51. Traffic Filtering and Marking 00:01:08
    52. Configure LACP on vDS 5.5 00:00:45
    53. Create a LACP LAG 00:00:31
    54. Configure LAG without Losing Connectivity 00:00:27
    55. Use Template Mode to Assign NICs to the LAG on Multiple Hosts 00:01:22
    56. Make the LAG Active to Finish Configuration 00:00:07
    57. Cisco Nexus 1000v Virtual Switch 00:01:08
    58. Nexus 1000v Editions Compared 00:00:39
    59. Nexus 1000v Architecture 00:00:21
    60. IBM System Networking Distributed Virtual Switch 5000V 00:00:29
    61. Demo - Creating vSphere Distributed Switches 00:06:00
    62. Topic 3: Creating & Modifying Virtual Networks Using CLI 00:00:06
    63. Physical NIC Commands 00:00:38
    64. Configure Physical NICs 00:01:01
    65. Virtual Switch Commands 00:00:24
    66. Configure Virtual Switches 00:01:51
    67. VMkernel Port Commands 00:00:26
    68. Configure the VMkernel Port 00:03:29
    69. Demo - Create Virtual Switch CLI 00:10:02
    70. Networking Review 00:02:05
    71. Chapter 06 Review 00:00:17
  8. Chapter 07 - Configuring Storage
    1. Introduction 00:00:55
    2. Topic 1: Storage Concepts 00:00:04
    3. Storage Terms 00:01:55
    4. SAN vs NAS in vSphere 00:02:25
    5. Device and Path Naming 00:02:44
    6. vSphere's Family of Storage APIs 00:00:44
    7. Storage APIs - Array Integration 00:02:54
    8. Multipathing 00:01:01
    9. Storage APIs - Multipathing 00:01:30
    10. Path Selection Considerations 00:02:59
    11. Viewing Multipathing 00:01:39
    12. Multipathing Commands 00:00:14
    13. Multipathing Commands (vCLI) 00:00:15
    14. Multipathing Command Examples 00:00:11
    15. Example of 3rd Party Multipathing Plugin Installation (NMP) 00:01:29
    16. All Paths Down (APD) Part1 00:00:55
    17. All Paths Down (APD) Part2 00:01:07
    18. Storage I/O Control (SIOC) 00:02:27
    19. SIOC Enhancements 00:00:39
    20. SIOC Monitoring 00:00:13
    21. Scanning LUNs - iSCSI/Fibre Channel 00:01:40
    22. Topic 2: iSCSI Storage (GUI & Command Line) 00:00:05
    23. Internet Small Computers Systems Interface (iSCSI) Overview 00:00:56
    24. iSCSI Terms for ESX/ESXi 00:02:09
    25. ESX/ESXi and iSCSI SAN Environment and Addressing 00:01:56
    26. Hardware vs. Software Initiators 00:01:15
    27. Multipathing with iSCSI 00:00:26
    28. Setup Steps - Multipathing with Software iSCSI 00:01:36
    29. iSCSI Software Initiator Networking 00:00:12
    30. Configuring iSCSI 00:00:51
    31. Configure Software Initiator 00:00:28
    32. Bind VMkernel Ports to Storage Adapter (GUI) 00:00:37
    33. Bind VMkernel Ports to Storage Adapter (CLI) 00:00:20
    34. Discovering iSCSI Targets 00:00:58
    35. Jumbo Frames 00:01:04
    36. Configure Software Initiator: CHAP Authentication 00:01:27
    37. iSCSI Session Options (CLI) 00:00:13
    38. iSCSI Software Initiator Troubleshooting 00:00:36
    39. iSCSI Vendors and Products 00:01:32
    40. Demo - Configure iSCSI via GUI 00:08:04
    41. Demo - Verify iSCSI via CLI 00:05:36
    42. Topic 3: Fibre Channel Storage 00:00:05
    43. What is Fibre Channel? 00:01:27
