About this Course

Code TPVMWAREVSTW67
Duration 5 Days
Special Notices

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This five-day, hands-on training workshop provides you with the advanced knowledge, skills, and abilities to achieve competence in troubleshooting the VMware vSphere® 6.x environment. This workshop increases your skill and competence in using the command-line interface, VMware vSphere® Client™, VMware vRealize® Log lnsight™, and other tools to analyze and solve problems.

Note: This course is based on beta software.

Product Alignment
• ESXi 6.7
• vCenter Server 6.7

Prerequisites

  • VMware Certified Professional 6.5 – Data Center Virtualization (VCP6.5-DCV)
  • VMware vSphere: Fast Track [V6.5]
  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.7]
  • Equivalent knowledge and administration experience with ESXi and vCenter Server

Experience in working with a command-line interface is highly recommended, as is completion of VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V6.7].


Who should attend?

  • System administrators
  • System integrators

Please note: In order to provision you with your courseware and lab access for this course QA must share several items of basic personal information with our partner (usually your full name and email address). For more information on this please visit our QA Partner data sharing page. If you have any questions or concerns please contact your QA account manager.

Delegates will learn how to

  • Use vSphere Client, the command-line interface, and logs to diagnose and resolve problems in the vSphere environment
  • Introduce troubleshooting principles and procedures
  • Use VMware vSphere® Command-Line Interface to diagnose and resolve problems in the vSphere environment
  • Troubleshoot networking problems and recover from these problems
  • Analyze storage failure scenarios and resolve the problems
  • Troubleshoot vSphere cluster failure scenarios and analyze possible causes
  • Diagnose common VMware vSphere® High Availability problems and provide solutions
  • Troubleshoot problems related to virtual machine migration (VMware vSphere® vMotion®), and improve resource use (VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™)
  • Troubleshoot VMware vCenter Server® problems
  • Identify VMware ESXi™ host problems, analyze failure scenarios, and correct them
  • Troubleshoot faulty virtual machines, including installation problems, snapshot problems, and connection problems

Outline

Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives


Introduction to Troubleshooting

  • Identify the effects of a system problem
  • Define the scope of troubleshooting
  • Use a structured approach
  • Discuss the principles of troubleshooting
  • Follow a logical troubleshooting procedure
  • Examine examples of troubleshooting


Troubleshooting Tools

  • Use command-line tools to identify and troubleshoot problems
  • Use vSphere CLI
  • Find and interpret important log files
  • Use vRealize Log Insight for log aggregation, efficient log search, and problem analysis


Networking

  • Identify the symptoms of network-related problems
  • Analyze and resolve standard switch and distributed switch problems
  • Analyze virtual machine connectivity problems and fix them
  • Examine common management network connectivity problems and restore configurations
  • Identify and prevent potential problems


Storage

  • Troubleshoot storage (iSCSI, NFS, VMware vSphere® VMFS, VMware vSAN™, and VMware vSphere® Virtual Volumes™) connectivity problems
  • Analyze storage-related logs
  • Analyze hardware malfunction and software misconfiguration scenarios
  • Identify multipathing-related problems, including permanent device loss (PDL) and all paths down (APD)
  • Analyze possible causes, recover from faulty conditions, and restore storage visibility


vSphere Clusters

  • Identify and recover from problems related to vSphere HA
  • Analyze and troubleshoot various types of vSphere vMotion problems related to virtual machine migrations
  • Discuss and recover from vSphere DRS problems to achieve proper function and balanced resource use
  • Examine vSphere cluster failure scenarios and possible solutions


Virtual Machines

  • Analyze and resolve common virtual machine snapshot problems
  • Identify possible causes and resolve virtual machine power-on problems
  • Troubleshoot virtual machine connection state problems
  • Resolve problems seen during VMware Tools™ installations
  • Examine failure scenarios and provide solutions


vCenter Server and ESXi

  • Describe the vCenter Server and VMware Platform Services Controller™ architecture in vSphere 6.x
  • Identify and resolve authentication problems
  • Troubleshoot VMware Certificate Authority and certificate problems
  • Analyze and fix problems with vCenter Server services
  • Analyze and fix vCenter Server database problems
  • Identify VMware vCenter Server® High Availability problems
  • Examine ESXi host and vCenter Server failure scenarios and resolve the problems

5 Days

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Delivery Method

Delivery method

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