VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage [V6.7]

Level: Advanced

In this three-day, official VMware vSAN training course, you focus on deploying and managing a software-defined storage solution with VMware vSAN™ 6.7. You learn how vSAN functions as an important component in the VMware software-defined data center and gain practical experience with vSAN concepts through the completion of hands-on lab exercises.

Key Features of this VMware vSAN Training:

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You Will Learn How To:

  • Describe the vSAN architecture
  • Identify vSAN features and use cases
  • Configure vSAN networking components
  • Configure a vSAN cluster
  • Deploy virtual machines on a vSAN datastore
  • Configure virtual machine storage policies
  • Perform ongoing vSAN management tasks
  • Configure vSAN encryption
  • Control vSAN resynchronization tasks
  • Create and manage nested fault domains
  • Use the vSAN health service to monitor health and performance
  • Configure a stretched cluster and observe failover scenarios
  • Describe vSAN interoperability with VMware vSphere® features and other products
  • Plan and design a vSAN cluster

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Important VMware vSAN Course Information

  • Software/Tools

    • ESXi 6.7
    • vCenter Server 6.7
    • vSAN 6.7
  • Requirements

    This course requires meeting one of the following prerequisites:

    The course material presumes that a student can perform the following tasks with no assistance or guidance before enrolling in this course

    • Use VMware vSphere® Client
    • Create and manage VMware vCenter Server® objects, such as data centers, clusters, hosts, and virtual machines
    • Create and modify a standard switch
    • Create and modify a distributed switch
    • Connect a VMware ESXi™ host to NAS, iSCSI, or Fibre Channel storage
    • Create a VMware vSphere® VMFS datastore
    • Use a wizard or a template to create a virtual machine
    • Migrate a virtual machine with VMware vSphere® vMotion®
    • Migrate a virtual machine with VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion®

    If you cannot complete all of these tasks, VMware recommends that you complete course 1743: VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.7] before enrolling in VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage.

  • Who should attend this course

    • Storage and virtual infrastructure administrators who want to use software-defined storage with vSAN

VMware vSAN Course Outline

  • Course Introduction

    • Introductions and course logistics
    • Course objectives
    • Describe the software-defined data center
  • Introduction to vSAN

    • Describe basic vSAN architecture and components
    • Describe the differences between file, block, and object storage
    • Explain the advantages of object-based storage
    • Detail the configuration of a vSAN cluster
    • Install and validate the initial vSAN installation and configuration
  • vSAN Configuration

    • Apply vSAN design considerations
    • Detail the expansion of a vSAN cluster
    • Configure vSAN disk groups manually
    • Identify physical network configuration requirements
    • Describe the configuration of vSAN networking
    • Test and validate the vSAN configuration and functionality
    • Describe the vSAN architecture and components
    • Describe the differences between the vSAN hybrid and all-flash architectures
    • Describe the advantages of all-flash architecture
    • Describe the space-efficiency features of vSAN
    • Describe the different vSAN assessment tools
    • Explain vSAN License Details
  •  vSAN Policies and Virtual Machines

    • Explain how storage policies work with vSAN
    • Define and create a virtual machine storage policy
    • Apply and modify virtual machine storage policies
    • Change virtual machine storage policies dynamically
    • Identify virtual machine storage policy compliance status
  •  Managing and Operating vSAN

    • Explain how to configure encryption in the vSAN cluster
    • Explain the management of hardware storage devices
    • Identify alarms for vSAN events
    • Describe and configure fault domains
    • Describe the configuration of the vSAN iSCSI service, iSCSI targets, and LUNS
  • Stretched Clusters and Two-Node Clusters

    • Describe the architecture for stretched clusters and two-node clusters
    • Create a stretched cluster
    • Describe how stretched cluster storage policies affect vSAN objects
    • Create and apply a vSAN stretched cluster policy to meet specific needs
    • Discuss the behavior of a stretched cluster when various types of failures occur
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting vSAN

    • Discuss hardware failure scenarios
    • Describe the process of resynchronization
    • Explain the possible reasons for resynchronization
    • Describe the use of vSphere Client to detect issues
    • Explain the use of the health service to monitor vSAN health
    • Explain the use of the performance service to monitor vSAN performance.
    • Monitor and test the vSAN environment
    • Describe vSAN architecture components and the PNOMA OSI model.

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VMware vSAN Course Information

  • Software/Tools

    • ESXi 6.7
    • vCenter Server 6.7
    • vSAN 6.7
  • Requirements

    This course requires meeting one of the following prerequisites:

    The course material presumes that a student can perform the following tasks with no assistance or guidance before enrolling in this course

    • Use VMware vSphere® Client
    • Create and manage VMware vCenter Server® objects, such as data centers, clusters, hosts, and virtual machines
    • Create and modify a standard switch
    • Create and modify a distributed switch
    • Connect a VMware ESXi™ host to NAS, iSCSI, or Fibre Channel storage
    • Create a VMware vSphere® VMFS datastore
    • Use a wizard or a template to create a virtual machine
    • Migrate a virtual machine with VMware vSphere® vMotion®
    • Migrate a virtual machine with VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion®

    If you cannot complete all of these tasks, VMware recommends that you complete course 1743: VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.7] before enrolling in VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage.

  • Who should attend this course

    • Storage and virtual infrastructure administrators who want to use software-defined storage with vSAN

VMware vSAN Course Outline

  • Course Introduction

    • Introductions and course logistics
    • Course objectives
    • the software-defined data center
  • Introduction to vSAN

    • Describe basic vSAN architecture and components
    • Describe the differences between file, block, and object storage
    • Explain the advantages of object-based storage
    •  Detail the configuration of a vSAN cluster
    • Install and validate the initial vSAN installation and configuration
  • vSAN Configuration

    • Apply vSAN design considerations
    • Detail the expansion of a vSAN cluster
    •  Configure vSAN disk groups manually
    •  Identify physical network configuration requirements
    • Describe the configuration of vSAN networking
    • Test and validate the vSAN configuration and functionality
    •  Describe the vSAN architecture and components
    • Describe the differences between the vSAN hybrid and all-flash architectures
    • Describe the advantages of all-flash architecture
    • Describe the space-efficiency features of vSAN
    •  Describe the different vSAN assessment tools
    • Explain vSAN License Details
  •  vSAN Policies and Virtual Machines

    • Explain how storage policies work with vSAN
    • Define and create a virtual machine storage policy
    •  Apply and modify virtual machine storage policies
    • Change virtual machine storage policies dynamically
    •  Identify virtual machine storage policy compliance status
  •  Managing and Operating vSAN

    • Explain how to configure encryption in the vSAN cluster
    • Explain the management of hardware storage devices
    •  Identify alarms for vSAN events
    •  Describe and configure fault domains
    •  Describe the configuration of the vSAN iSCSI service, iSCSI targets, and LUNS
  • Stretched Clusters and Two-Node Clusters

    • Describe the architecture for stretched clusters and two-node clusters
    • Create a stretched cluster
    •  Describe how stretched cluster storage policies affect vSAN objects
    •  Create and apply a vSAN stretched cluster policy to meet specific needs
    •  Discuss the behavior of a stretched cluster when various types of failures occur
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting vSAN

    • Discuss hardware failure scenarios
    •  Describe the process of resynchronization
    •  Explain the possible reasons for resynchronization
    •  Describe the use of vSphere Client to detect issues
    •  Explain the use of the health service to monitor vSAN health
    • Explain the use of the performance service to monitor vSAN performance.
    • Monitor and test the vSAN environment
    •  Describe vSAN architecture components and the PNOMA OSI model.

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