    44. Fibre Channel Terms for ESXi 00:00:29
    45. ESX / ESXi and Fibre Channel SAN Environment and Addressing 00:01:07
    46. Multipathing with Fibre Channel 00:00:24
    47. Fibre Channel Vendors and Products 00:00:54
    48. Network/Storage Architecture Review 00:04:12
    49. Topic 4: VMFS Datastores (GUI & Command Line) 00:00:05
    50. Virtual Machine File System (VMFS- 5) 00:05:04
    51. Virtual Machine File System (Updates in vSphere 5.5) 00:00:57
    52. Upgrade VMFS-3 to VMFS-5 00:00:35
    53. Viewing and Creating a VMFS-5 Datastore 00:01:20
    54. Extending Your VMFS Datastore Using Extents 00:01:36
    55. Add an Extent to Existing VMFS 00:01:02
    56. Expand an ESXi 5.x VMFS Volume Part1 00:00:52
    57. Expand an ESXi 5.x VMFS Volume Part2 00:01:53
    58. Demo - Create VMFS Datastore 00:13:37
    59. Demo - Extend a VMFS Datastore 00:03:14
    60. Partition Alignment 00:02:20
    61. Disk Defragmentation 00:01:04
    62. VMFS Operations - vmkfstools 00:01:10
    63. Displaying Disk Usage Detail (ESXi df –h, ESX vdf –h ) 00:00:23
    64. Advanced I/O Management 00:00:33
    65. Topic 5: NAS Storage and NFS Datastores (GUI & Command Line) 00:00:06
    66. Network Attached Storage (NAS) and ESX/ESXi 00:01:20
    67. NFS Components, Addressing and Access Control with NFS on Linux 00:01:09
    68. NFS Target on Windows 2003 R2 and Later 00:01:24
    69. Mount an NFS Datastore to Host 00:01:53
    70. NFS Configuration Options (CLI) 00:00:19
    71. Demo - Create NFS Datastore 00:07:22
    72. Demo - Create and Install a VM using vCenter 00:04:40
    73. Topic 6: Raw Device Mapping (RDM) 00:00:04
    74. Raw Device Mapping (RDM) 00:01:45
    75. RDM Compatibility Modes 00:01:33
    76. Raw Device Mapping Benefits 00:00:50
    77. RDM CLI Commands 00:00:14
    78. Raw Device Mapping 00:01:16
    79. Topic 7: Solid State Disks (SSD) 00:00:05
    80. Solid State Disks (SSD) 00:00:46
    81. When ESXi Fails to Identify Solid State Disks 00:00:25
    82. Using SMART with SSD 00:01:12
    83. Host Cache Configuration 00:00:16
    84. vSphere Virtual Flash 00:01:15
    85. Configure a Virtual Flash Resource 00:00:34
    86. Configure Virtual Flash Host Swap 00:00:34
    87. Virtual Flash Read Cache Part1 00:00:37
    88. Virtual Flash Read Cache Part2 00:00:48
    89. Topic 8: Storage & Management Solutions 00:00:05
    90. vFoglight Storage – Dell/Quest Part1 00:00:40
    91. vFoglight Storage – Dell/Quest Part2 00:00:12
    92. vOptimizer Pro (vOPS Storage Optimizer) – Dell/Quest/VKernel 00:01:28
    93. Chapter 07 Review 00:00:42
  9. Chapter 08 - VM Creation, Configuration, and Snapshots
    1. Introduction 00:01:33
    2. Topic 1: Create a VM 00:00:04
    3. VM Virtual Hardware 00:08:14
    4. vSphere 5.5 – Virtual Machine Enhancements 00:01:40
    5. Types of Virtual NICs (vNIC) 00:01:58
    6. Virtual Machine Files 00:05:28
    7. VMDK Stub File Creation 00:01:44
    8. VMDK Disk Provisioning 00:03:12
    9. Virtual Disk 00:02:52
    10. Larger 62 TB Virtual Disks 00:01:26
    11. AHCI SATA Controller 00:00:50
