Course Objectives & Audience Profile

The course is advanced level training on virtualization for people who have cloud fundamental knowledge. It is intended for any IT professionals like Unix, Linux and Windows Server Administrators, Storage administrators.

After completing this course, students will be able to

  • Ability to install 3 hypervisor software ( VMware ESXi , Citrix Xen ,Microsoft Hyper-V)
  • Ability to create Virtual Machine, Install Guest OS, Install Guest machine tools
  • Ability to create VM snapshots, VM Templates
  • Ability to Configure High Availability of two Physical hosts clustering
  • Perform Live migration of One Virtual Machine from One physical host to another host

Course Outline

  • Module 1: Virtualization Foundation
    • Evolution of Virtualization
    • Virtualization Basic
    • Types of Virtualization
    • VMware, Citrix, Microsoft Comparison

 

  • Module 2 : ESXi – Landscape
    • ESXi – Architectural overview
    • ESXi – Editions and Differences
    • ESXi – Storage Overview
    • ESXi – Networking Overview
    • vCenter – An Overview
    • vSphere Client – An overview

 

  • Module 3 : ESXi Hypervisor – Installation and Configure
    • ESXi Server – Bare Metal Installation on Physical server
    • Pre-Installation Checklist
    • ESXi Server Installation Process

 

  • Module 4 : vCenter – Installation and Configure
    • vCenter Installation
    • vCenter Management console
    • Active Directory Integration

 

  • Module 5 : Virtual Machine (Linux) – Create and Manage
    • Create your First Virtual Machine
    • Install Linux Guest Operating Systems
    • VMware Tools for Linux Machines
    • Power up the Linux VM and run basic commands
    • Shutdown and Reboot procedure for the Linux VM
    • Create Template using Linux VM
    • Deploy Virtual Machine using VM Template
    • Linux VM Snapshot and restore
    • VM Import

 

  • Module 6 : Virtual Machine (Windows) – Create and Manage
    • Create your Second Virtual Machine
    • Install Windows Guest Operating Systems
    • VMware Tools for Windows Machines
    • Power up the Windows VM
    • Shutdown and Reboot procedure for the Windows VM
    • Create Template using Windows VM
    • Deploy Virtual Machine using VM Template
    • Windows VM Snapshot and restore

 

  • Module 7 : Configure Cluster and High Availability
    • High Availability requirements
    • Configure NFS storage
    • Configure clustering for of Two ESXi servers
    • Configure HA
    • Perform Live Migration (vMotion) of VM from one physical host to another
It is intended for any IT professionals like Unix, Linux and Windows Server Administrators, Storage administrators.

Prerequisite

Minimum understanding of basic Server or desktop OS installation and basic understanding of hardware components like Motherboard, CPU, RAM & Disk

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