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VMware Certified Associate

VMware Certified Associate
$2,195.00 (USD)



I.     Introduction to Virtualization
    A. Basics
    B. Topology
    C. Software
    D. Interfaces
    E. Inventory Objects
    F. Server Plugins
    G. Advantages/ Disadvantages
    H. Overview of Features
    I. Licensing
    J. What’s New

II.     ESXi Installation
    A. Requirements
    B. Preparation
    C. ESXi Set up
    D. Post installation
    E. vCenter Server and vCenter Server Appliance Installation
    F. Server vs. Appliance
    G. Embedded vs. External
    H. Server
    I. Appliance
    J. Appliance Migration Tool

III.     Virtual Machines
    A. Basics of Virtual Machines
    B. Deployment
    C. Templates
    D. Content Libraries
    E. Hardware
    F. Options
    G. NVMe
    H. vSphere App
    I. Solutions Manager
    J. Management
    K. VMware tools
    L. VM Migration

IV.     Networking
    A. Networking basics
    B. vSwitches
    C. VMKernel Groups
    D. Port Groups
    E. Security polices
    F. Load Balancing and Failover
    G. Backing up Network Configurations
    H. Network Policies
    I. RDMA
    J. IPv6
    K. Best Practices

V.     Storage
    A. Storage basics
    B. ESXi SAN implementations
    C. ESXi Fibre Channel
    D. ESXi iSCSi
    E. ESXi NFS
    F. Flash Devices
    G. Multipathing and Failover
    H. Datastores
    I. Raw device Mapping
    J. Virtual Volumes
    K. I/O filtering
    L. Hardware Accleration
    M. Thick and Thin
    N. Vmkfstools
    O. Storage providers
    P. Storage Polices

VI. Security
    A. Basic Security
    B. SSO
    C. Certificates
    D. Permissions
    E. Hardening (best practices)
    F. Boot Secure
    G. Enhanced logging
    H. Encrypted vMotion

VII.     Resource Allocation
    A. Basics of Resource Allocation
    B. Settings
    C. CPU
    D. Memory
    E. Storage
    F. Clustering
    G. NUMA
    H. Attributes
    I. Fault Definitions

VIII.     Host Profiles
    A. Create
    B. Attach
    C. Detach
    D. Compliance
    E. Remediation
    F. Profile Management
    G. DRS integration, parallel host remediation, audit quality improvements
    H. Business Continuity
    I. HA Clusters
    J. Fault Tolerance

IX.     Monitoring and Performance
    A. Charts
    B. Web Client
    C. Guest OS
    D. Host Health
    E. Events, Alarms, Automation
    F. vCenter Solutions
    G. Health of Nodes and Services
    H. Resxtop and esxtop
    I. Vimtop
    J. SNMP
    K. Syslog

X.     Upgrade Process
    A. Introduction to the upgrade process
    B. Requirements
    C. Prerequisites
    D. vCenter Server
    E. vCenter Server Appliance
    F. vCenter Server to Appliance Migration
    G. Hosts
    H. VMs
    I. Datastores
    J. Update Manager

XI.     Troubleshooting
    A. Overview
    B. VMs
    C. Hosts
    D. vCenter Server
    E. Availability
    F. Resources
    G. Storage
    H. Networking

XII.     Virtual VSAN
    A. Introduction
    B. Requirements for vsan
    C. Design and sizing
    D. Preparation
    E. Creation vsan cluster
    F. Stretching across datastores
    G. Policies
    H. Monitoring
    I. Failures and troubleshooting
    J. ISCSi Support

XIII.     Redundancy and Data Protection
    A. vSphere Replication
    B. Data Protection





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