    12. Virtual SCSI Controller Type 00:01:20
    13. DirectPath I/O (VMDirectPath) 00:00:33
    14. Install Guest OS into VM 00:01:25
    15. VM Console & Menus 00:02:18
    16. VMware Tools 00:01:26
    17. VMware Tools 5.0 & Earlier vs. 5.1/5.5 00:02:34
    18. Demo - Configure a VM for Optimal Performance 00:09:07
    19. Topic 2: Create Multiple VMs, Templates & Clones 00:00:06
    20. Clones & Templates 00:03:13
    21. Deploy VM from Template 00:04:16
    22. Customizing the OS in a Virtual Machine 00:00:57
    23. Customization Specification Manager 00:03:25
    24. Deploying Across Datacenters 00:00:33
    25. Topic 3: Virtual Appliances 00:00:04
    26. Virtual Appliances 00:01:17
    27. Import Virtual Appliances 00:01:33
    28. Export VM to OVF Format 00:01:10
    29. Demo - Work with vCenter’s Template Provisioning 00:17:13
    30. Demo - Work with Virtual Appliance OVF 00:06:42
    31. Topic 4: Configuration and Use of vApps 00:00:05
    32. vApp Overview 00:01:47
    33. Creating and Using vApps 00:00:50
    34. Topic 5: VMware Converter (P2V – V2V) 00:00:05
    35. VMware Converter 5.5 00:01:39
    36. VMware Converter Sources 00:00:30
    37. VMware vCenter Converter 5.5 00:00:53
    38. Pre Conversion Tasks 00:01:05
    39. Hot Cloning – 4 Step Process 00:00:47
    40. Post Conversion Steps 00:01:06
    41. VMware vCenter Converter 5.5 Standalone 00:08:26
    42. Troubleshooting VMware Converter 00:01:20
    43. NetIQ - PlateSpin Migrate 9.3 00:01:24
    44. Demo - Using VMware Converter 00:08:26
    45. Topic 6: Manage VMs 00:00:04
    46. Hot and Cold VM Migrations 00:01:16
    47. Hot Add Memory and CPUs 00:01:21
    48. VM Properties - Hardware Tab 00:07:01
    49. VM Properties HW v9 via vSphere Web Client 00:02:02
    50. VM Properties HW v10 via vSphere Web Client 00:01:10
    51. Adding USB Devices to VM 00:02:44
    52. VM Properties - Options Tab 00:06:28
    53. Resize a Virtual Disk 00:02:05
    54. Extend VMDK 00:00:37
    55. Dell’s extpart – NO REBOOT 00:01:19
    56. Extend Partitions Using gparted 00:00:54
    57. vOptimizer Pro 00:00:25
    58. Thin Provisioned Disk Reclamation 00:00:39
    59. SDelete – Zero Free Space in VM 00:00:16
    60. VMware GuestReclaim Fling 00:00:43
    61. Raxco PerfectStorage 00:00:56
    62. Renaming a Virtual Machine 00:02:03
    63. vmware-cmd.pl (vCLI) 00:00:25
    64. Kill a VM with esxcli 00:00:56
    65. Demo - Extending VMDK Files 00:09:56
    66. Demo - Rename Virtual Machine Files 00:07:40
    67. Topic 7: Virtual Machine Startup/Shutdown 00:00:05
    68. Startup/Shutdown of VMs 00:01:13
    69. Enabling VM Startup/Shutdown 00:01:18
    70. VM Startup/Shutdown Override 00:00:12
    71. Demo - VM Startup/Shutdown 00:03:59
    72. Topic 8: Virtual Machine Snapshots 00:00:03
    73. Virtual Machine Snapshots 00:02:03
    74. Files Used by Snapshots 00:02:09
    75. Taking Snapshots 00:01:23
    76. Snapshot Manager 00:00:29
    77. Reverting to a Snapshot 00:00:28
    78. Deleting Snapshots 00:01:23
    79. Consolidating Snapshots 00:00:42
    80. Demo - Snapshots 00:05:15
