Course Description

VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage features intensive hands-on training that focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware vSphere® 6, which includes VMware ESXi™ 6 and VMware vCenter Server™ 6. This course prepares you to administer a vSphere infrastructure for an organization of any size and forms the foundation for most other VMware technologies in the software-defined data center.

This course is beneficial to system administrators and systems engineers and meets the prerequisite for advanced vSphere courses, which can be found at www.vmware.com/education.


  • Describe the software-defined data center
  • Deploy an ESXi host and create virtual machines
  • Describe vCenter Server architecture, deploy an instance or VMware vCenter Server™ Appliance™, and use vCenter Server to manage an ESXi host
  • Configure and manage vSphere infrastructure with VMware vSphere® Client™ and VMware vSphere Web® Client
  • Configure virtual networks with vSphere standard switches
  • Use vCenter Server to manage various types of host storage: VMware vSphere® VMFS, NFS, virtual SAN, and Virtual Volumes
  • Manage virtual machines, templates, clones, and snapshots
  • Create a vApp
  • Migrate virtual machines with VMware vSphere® vMotion®
  • Use VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion® to migrate virtual machine storage
  • Monitor resource usage and manage resource pools
  • Use VMware vRealize™ Operations Manager™ to identify and solve issues through analytics and alerts
  • Manage VMware vSphere® High Availability and VMware vSphere® Fault Tolerance
  • Use VMware vSphere® Replication™ and VMware vSphere® Data Protection™ to replicate virtual machines and perform data recovery
  • Use VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™ clusters to improve host scalability and use vSphere distributed switches to improve network scalability
  • Use VMware vSphere® Update Manager™ to apply patches and perform basic troubleshooting of ESXi hosts, virtual machines, and vCenter Server operations

This course is taught through the VMware IT Academy in the College CENT credit program (CENT 375 Virtualization). Upon successful completion, you are eligible to take the VCP certification. The exam is not included in this course.


Must have system administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems and an understanding of concepts presented in the VMware Data Center Virtualization Fundamentals course for VCA-DCV certification

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5:30PM to 8:30PM
May 28, 2019 to Jul 30, 2019
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Course Fee(s)
Hon CC non-credit $1,785.00
Section Notes

Upon successful completion of the course, you are eligible to take theVCP certification exam. The exam is not included in this course but can be added upon request with the cost of the exam.

No meetings on June 11, 27, July 2, 4, 9, 2019.

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