Mastering VMware vSphere 6.7

(VMware-6.7) / ISBN : 978-1-64459-153-6
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About This Course

Become a VMware certified professional with the Mastering VMware vSphere 6.7 course. The VMware vSphere training course provides skills for VMware vSphere 6.7 exam topics and helps you gain expertise in planning and installing VMware ESXi, installing and configuring vCenter Server, storage devices, vSphere network, securing VMware vSphere, using templates and vApps; automating VMware vSphere, and more.

Skills You’ll Get

The VMware vSphere certification will validate a candidate's skills in installing, configuring, and managing vSphere solutions. It helps in deploying and administering guest operating systems on a vSphere infrastructure. It also covers the basic knowledge of storage, networking, hardware, business continuity and disaster recovery, security, environmental monitoring, and troubleshooting.

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16+ Lessons | 140+ Quizzes | 110+ Flashcards | 110+ Glossary of terms


100+ Pre Assessment Questions | 100+ Post Assessment Questions |



  • What Is Covered in This Course
  • The Hardware Behind the Course
  • Who Should Buy This Course

Introducing VMware vSphere 6.7

  • Exploring VMware vSphere 6.7
  • Why Choose vSphere?
  • The Bottom Line

Planning and Installing VMware ESXi

  • VMware ESXi Architecture
  • Planning a VMware vSphere Deployment
  • Deploying VMware ESXi
  • Performing Post-installation Configuration
  • The Bottom Line

Installing and Configuring vCenter Server

  • Introducing vCenter Server
  • Choosing the Version of vCenter Server
  • Planning and Designing a vCenter Server Deployment
  • Installing vCenter Server and Its Components
  • Installing vCenter Server in an Enhanced Linked Mode Group
  • Exploring vCenter Server
  • Creating and Managing a vCenter Server Inventory
  • Exploring vCenter Server's Management Features
  • Managing vCenter Server Settings
  • vSphere Web Client Administration
  • VMware Appliance Management Administration
  • The Bottom Line

vSphere Update Manager and the vCenter Support Tools

  • vSphere Update Manager
  • vSphere Update Manager and the vCenter Server Appliance
  • Configuring vSphere Update Manager
  • Creating Baselines
  • Routine Updates
  • Upgrading Hosts with vSphere Update Manager
  • Performing an Orchestrated Upgrade
  • Investigating Alternative Update Options
  • vSphere Auto Deploy
  • Deploying Hosts with Auto Deploy
  • vCenter Support Tools
  • The Bottom Line

Creating and Configuring a vSphere Network

  • Putting Together a vSphere Network
  • Working with vSphere Standard Switches
  • Working with vSphere Distributed Switches
  • Configuring Virtual Switch Security
  • The Bottom Line

Creating and Configuring Storage Devices

  • Reviewing the Importance of Storage Design
  • Examining Shared Storage Fundamentals
  • Implementing vSphere Storage Fundamentals
  • Leveraging SAN and NAS Best Practices
  • The Bottom Line

Ensuring High Availability and Business Continuity

  • Understanding the Layers of High Availability
  • Clustering VMs
  • Implementing vSphere High Availability
  • Introducing vSphere SMP Fault Tolerance
  • Planning for Business Continuity
  • The Bottom Line

Securing VMware vSphere

  • Overview of vSphere Security
  • Securing ESXi Hosts
  • Securing vCenter Server
  • Securing Virtual Machines
  • The Bottom Line

Creating and Managing Virtual Machines

  • Understanding Virtual Machines
  • Creating a Virtual Machine
  • Installing a Guest Operating System
  • Installing VMware Tools
  • Managing Virtual Machines
  • Modifying Virtual Machines
  • The Bottom Line

Using Templates and vApps

  • Cloning VMs
  • Creating Templates and Deploying Virtual Machines
  • Using OVF Templates
  • Using Content Libraries
  • Working with vApps
  • Importing Machines from Other Environments
  • The Bottom Line

Managing Resource Allocation

  • Reviewing Virtual Machine Resource Allocation
  • Working with Virtual Machine Memory
  • Managing Virtual Machine CPU Utilization
  • Using Resource Pools
  • Regulating Network I/O Utilization
  • Controlling Storage I/O Utilization
  • The Bottom Line

Balancing Resource Utilization

  • Comparing Utilization with Allocation
  • Exploring vMotion
  • Ensuring vMotion Compatibility
  • Using Storage vMotion
  • Combining vMotion with Storage vMotion
  • Cross-vCenter vMotion
  • Exploring vSphere Distributed Resource Scheduler
  • Working with Storage DRS
  • The Bottom Line

Monitoring VMware vSphere Performance

  • Overview of Performance Monitoring
  • Using Alarms
  • Working with Performance Charts
  • Working with esxtop
  • Monitoring CPU Usage
  • Monitoring Memory Usage
  • Monitoring Network Usage
  • Monitoring Disk Usage
  • The Bottom Line

Automating VMware vSphere

  • Why Use Automation?
  • vSphere Automation Options
  • Automating with PowerCLI
  • Additional Resources
  • The Bottom Line


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Here are the prerequisites for the certification exam:

  • A minimally qualified candidate has six to twelve months of hands-on experience installing, configuring, and managing a vSphere solution.
  • A candidate possesses skills in deploying and administering guest operating systems on a vSphere infrastructure.
  • Successful candidates also have basic knowledge of storage, networking, hardware, business continuity, disaster recovery, security, environmental monitoring, and troubleshooting.

USD 250

Single and Multiple Choice

The exam contains 70 questions.

115 minutes


There is a seven (7) calendar day waiting period after all failed attempts for proctored VMware certification exams for these levels:

  • VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
  • VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP)

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