VMware vSphere v6.5: Install, Configure & Manage


VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage is our best-selling course. It features intensive hands-on training that focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware vSphere® v6.5, which includes VMware ESXi™ 6 - 6.5 and VMware vCenter Server™ 6 - 6.5. This course will give you a solid understanding of how to administer a vSphere infrastructure for an organization of any size. This course meets the prerequisite for advanced vSphere courses, which can be found at www.vmware.com/education.


This course is intended for System administrators, Systems engineers and Operators responsible for ESXi and vCenter Server.


Before attending this course, participant should have system administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems. They should also have a good understanding of virtual data center concepts comparable to those needed for VCA-DCV certification.

At course completion

After completing this course, participants will be able to:
  • Deploy an ESXi host
  • Deploy a vCenter Server instance
  • Deploy a vCenter Server appliance
  • Manage an ESXi host using vCenter Server
  • Manage ESXi storage using vCenter Server
  • Manage ESXi networking using vCenter Server
  • Manage virtual machines using vCenter Server
  • Deploy and manage thin-provisioned virtual machines
  • Migrate virtual machines with VMware vSphere vMotion
  • Manage vSphere infrastructure with VMware vSphere Web Client
  • Migrate virtual machines using VMware vSphere Storage vMotion
  • Manage access control using vCenter Server
  • Monitor resource usage using vCenter Server
  • Manage VMware vSphere High Availability, VMware vSphere Fault Tolerance, and VMware vSphere Data Protection using vCenter Server
  • Apply patches using VMware vCenter Update Manager

Course outline

Module 1: Course Introduction
Module 2: Software-Defined Data Center
Module 3: Creating Virtual Machines
Module 4: vCenter Server
Module 5: Configuring and Managing Virtual Networks
Module 6: Configuring and Managing Virtual Storage
Module 7: Virtual Machine Management
Module 8: Resource Management and Monitoring
Module 9: vSphere HA and vSphere Fault Tolerance
Module 10: Host Scalability
Module 11: vSphere Update Manager and Host Maintenance
Module 12: Installing VMware Components