VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting Workshop (VSTS) [V6.7]

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Course Overview

This five-day, hands-on training workshop provides you with the advanced knowledge, skills, and abilities to achieve competence in troubleshooting the VMware vSphere® 6.x 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.

The Advanced courses is delivered directly by VMware.

Who should attend

  • System administrators
  • System integrators

Certifications

Prerequisites

Required prerequisites include completion of one of the following:

Experience with working at the command prompt is highly recommended.

Course Objectives

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

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

Course Content

Course Introduction
  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
  • Describe the content of this course
  • Gain a complete picture of the VMware certification system
  • Familiarize yourself with the benefits of the VMware Education Learning Zone
  • Identify additional resources
Introduction to Troubleshooting
  • Identify the effects of a system problem
  • Define the scope of troubleshooting
  • Use a structured approach
  • Understand the principles of troubleshooting
  • Follow a logical troubleshooting procedure
  • Examine examples of troubleshooting
Troubleshooting Tools
  • Use command-line tools to identify and troubleshoot problems
  • Use VMware vSphere® Management Assistant
  • Find and interpret important log files
  • Use vRealize Log Insight for log aggregation, efficient log search, and problem analysis
Networking
  • Identify the symptoms of network-related problems
  • Analyze and resolve standard switch and distributed switch problems
  • Analyze virtual machine connectivity problems and fix them
  • Examine common management network connectivity problems and restore configurations
  • Identify and prevent potential problems
Storage
  • Troubleshoot storage (iSCSI, NFS, VMware vSphere® VMFS, VMware vSAN™, and VMware vSphere® Virtual Volumes™) connectivity problems
  • Analyze storage-related logs
  • Analyze hardware malfunction and software misconfiguration scenarios
  • Identify multipathing-related problems, including permanent device loss (PDL) and all paths down (APD)
  • Analyze possible causes, recover from the faulty conditions, and restore storage visibility
vSphere Clusters
  • Identify and recover from problems related to vSphere HA
  • Analyze and troubleshoot various types of vSphere vMotion problems 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
Virtual Machines
  • Analyze and resolve common virtual machine snapshot problems
  • Identify possible causes and resolve virtual machine power-on problems
  • Troubleshoot virtual machine connection state problems
  • Resolve problems seen during VMware Tools™ installations
  • Examine failure scenarios and provide solutions
vCenter Server and ESXi
  • Understand the vCenter Server and VMware Platform Services Controller™ architecture in vSphere 6.x
  • Identify and resolve authentication problems
  • Troubleshoot VMware Certificate Authority and certificate problems
  • Analyze and fix problems with vCenter Server services
  • Analyze and fix vCenter Server database problems
  • Identify VMware vCenter Server® High Availability problems
  • Examine ESXi host and vCenter Server failure scenarios and resolve the problems
Classroom Training
Modality: G

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 3,750.- €
  • Switzerland: 3,750.- €

  • VMware Training Credits: 46 VTC
Digital courseware Dates and Booking
Online Training
Modality: U

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 3,750.- €
  • Switzerland: 3,750.- €

  • VMware Training Credits: 46 VTC
Digital courseware Dates and Booking
 
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17/06/2019 - 21/06/2019 Hamburg
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03/06/2019 - 07/06/2019 Geneva
03/06/2019 - 07/06/2019 Staines upon Thames
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26/08/2019 - 30/08/2019 FLEX training Version 6.5 This is an English language FLEX course.
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04/11/2019 - 08/11/2019 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
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03/06/2019 - 07/06/2019 Geneva Course language: French guaranteed date!
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26/08/2019 - 30/08/2019 Vienna
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02/09/2019 - 06/09/2019 Zaventem Course language: English
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07/10/2019 - 11/10/2019 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
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17/06/2019 - 21/06/2019 Paris
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08/07/2019 - 12/07/2019 Paris
16/09/2019 - 20/09/2019 Paris Course language: English
23/09/2019 - 27/09/2019 Paris
Netherlands
24/06/2019 - 28/06/2019 Nieuwegein Course language: English
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10/06/2019 - 14/06/2019 Warsaw
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26/08/2019 - 30/08/2019 FLEX training Version 6.5 This is an English language FLEX course.
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11/11/2019 - 15/11/2019 FLEX training Version 6.5 This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Ljubljana
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23/09/2019 - 27/09/2019 FLEX training This is an Spanish language FLEX course.
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11/11/2019 - 15/11/2019 FLEX training This is an Spanish language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Madrid
02/12/2019 - 06/12/2019 FLEX training This is an Spanish language FLEX course.
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25/11/2019 - 29/11/2019 Stockholm Course language: English
United Kingdom
03/06/2019 - 07/06/2019 Staines upon Thames guaranteed date!
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Time zone: Europe/London
 

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