    81. Topic 9: Virtual Machine Troubleshooting & Best Practices 00:00:06
    82. Troubleshooting VM Problems 00:01:43
    83. Differences Between VMs and Physical Servers (Best Practices) 00:01:42
    84. Demo - Raw Device Map (RDM) 00:04:17
    85. Demo - Using vSphere Distributed Switches and VLANs 00:13:29
    86. Demo - vSphere Distributed Switches User Defined Resource Pools 00:02:44
    87. Chapter 08 Review 00:01:13
  10. Chapter 09 - Security and Permissions
    1. Introduction 00:00:31
    2. Topic 1: Controlling User Access and Passwords 00:00:05
    3. Types of Users 00:02:41
    4. Lockdown Mode 00:01:16
    5. vCenter/ESXi Host Security Model 00:00:58
    6. Permissions 00:00:41
    7. Roles 00:00:58
    8. Privileges Explained 00:00:45
    9. ESXi Host Permissions 00:00:48
    10. Windows vCenter Permissions 00:00:56
    11. vCSA Permissions 00:00:19
    12. Multiple Group Permissions No Conflicts – Groups Only 00:01:00
    13. Multiple Group Permissions No Conflicts – Users and Groups 00:01:16
    14. Multiple Group Permissions Conflicting Permissions 00:00:51
    15. Multiple Group Permissions User Overrides and Unions 00:01:03
    16. Multiple User Permissions Explicit vs. Inherited 00:00:56
    17. Multiple User Permissions Explicit vs. Inherited #2 00:00:37
    18. Demo - Control Administrative Access to vCenter 00:11:37
    19. Topic 2: ESXi Active Directory (AD) Integration 00:00:06
    20. AD -ESX/ESXi 4.1/5 Authentication Services 00:02:17
    21. Assign ESXi 4.1/5 Permissions Directly to AD Users 00:01:15
    22. Demo - AD Integration 00:07:29
    23. Topic 3: Managing Firewalls & Certificates 00:00:06
    24. ESXi 5.x Firewall 00:01:11
    25. TCP & UDP Ports 00:00:19
    26. ESXi Firewall Configuration via vSphere Client 00:01:14
    27. ESXi Host Firewall Commands 00:00:19
    28. Data Encryption 00:01:07
    29. Security Certificates 00:00:49
    30. Demo - Implementing ESXi 5.1 Firewall 00:03:32
    31. Topic 4: vCloud VMsafe and vShield 00:00:07
    32. vCloud Networking & Security 00:01:45
    33. VMsafe Components 00:01:16
    34. vShield Product Family Overview 00:00:36
    35. vShield App 00:00:31
    36. vShield Edge 00:00:27
    37. vShield Endpoint 00:00:23
    38. For More Security Information 00:00:19
    39. Chapter 09 Review 00:00:27
  11. Chapter 10 - Server and VM Monitoring
    1. Introduction 00:00:40
    2. Topic 1: Optimizing Resources 00:00:05
    3. Transparent Memory Page Sharing 00:01:16
    4. Memory Overcommitment 00:01:23
    5. Balloon-Driver: vmmemctl 00:01:24
    6. VMkernel Swap 00:01:21
    7. VM Swap Files 00:00:49
    8. VMkernel Swap Location 00:00:39
    9. Memory Compression 00:00:30
    10. Host System Swap File 00:00:28
    11. Memory Usage 00:00:52
    12. Virtual CPUs (vCPUs) 00:06:03
    13. VMkernel CPU Load Balancing 00:00:59
    14. VMs’ CPU & Memory Resource Setting Terms 00:00:33
    15. CPU Resource Settings 00:02:51
    16. Memory Resource Settings 00:02:56
    17. Memory Overhead 00:03:00
    18. ESXi 5.x Resource Allocation per VM 00:04:38
    19. Resource Shares 00:01:09
