VMware vSphere: Fast Track (VVFT) Version 6.5

Course Description Schedule Course Outline

Including voucher for the vSphere 6 Foundations Exam (2V0-620) and VMware Certified Professional 6 – Data Center Virtualization Exam (2V0-621).

Who should attend

New and experienced system administrators, systems engineers, and system integrators willing to work hard to achieve superior vSphere skills with minimal time away from the office.


This course is part of the following Certifications:


  • System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems
  • Understanding of concepts presented in the VMware Data Center Virtualization Fundamentals course or VCA-DCV certification

Course Objectives

This intensive, extended-hours course combines instructor training with hands-on labs to focus on how to install, configure, manage, and troubleshoot VMware vSphere® 6, including VMware ESXi™ 6 and VMware vCenter Server™ 6. This course combines the content of the VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage course with troubleshooting skills needed for maintaining highly available and scalable vSphere environments. Students gain practical experience with these concepts through the completion of hands-on labs. Completion of this course satisfies the prerequisite for taking the VMware Certified Professional 6 – Data Center Virtualization (VCP6-DCV) exam.

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

  • Deploy an ESXi host and create virtual machines
  • Deploy a vCenter Server instance or VMware vCenter™ Server Appliance™
  • Configure and manage the vSphere infrastructure with the VMware vSphere® Client™ and the VMware vSphere® Web Client
  • Configure virtual networks with vSphere standard switches
  • Describe and use a content library
  • Migrate virtual machines with VMware vSphere® vMotion®
  • Use VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion® to migrate virtual machine storage
  • Use VMware vRealize™ Operations Manager™ to identify and solve issues through analytics and alerts
  • Manage VMware vSphere® High Availability and VMware vSphere® Fault Tolerance
  • Use VMware vSphere® Replication™ and VMware vSphere® Data Protection™ to replicate virtual machines and perform data recovery
  • Use VMWare vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™ clusters to improve host scalability
  • Use vSphere distributed switches to improve network scalability
  • Use VMware vSphere® Update Manager™ to apply patches
  • Perform basic troubleshooting of ESXi hosts, virtual machines, vCenter Server, virtual networking, virtual storage, and other vSphere operations

Course Content

  • Course Introduction
  • Software-Defined Data Center
  • Creating Virtual Machines
  • VMware vCenter Server
  • Troubleshooting vSphere
  • Configuring and Managing Virtual Networks
  • Configuring and Managing Virtual Storage
  • Virtual Machine Management
  • Resource Management and Monitoring
  • vSphere HA and vSphere FT
  • Host Scalability with vSphere DRS
  • vSphere Update Manager and Host Maintenance
Classroom Training
Modality: C

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 4,250.- €
  • Switzerland: Fr. 5,450.-
  • VMware Training Credits: 63 VTC
incl. catering
Catering includes:

  • Coffee, Tea, Juice, Water, Soft drinks
  • Pastry and Sweets
  • Fresh fruits
  • Lunch in a nearby restaurant

* Catering information only valid for courses delivered by Fast Lane.

Digital courseware Dates and Booking
Online Training
Modality: L

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 3,590.- €
  • VMware Training Credits: 63 VTC
Digital courseware Dates and Booking
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Fast Lane will carry out all guaranteed training regardless of the number of attendees, exempt from force majeure or other unexpected events, like e.g. accidents or illness of the trainer, which prevent the course from being conducted.
This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom.
11/09/2017 - 15/09/2017 Düsseldorf guaranteed date! Summer-Special Aktionstermin
09/10/2017 - 13/10/2017 Münster
16/10/2017 - 20/10/2017 Hamburg
23/10/2017 - 27/10/2017 Frankfurt
06/11/2017 - 10/11/2017 Munich Course language: English
06/11/2017 - 10/11/2017 Nuremberg
13/11/2017 - 17/11/2017 Berlin
27/11/2017 - 01/12/2017 Düsseldorf
International guaranteed dates
02/10/2017 - 06/10/2017 Vienna (iTLS) Time zone: Europe/Vienna This course is being delivered by a partner
06/11/2017 - 10/11/2017 Warsaw
29/01/2018 - 02/02/2018 Warsaw
FLEX Training

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22/01/2018 - 26/01/2018 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Berlin
23/04/2018 - 27/04/2018 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Berlin
16/07/2018 - 20/07/2018 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Berlin
15/10/2018 - 19/10/2018 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Berlin
25/09/2017 - 29/09/2017 Zurich
27/11/2017 - 01/12/2017 Zurich VMware Special Aktionstermin
05/02/2018 - 09/02/2018 Zurich
09/04/2018 - 13/04/2018 Zurich
28/05/2018 - 01/06/2018 Zurich
16/07/2018 - 20/07/2018 Zurich
20/08/2018 - 24/08/2018 Zurich
15/10/2018 - 19/10/2018 Zurich
19/11/2018 - 23/11/2018 Zurich
02/10/2017 - 06/10/2017 Vienna (iTLS) guaranteed date! This course is being delivered by a partner
11/12/2017 - 15/12/2017 Vienna (iTLS) This course is being delivered by a partner

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