Associated Courses

Windows Server 2012 R2 Server Administration

Windows Server 2012 R2 Active Directory and Group Policy

pdfCourse Outline


4 Days


£1695 per person


Delegates should be confident supporting a Windows server environment as can be gained from our Windows Server 2008 R2 Server Administration or Windows Server 2012 R2 Server Administration courses.

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VSphere 5.5 Install and Configure

Learn how to


Virtualization and Cloud Overview
Overview of Virtualization
Overview of Cloud Technologies
Designing the Datacenter
Understanding vSphere
Understanding vSphere User Interfaces

Installing and Managing ESXi
Planning the installation
Installing ESXi

Accessing ESXi
Using the Management User Interface (MUI)
Using SSH Access

Managing ESXi
Using esxcli
Controlling User Access
Managing the Firewall

Installing and Managing vCenter
Understanding vCenter
vSphere/vCloud Licensing
Identifying vCenter Requirements
Understanding vCenter Architecture
vCenter Single Sign-On
Installing vCenter
Using the vSphere Web Client
Managing vCenter

Configuring and Managing the Network
Understanding Virtual Switches
Configuring Physical NICs
Managing vSwitch Features
Using the CLI to Create and Manage vSwitches

Configuring and Managing Storage
Understanding Storage Options and Protocols
Identifying vStorage APIs
Storage Multipathing
Storage Configuration
Monitoring Storage
Using Storage CLI Commands
Troubleshooting Software iSCSI
Understanding the Virtual Machine File System
Raw Device Mapping
Solid State Disks
Storage Views

Configuring and Managing Virtual Machines
Overview of Virtual Machine Hardware
Creating a Virtual Machine
Using Clones
Using Templates
Virtual Appliances
Using VMWare Converter
Managing the Virtual Machine
Understanding and Using Snapshots

vSphere Management
Controlling User Access
Configuring vMotion
Using Storage vMotion
vCenter Host Cluster
Distributed Resource Scheduler
Using vApps

vSphere Monitoring and Performance
Configuring ESXi Resources For Best Performance
Configuring the Virtual Machine for Best Performance
Managing Virtual CPU and Memory Performance
Using the vCenter Performance Tab
Configuring Alarms
Configuring and Managing Resource Pools
Using Resource Pools Effectively
Troubleshooting Performance Issues
Understanding the vSphere Logs

Backup and Disaster Recovery
Understanding High Availability
Fault Domain Manager
Enabling Virtual Machine Fault Tolerance
Understanding vSphere Data Protection
vCenter Recovery Manager
Identifying 3rd Party Solutions

vSphere Upgrading and Patch Management
Patching an ESXi Host
Patching Virtual Appliances
Patching Virtual Machines
Upgrading vSphere