    20. Topic 2: Resource Pools 00:00:04
    21. Resource Pools Overview 00:02:23
    22. Resource Pool Configuration 00:01:07
    23. Expandable Reservations 00:03:34
    24. Troubleshooting Memory Resources 00:01:00
    25. Resource Pool Example Summary 00:00:37
    26. Resource Pool Example: CPU Limits 00:02:00
    27. Best Practices for VM Resources 00:01:33
    28. Topic 3: Latency Sensitive Applications 00:00:05
    29. Deploying Extremely Latency -Sensitive Applications 00:00:59
    30. Latency -Sensitive Feature 00:01:09
    31. Best Practices for Extremely Latency-Sensitive Applications 00:01:16
    32. Topic 4: Performance Monitoring 00:00:05
    33. Performance Monitoring - Overview 00:01:21
    34. Performance Monitoring - Advanced 00:02:43
    35. Customize Performance Chart 00:02:22
    36. Troubleshooting Performance 00:01:06
    37. Problem: High CPU Utilization 00:02:49
    38. Problem: High Memory Utilization 00:01:33
    39. Problem: High Disk Utilization 00:02:06
    40. Problem: High Network Utilization 00:02:32
    41. Veeam Monitor 00:00:43
    42. Veeam Monitor Demo 00:00:50
    43. Veeam ONE for VMware 6.5 00:01:59
    44. Veeam Management (formerly nworks) 00:00:23
    45. Dell/Quest Software vFoglight 00:00:31
    46. vFoglight 00:00:19
    47. Dell/Quest/VKERNEL vOPS Server 00:00:49
    48. Solarwinds Virtualization Manager 00:00:21
    49. PHD Virtual Monitor 00:00:30
    50. Demo - Monitoring CPU, Disk & Memory on a VM 00:31:35
    51. Topic 5: Configuring Alarms 00:00:04
    52. vCenter Alarms 00:00:43
    53. Default Alarms in vCenter 00:01:33
    54. Alarm Settings 00:05:41
    55. Configure vCenter Notifications 00:00:16
    56. Demo - Create Alarms in vCenter 00:11:54
    57. Topic 6: ESXi & vCenter Logs 00:00:05
    58. ESXi 5.x Log Files from DCUI 00:00:38
    59. esxtop 00:01:34
    60. Performance Snapshots from CLI 00:00:30
    61. ESXi 5.x Log File Locations 00:01:06
    62. ESXi 5.x Log Files 00:01:08
    63. Collecting Windows vCenter Log Files 00:01:11
    64. Collecting vCSA Log Files 00:00:27
    65. Collecting vCenter Diagnostics Data 00:01:00
    66. Configuring Syslog on ESXi (GUI) 00:00:43
    67. Sending Logs to a Syslog Server (CLI) 00:00:29
    68. Syslog Servers 00:01:00
    69. Demo - Troubleshooting - Reviewing Log Files 00:05:13
    70. Demo - Troubleshooting - Using esxtop 00:02:56
    71. Demo - Troubleshooting - Diagnostic Data Collection 00:04:28
    72. Chapter 10 Review 00:00:59
  12. Chapter 11 - Advanced ESXi and vCenter Server Management
    1. Introduction 00:01:13
    2. Topic 1: Storage Views & Topology Maps 00:00:05
    3. vCenter Storage Views - Reports 00:03:48
    4. vCenter Storage Views - Maps 00:00:59
    5. vCenter Topology Maps 00:00:34
    6. Cluster Map View 00:04:35
    7. Topic 2: Storage vMotion 00:00:04
    8. Storage vMotion Migration 00:01:38
    9. Requirements for Storage vMotion 00:00:59
    10. Storage vMotion in vSphere 5 Part1 00:00:33
    11. Storage vMotion in vSphere 5 Part2 00:00:53
    12. Storage vMotion in vSphere 5.x 00:02:38
