VMware vSphere 5.5 to 6.5: What’s New (VIWN)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline
 

Who should attend

System architects, system administrators, IT managers, VMware partners, and individuals responsible for implementing and managing vSphere architectures.

Certifications

Prerequisites

This course requires completion of one the following courses or equivalent knowledge and administration experience with VMware ESX®/ESXi and vCenter Server:

  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V5.5 or V6]
  • VMware vSphere: Fast Track [V5.5 or V6]
  • VMware vSphere: What’s New [V5.5 or V6]
  • VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting [V5.5 or V6]

Experience with working at the command line is helpful.

Course Objectives

In this three-day, hands-on training course, you will explore the new features and enhancements in VMware vCenter Server® 6.5 and VMware ESXi™ 6.5. Real-world use case deployment scenarios, hands-on lab exercises, and lectures will teach you the skills that you need to effectively implement and configure VMware vSphere® 6.5. This class is recommended for customers who want to deploy vSphere 6.5 into their existing vSphere environment.

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

  • List and describe key enhancements in vSphere 6.5
  • Use the user interface of the new VMware vSphere® Client™, the new VMware Host Client™, and the appliance shell of VMware vCenter® Server Appliance™
  • Add users to the lockdown exception users list and test the lockdown mode
  • Configure virtual machines to check for and install newer versions of VMware Tools™
  • Upgrade virtual machines to the current hardware
  • Create a multisite content library for synchronizing virtual machine templates, vApps, ISO images, and scripts across vCenter Server instances
  • Enable the VMware vSphere® Authentication Proxy service to automatically add new hosts to the Active Directory domain
  • Configure NFS- and iSCSI-backed virtual volumes to provide a common storage platform, independent of the underlying storage hardware
  • Create storage policies and use these policies with virtual machines and virtual volume datastores
  • Work with VMware vSphere® Network I/O Control to create and configure a distributed switch
  • Use VMware vSphere® vMotion® to migrate virtual machines across vCenter Server instances
  • Activate the high availability feature of vCenter Server Appliance
  • Back up vCenter Server Appliance by using a file-based backup solution from the vCenter Server Appliance Management Interface
  • Set up your environment to encrypt and decrypt virtual machines
  • Set up your environment to use encrypted vSphere vMotion to securely migrate encrypted virtual machines
  • Migrate from Windows vCenter Server to vCenter Server Appliance
  • Configure vCenter Server and associated services to use VMware Platform Services Controller™ high availability

Follow On Courses

Course Content

  • Course Introduction
  • Introduction to vSphere 6.5
  • Installation and Upgrade
  • Compute Enhancements
  • Storage Enhancements
  • Network Enhancements
  • Management Enhancement
  • Availability Enhancements
  • Security Enhancements
Classroom Training
Modality: C

Duration 3 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 2,150.- €
  • Switzerland: Fr. 3,030.-
  • VMware Training Credits: 25 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.


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Germany
12/02/2018 - 14/02/2018 Dortmund
12/02/2018 - 14/02/2018 Düsseldorf
19/02/2018 - 21/02/2018 Münster
26/02/2018 - 28/02/2018 Stuttgart
12/03/2018 - 14/03/2018 Berlin
19/03/2018 - 21/03/2018 Munich
26/03/2018 - 28/03/2018 Nuremberg
04/04/2018 - 06/04/2018 Hamburg
FLEX Training

Please see below our alternative, English language, FLEX course options.

12/02/2018 - 14/02/2018 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Bratislava
12/02/2018 - 14/02/2018 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Bucharest
16/04/2018 - 18/04/2018 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Ljubljana
16/04/2018 - 18/04/2018 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Sofia
11/06/2018 - 13/06/2018 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Bratislava
11/06/2018 - 13/06/2018 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Bucharest
10/09/2018 - 12/09/2018 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Ljubljana
10/09/2018 - 12/09/2018 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Sofia
Switzerland
05/03/2018 - 07/03/2018 Zurich
04/04/2018 - 06/04/2018 Zurich
07/05/2018 - 09/05/2018 Zurich
04/06/2018 - 06/06/2018 Zurich
02/07/2018 - 04/07/2018 Zurich
06/08/2018 - 08/08/2018 Zurich
03/09/2018 - 05/09/2018 Zurich
08/10/2018 - 10/10/2018 Zurich
12/11/2018 - 14/11/2018 Zurich
10/12/2018 - 12/12/2018 Zurich

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Europe
Bulgaria
16/04/2018 - 18/04/2018 Sofia Course language: English
10/09/2018 - 12/09/2018 Sofia Course language: English
03/12/2018 - 05/12/2018 Sofia Course language: English
01/04/2019 - 03/04/2019 Sofia Course language: English
26/08/2019 - 28/08/2019 Sofia Course language: English
02/12/2019 - 04/12/2019 Sofia Course language: English
Italy
05/02/2018 - 07/02/2018 Milan
26/03/2018 - 28/03/2018 Rome
25/06/2018 - 27/06/2018 Rome
17/09/2018 - 19/09/2018 Milan
17/12/2018 - 19/12/2018 Milan
Netherlands
19/02/2018 - 21/02/2018 Eindhoven
26/03/2018 - 28/03/2018 Utrecht
03/04/2018 - 05/04/2018 Eindhoven
07/05/2018 - 09/05/2018 Utrecht
11/06/2018 - 13/06/2018 Eindhoven
09/07/2018 - 11/07/2018 Utrecht
10/09/2018 - 12/09/2018 Utrecht
05/11/2018 - 07/11/2018 Utrecht
Poland
12/02/2018 - 14/02/2018 Warsaw
23/04/2018 - 25/04/2018 Warsaw
11/06/2018 - 13/06/2018 Warsaw
06/08/2018 - 08/08/2018 Warsaw
01/10/2018 - 03/10/2018 Warsaw
10/12/2018 - 12/12/2018 Warsaw
Romania
12/02/2018 - 14/02/2018 Bucharest Course language: English
11/06/2018 - 13/06/2018 Bucharest Course language: English
22/10/2018 - 24/10/2018 Bucharest Course language: English
04/02/2019 - 06/02/2019 Bucharest Course language: English
10/06/2019 - 12/06/2019 Bucharest Course language: English
14/10/2019 - 16/10/2019 Bucharest Course language: English
Slovakia
12/02/2018 - 14/02/2018 Bratislava
11/06/2018 - 13/06/2018 Bratislava
22/10/2018 - 24/10/2018 Bratislava
04/02/2019 - 06/02/2019 Bratislava
10/06/2019 - 12/06/2019 Bratislava
14/10/2019 - 16/10/2019 Bratislava
Slovenia
16/04/2018 - 18/04/2018 Ljubljana Course language: English
10/09/2018 - 12/09/2018 Ljubljana Course language: English
03/12/2018 - 05/12/2018 Ljubljana Course language: English
01/04/2019 - 03/04/2019 Ljubljana Course language: English
26/08/2019 - 28/08/2019 Ljubljana Course language: English
02/12/2019 - 04/12/2019 Ljubljana Course language: English
North America
Canada
26/02/2018 - 28/02/2018 Quebec City, QC Course language: French
14/03/2018 - 16/03/2018 Laval Course language: French
26/03/2018 - 28/03/2018 Montreal, QC Course language: French
25/04/2018 - 27/04/2018 Quebec City, QC Course language: French
Latin America
Costa Rica
01/03/2018 - 02/03/2018 Online Training Time zone: US/Pacific 2 days Course language: Spanish