VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting

Course Overview
This five-day, hands-on training course provides you with the advanced knowledge, skills, and abilities to achieve competence in troubleshooting the VMware vSphere® 7.x environment. This workshop increases your skill and competence in using the command-line interface, VMware vSphere® Client™, log files, and other tools to analyze and solve problems.

Course Objectives
By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
• Introduce troubleshooting principles and procedures
• Use command-line interfaces, log files, and the vSphere Client to diagnose and resolve problems in the vSphere environment
• Explain the purpose of key vSphere log files
• Identify networking problems based on reported symptoms, validate, and troubleshoot the reported problem, identify the root cause, and implement the appropriate resolution
• Analyze storage failure scenarios using a logical troubleshooting methodology, identify the root cause, and apply the appropriate resolution to resolve the problem
• Troubleshoot vSphere cluster failure scenarios and analyze possible causes
• Diagnose common VMware vSphere® High Availability problems and provide solutions
• Identify and validate VMware ESXi™ host and VMware vCenter Server® problems, analyze failure scenarios, and select the correct resolution
• Troubleshoot virtual machine problems, including migration problems, snapshot problems, and connection problems
• Troubleshoot performance problems with vSphere components

Target Audience
• System administrators
• System integrators

Prerequisites
This course requires completion of one of the following prerequisites:
• VMware vSphere: Fast Track [V6.x] or [V7]
• VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.x] or [V7]
• VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V6.x] or [V7]
• Equivalent knowledge and administration experience with ESXi and vCenter Server
• Experience in working with a command-line interface is highly recommended.

Certifications
Attending this course meets the training requirement to achieve the following certification:
• VMware Certified Professional – Data Center Virtualization (VCP-DCV)
Attending this course is also recommended if you aim to achieve the following certification:
• VMware Certified Advanced Professional – Data Center Virtualization (VCAP-DCV) Deploy

Course Delivery Options
• Classroom
• Live Online
• Onsite

Product Alignment
• VMware ESXi 7
• VMware vCenter Server 7

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