    13. Storage vMotion - Command-Line Interface 00:01:11
    14. Demo - Advanced Storage vMotion using the GUI 00:03:07
    15. Demo - Storage vMotion using the CLI 00:07:43
    16. Topic 3: Configuring vMotion 00:00:05
    17. vMotion Migration 00:01:18
    18. vMotion: Host Requirements 00:01:54
    19. How vMotion Works 00:01:35
    20. Identifying CPU Characteristics 00:00:27
    21. Execution Disable Flag (NX/XD) 00:01:13
    22. vMotion Errors and Warnings 00:03:09
    23. VM Map View 00:01:46
    24. Advanced vMotion Errors 00:01:06
    25. Topic 4: Enhanced vMotion 00:00:04
    26. Enhanced vMotion Migration Part1 00:01:21
    27. Enhanced vMotion Migration Part2 00:01:24
    28. Demo - vMotion & Enhanced vMotion Migration of a VM 00:09:04
    29. Topic 5: Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) Cluster 00:00:06
    30. vCenter Host Cluster 00:00:53
    31. Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) Overview 00:01:45
    32. DRS Cluster in the vCenter Inventory 00:00:55
    33. Retaining Host Resource Pools 00:00:50
    34. Configure Automation Level 00:03:07
    35. Initial Placement 00:00:31
    36. Dynamic Balancing / History 00:02:04
    37. Virtual Machine Rules 00:02:04
    38. Virtual Machine to Host Rules 00:00:57
    39. Virtual Machine Options 00:00:46
    40. Distributed Power Management (DPM) 00:01:35
    41. Enhanced vMotion Compatibility (EVC) 00:01:29
    42. VM Swapfile Location 00:01:23
    43. Planned Downtime: Maintenance Mode 00:01:33
    44. Demo - Create a DRS Cluster 00:08:56
    45. Topic 6: Profile Driven Storage, Datastore Clusters & Storage DRS (SDRS) 00:00:08
    46. Profile-Driven Storage 00:01:25
    47. vSphere Storage API for Storage Awareness (VASA) 00:00:19
    48. Manage Storage Capabilities 00:00:21
    49. Enable VM Storage Profiles 00:00:24
    50. Expert Tip: Known Port Conflict 00:00:35
    51. Create VM Storage Profiles 00:00:23
    52. Apply VM Storage Profiles to VMs 00:00:30
    53. Datastore Clusters 00:00:31
    54. Storage DRS (SDRS) 00:01:17
    55. Create a Datastore Cluster for SDRS 00:01:45
    56. Datastore Cluster Information 00:00:59
    57. Edit a Datastore Cluster 00:02:16
    58. Demo - User Defined Storage Profiles 00:07:32
    59. Demo - Storage Cluster and Storage DRS (SDRS) 00:08:06
    60. Topic 7: DRS Cluster Monitoring 00:00:05
    61. Monitor Cluster Objects State 00:00:20
    62. Monitoring the DRS Cluster – Resource Allocation 00:01:52
    63. Monitoring the DRS Cluster – DRS Resource Distribution Graph 00:02:10
    64. Monitoring the DRS Cluster – What to Look for … 00:01:56
    65. Demo - Controlling Resources in a DRS Cluster by using Resource Pools 00:16:55
    66. Topic 8: Host Profiles 00:00:04
    67. Host Profiles Overview 00:01:19
    68. Create Host Profile 00:00:58
    69. Edit Host Profile 00:01:20
    70. Attach Host Profile 00:00:19
    71. Check Compliance from Host Profile 00:00:13
    72. Check Compliance from Cluster 00:00:35
    73. Per Host Answer Files 00:00:30
    74. Apply Host Profile 00:00:25
    75. Export a Host Profile 00:00:19
