VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting Training

Course 2270

  • Duration: 5 days
  • Language: English
  • Level: Intermediate

This five-day, hands-on training course provides you with the advanced knowledge, skills, and abilities to achieve competence in troubleshooting the VMware vSphere® 7.x environment. This workshop increases your skill and competence in using the command-line interface, VMware vSphere® Client™, log files, and other tools to analyze and solve problems.

  • VMware vSphere

  • System administrators
  • System integrators

Attending this course meets the training requirement to achieve the following certification:

  • VMware Certified Professional – Data Center Virtualization (VCP-DCV)
  • VMware Certified Advanced Professional – Data Center Virtualization (VCAP-DCV) Deploy
  • Product Alignment
  • VMware ESXi 7
  • VMware vCenter Server 7

VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting Training Delivery Methods

  • Official VMware Content

VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting Training Course Benefits

Use vSphere Client, the command-line interface, and logs to diagnose and resolve problems in the vSphere environmentIntroduce troubleshooting principles and proceduresUse VMware vSphere® Command-Line Interface to diagnose and resolve problems in the vSphere environmentTroubleshoot networking problems and recover from these problemsAnalyze storage failure scenarios and resolve the problemsTroubleshoot vSphere cluster failure scenarios and analyze possible causesDiagnose common VMware vSphere® High Availability problems and provide solutionsTroubleshoot problems related to virtual machine migration (VMware vSphere® vMotion®), and improve resource use (VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™)Troubleshoot VMware vCenter Server® problemsIdentify VMware ESXi™ host problems, analyze failure scenarios, and correct themTroubleshoot faulty virtual machines, including installation problems, snapshot problems, and connection problems

VMware vSphere Troubleshooting Training Outline

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
  • Define the scope of troubleshooting
  • Use a structured approach to solve configuration and operational problems
  • Apply a troubleshooting methodology to logically diagnose faults and improve troubleshooting efficiency
    • Use command-line tools (such as ESXCLI) to identify and troubleshoot vSphere problems
    • Identify important vSphere log files and interpret the log file contents
    • Describe the benefits and capabilities of VMware Skyline
    • Explain how VMware Skyline works
    • Identify uses for Skyline Advisor
    • 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
    • Troubleshoot and resolve storage (iSCSI, NFS, and VMware vSphere® VMFS) connectivity and configuration problems
    • Analyze and resolve common VM snapshot problems
    • Identify and resolve multipathing-related problems, including common causes of permanent device loss (PDL) and all paths down (APD) event problems
    • Identify and recover from problems related to vSphere HA
    • Analyze and resolve VMware vSphere® vMotion® configuration and operational problems
    • Analyze and resolve common VMware vSphere®
    • Distributed Resource Scheduler™ problems
    • Identify, analyze, and solve virtual machine snapshot problems
    • Troubleshoot virtual machine power-on problems
    • Identify possible causes and troubleshoot virtual machine connection state problems
    • Diagnose and recover from VMware Tools™ installation failures
    • Analyze and fix problems with vCenter Server services
    • Diagnose and troubleshoot vCenter Server database problems
    • Examine ESXi host and vCenter Server failure scenarios and resolve the problems
    • vCenter Server failure scenarios and resolve the problems

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