VMware vSphere 6.0: Troubleshooting Workshop (VSTS)

Course Description Schedule
 

Course Overview

This hands-on training workshop provides you with the advanced knowledge, skills, and abilities to achieve competence in troubleshooting the VMware vSphere® 6 environment. This workshop increases your skill and competence in using the command-line interface, VMware vSphere® Web Client, VMware vRealize™ Log lnsight™, and other tools to analyze and solve problems.

This workshop is based on VMware ESXi™ 6 and VMware vCenter Server™ 6.

This Advanced course is delivered by VMware.

Who should attend

  • System administrators
  • System integrators

Prerequisites

Required prerequisites include completion of one of the following:

Experience with working at the command prompt is highly recommended.

Course Objectives

  • Use vSphere Web Client, the command-line interface, and logs to diagnose and resolve problems in the vSphere environment
  • Introduce troubleshooting principals and procedures
  • Troubleshoot networking issues and recover from them
  • Analyze storage failure scenarios and resolve the issues
  • Troubleshoot vSphere cluster failure scenarios and analyze possible causes
  • Diagnose common VMware vSphere® High Availability issues and provide solutions
  • Troubleshoot problems related to virtual machine migration (VMware vSphere® vMotion®) and improve resource use (VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™)
  • Troubleshoot vCenter Server issues
  • Identify ESXi host issues (analyze failure scenarios and correct them)
  • Troubleshoot faulty virtual machines, including installation issues, snapshot issues, connection issues, and more.

Course Content

Course Introduction
  • Understand the course objectives
  • Understand the scope and topics covered by the course
  • Become familiar with online technical resources
  • Become familiar with the VMware education system and certification tracks
Introduction to Troubleshooting
  • Identify the effects of a system problem
  • Define the troubleshooting scope
  • Use a structured approach
  • Understand the troubleshooting principals
  • Follow a logical troubleshooting procedure
  • Troubleshooting examples
Troubleshooting Tools
  • Use command-line tools to identify and troubleshoot problems
  • Use VMware vSphere® Management Assistant
  • Locate and interpret important log files
  • Export relevant log files for technical support
  • Use vRealize Log Insight for log aggregation and problem analysis
  • Use vRealize Log Insight for efficient log search
Networking
  • Identify the symptoms of network-related problems
  • Analyze and resolve standard and distributed switch issues
  • Analyze virtual machine connectivity issues and restore them
  • Examine common management network connectivity issues and restore configurations
  • Identify and prevent potential problems
Storage
  • Troubleshoot storage (iSCSI, NFS, VMFS, and VSAN) connectivity problems
  • Analyze hardware malfunction and software misconfiguration scenarios
  • Identify multipathing-related issues, including PDL and APD
  • Analyze possible causes, recover from the faulty conditions, and restore storage visibility
vSphere Clusters
  • Identify and recover from vSphere HA related issues
  • Analyze and troubleshoot various types of vSphere vMotion issues related to virtual machine migrations
  • Discuss and recover from vSphere DRS problems to achieve proper function and balanced resource use
  • Examine vSphere cluster failure scenarios and possible solutions
vCenter Server and ESXi
  • Understand the vCenter Server and Platform Services Controller (PSC) architecture in vSphere 6
  • Identify and resolve authentication issues
  • Troubleshoot VMware Certificate Authority (VMCA) and certificate store issues
  • Analyze and fix vCenter Server services issues
  • Examine ESXi host and vCenter Server failure scenarios and resolve the issues
Virtual Machines
  • Analyze and resolve common virtual machine snapshot issues
  • Identify possible causes and resolve virtual machine power-on issues
  • Troubleshoot virtual machine connection state issues
  • Resolve problems seen during VMware Tools™ installations
  • Discuss content library and identify common misconfigurations
  • Examine failure scenarios and provide solutions
Classroom Training

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 3,630.- €
  • Switzerland: 3,630.- €
Digital courseware Dates and Booking
Online Training

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 3,630.- €
Digital courseware Dates and Booking
 
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Germany
30/01/2017 - 03/02/2017 Schwalbach
30/01/2017 - 03/02/2017 Online Training Time zone: Europe/Brussels Course language: German
13/02/2017 - 17/02/2017 Online Training Time zone: Europe/Brussels Course language: English
06/03/2017 - 10/03/2017 Berlin
27/03/2017 - 31/03/2017 Online Training Time zone: Europe/Brussels Course language: English
03/04/2017 - 07/04/2017 Hamburg
17/04/2017 - 21/04/2017 Schwalbach
17/04/2017 - 21/04/2017 Online Training Time zone: Europe/Brussels Course language: English
Switzerland
27/02/2017 - 03/03/2017 Zurich
21/08/2017 - 25/08/2017 Zurich
Austria
23/01/2017 - 27/01/2017 Vienna
03/04/2017 - 07/04/2017 Vienna
26/06/2017 - 30/06/2017 Vienna
04/09/2017 - 08/09/2017 Vienna