    76. Demo - Configuring and Using Host Profiles 00:08:34
    77. Topic 9: Linked Mode Group of vCenter Servers 00:00:05
    78. Linked vCenter Servers Overview 00:01:39
    79. Linked Mode Group Prerequisites 00:00:55
    80. Create a Linked Mode Group 00:00:46
    81. Manage Multiple vCenters 00:00:12
    82. Topic 10: vSphere Storage Appliance (VSA) 00:00:06
    83. vSphere Storage Appliance (VSA) - Overview (v5.1.1, replaced 5.1) 00:01:23
    84. vSphere Storage Appliance (VSA) - Components 00:01:13
    85. vSphere Storage Appliance (VSA) - New Features in 5.1/5.1.1 00:00:59
    86. vSphere Storage Appliance (VSA) - Architecture 00:00:15
    87. Topic 11: VMware Virtual SAN (VSAN) 00:00:06
    88. VSAN Overview 00:01:03
    89. VSAN Device Configuration 00:01:04
    90. VSAN Cluster Configuration 00:00:50
    91. VSAN Architecture 00:00:25
    92. Chapter 11 Review 00:01:03
  13. Chapter 12 - Patching and Upgrading ESXi
    1. Introduction 00:00:23
    2. Topic 1: Patching ESXi Standalone Hosts 00:00:06
    3. Standalone Patch Installation 00:01:17
    4. Topic 2: Patching the vCenter Environment 00:00:06
    5. Update Manager 5.5 Patching 00:02:30
    6. Shavlik Protect (Standard & Advanced) 00:01:03
    7. Update Manager Terms 00:01:42
    8. Update Manager 5.5 Install (Windows) 00:02:50
    9. Update Manager vSphere Client Plug 00:00:29
    10. Update Manager Baselines 00:03:30
    11. Update Manager Remediation Defaults and Configuration Options 00:06:38
    12. Update Manager Events 00:00:11
    13. Update Manager Notifications 00:00:47
    14. Patch Repository 00:01:30
    15. Update Manager Download Service 00:00:47
    16. Update Manager Sizing Estimator 00:00:21
    17. Update Manager Tab 00:01:12
    18. Remediation 00:01:16
    19. Demo - Using Update Manager through vCenter 00:05:26
    20. Topic 3: Upgrades and Migrations 00:00:05
    21. VC Upgrade Methodology 00:01:39
    22. VC Upgrade - All on 1 Server 00:00:57
    23. Upgrade vCenter to 5.5 – Separate Servers (Med-Lg Org) Part1 00:00:50
    24. Upgrade vCenter to 5.5 – Separate Servers (Med-Lg Org) Part2 00:00:55
    25. Upgrade of Multiple vSphere Products to Use vCenter 5.5 00:00:32
    26. Upgrading SSO from 5.1 to 5.5 00:01:51
    27. Upgrade Inventory Service 5.0 to 5.1/5.5 00:00:49
    28. Upgrade vCenter 4.1 to 5.5 00:02:41
    29. Upgrade Update Manager 4.1 to 5.5 00:01:21
    30. Upgrade Host to ESXi 5.5 Using Media 00:02:02
    31. ESX/ESXi Upgrade Using Update Manager (5.0 or 5.1 or 5.5) 00:03:36
    32. ESX/ESXi Migration to New Hardware 00:00:58
    33. Upgrade Distributed Switch to 5.5 00:00:35
    34. Upgrade the Virtual Machines 00:01:26
    35. Use the vSphere Client to Upgrade the VMware Tools 00:01:09
    36. Use vSphere Client to Upgrade Virtual Machine Hardware V10 00:01:14
    37. Use Update Manager to Upgrade Virtual Machines 00:01:33
    38. Chapter 12 Review 00:00:33
  14. Chapter 13 - Disaster Recovery and Backup
    1. Introduction 00:00:46
    2. Topic 1: vSphere Replication 5.5 00:00:06
    3. vSphere Replication v5.5 00:01:18
