VMware vSAN: Install, Configure, Manage [V7] (VSANICM7)

 

Course Overview

During this five-day course, you will gain the knowledge, skills, and tools to plan and deploy a VMware vSAN™ cluster. You will learn about managing and operating vSAN. This course focuses on building the required skills for common Day-2 vSAN administrator tasks such as vSAN node management, cluster maintenance, security operations, and advanced vSAN cluster operations. You will learn these skills through the completion of instructor-led activities and hands-on lab exercises.

Product Alignment

  • VMware ESXi™ 7.0 U1
  • VMware vCenter Server® 7.0 U1
  • VMware vSAN 7.0 U1
This Advanced course is delivered directly by VMware.

Who should attend

Storage and virtual infrastructure consultants, solution architects, and administrators who are responsible for production support and administration of VMware vSAN.

Prerequisites

Completion of the following course is required:

  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage or equivalent knowledge

Course Objectives

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

  • Describe vSAN concepts
  • Detail the underlying vSAN architecture and components
  • Explain the key features and use cases for vSAN
  • Identify requirements and planning considerations for vSAN clusters
  • Explain the importance vSAN node hardware compatibility
  • Describe the use of VMware vSphere® Lifecycle Manager™ to automate driver and firmware installations
  • Describe the different vSAN deployment options
  • Explain how to configure vSAN fault domains
  • Detail how to define and create a VM storage policy
  • Discuss the impact of vSAN storage policy changes
  • Detail vSAN resilience and data availability
  • Describe vSAN storage space efficiency
  • Explain how vSAN encryption works
  • Identify requirements to configure the vSAN iSCSI target
  • Detail VMware HCI Mesh™ technology and architecture
  • Detail vSAN File Service architecture and configuration
  • Explain the use cases of vSAN Direct Configuration™
  • Describe how to setup a stretched and a two-node vSAN cluster
  • Discuss vSAN cluster backup methodology
  • Describe vSAN maintenance mode and data evacuation options
  • Define the steps to shut down a vSAN cluster for maintenance
  • Explain how to use proactive tests to check the integrity of a vSAN cluster
  • Use VMware Skyline Health™ for monitoring vSAN health

Course Content

  • Course Introduction
  • Introduction to vSAN
  • Planning a vSAN Cluster
  • Deploying a vSAN Cluster
  • vSAN Storage Policies
  • vSAN Resilience and Data Availability
  • Configuring vSAN Storage Space Efficiency
  • vSAN Security Operations
  • Introduction to Advanced vSAN Configurations
  • vSAN Cluster Maintenance
  • vSAN Stretched and Two Node Clusters
  • vSAN Cluster Monitoring

Prices & Delivery methods

Online Training

Duration
5 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • 3,440.— €

Courseware language: English

Classroom Training

Duration
5 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 3,440.— €
  • Switzerland: 3,440.— €

Courseware language: English

Currently there are no training dates scheduled for this course.