    4. What’s New in vSphere Replication v5.5 (vR) 00:01:23
    5. VR v5.5 Setup 00:00:58
    6. VR v5.5 Configure Replication 00:01:14
    7. VR v5.5 Recovery 00:01:09
    8. Topic 2: Site Recovery Manager (SRM) 00:00:05
    9. VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) V5.5 00:01:15
    10. VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) V5.5 – Features 00:00:53
    11. VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) V5.5 – What’s New 00:01:13
    12. SRM Architecture Overview 00:00:54
    13. SRM – Site Recovery Processes 00:02:21
    14. Topic 3: High Availability (HA) 00:00:05
    15. VMware High Availability 00:03:08
    16. New vSphere 5 HA Features 00:03:13
    17. New vSphere 5.1 HA Features 00:02:07
    18. New vSphere 5.5 HA Features 00:00:41
    19. vSphere 5 HA in Action 00:00:49
    20. Configure HA Cluster 00:03:09
    21. VMware HA: Virtual Machine Options 00:01:45
    22. Host Isolation 00:03:17
    23. Guidelines for Isolation Response Setting 00:00:18
    24. HA VM Monitoring 00:00:57
    25. App HA – Application High Availability 00:01:22
    26. App HA – Policies 00:00:27
    27. App HA – Architecture 00:00:14
    28. HA Datastore Heartbeating 00:00:36
    29. Viewing Your HA Cluster 00:02:23
    30. Troubleshooting VMware HA 00:01:27
    31. Demo - Configuring and Monitoring HA 00:13:47
    32. Topic 4: VM Fault Tolerance 00:00:06
    33. Fault Tolerance Overview 00:02:53
    34. Fault Tolerance Requirements Part1 00:00:46
    35. Fault Tolerance Requirements Part2 00:01:18
    36. Configure Fault Tolerance 00:00:40
    37. Topic 5: Microsoft Clustering 00:00:05
    38. Virtualizing Microsoft Clusters 00:01:04
    39. Microsoft Cluster Services 00:00:30
    40. Microsoft Cluster Services Requirements 00:00:23
    41. vSphere 5.5 Updates for MSCS 00:00:31
    42. Topic 6: Backup Strategies 00:00:04
    43. Backup Strategies for VMs 00:02:01
    44. Topic 7: VMware Data Protection 00:00:06
    45. vSphere Data Protection 5.5.5 00:01:31
    46. vSphere Data Protection 5.5.5 Installation & Features 00:01:08
    47. vSphere Data Protection 5.5.5 – What’s new … 00:01:54
    48. vSphere Data Protection Advanced 5.5.5 (vDPA) 00:01:10
    49. vDP 5.5.5 - Configure Settings 00:00:48
    50. Using VDP to Backup a VM 00:01:14
    51. Using VDP to Restore a VM 00:00:43
    52. File Level Restore (FLR) 00:00:44
    53. Replication to/from Avamar 00:01:32
    54. Direct-to-Host Restore 00:00:51
    55. Demo - Using VMware Data Protection 00:16:36
    56. Topic 8: Third Party Backups 00:00:05
    57. PHD Virtual Backup 6.5 for VMware 00:01:24
    58. PHD Virtual Backup v6.5 – vCenter Plugin 00:00:29
    59. Dell/Quest vRanger (Pro) 6.1 00:01:35
    60. vRanger Pro - Screenshots 00:00:19
    61. Veeam Backup & Replication v7 00:01:13
    62. Veeam Backup and Recovery v7 00:00:12
    63. Veeam Backup - Screenshots 00:02:40
    64. VeeamZip and Veeam Backup Free Edition 00:00:32
    65. VeeamZip - Screenshots 00:00:45
    66. Symantec NetBackup v 7.5 00:01:07
    67. Chapter 13 Review 00:00:51
    68. Course Closure 00:02:16