VMware vSphere® 6 Data Center Virtualization (VCP6-DCV)

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VMware vSphere® 6 Data Center Virtualization (VCP6-DCV)

Authors: Greg Shields, Josh Coen

Already mastered the skills specific to vSphere 6 Foundations? Time to graduate to vSphere 6 Data Center Virtualization (VCP6-DCV)! The following courses will help you get ready... Read more

What you will learn

  • How to navigate VM infrastructure
  • How to use VM Workstation
  • How to configure advanced policies and verify network virtualization implementation
  • How to configure vSS and vDS policies
  • How to secure ESXi, vCenter Server, and vSphere VMs
  • How to enable SSO and Active Directory Integration
  • How to configure advanced/multilevel resource pools, Network I/O Control, and Storage I/O Control
  • How to manage vSphere storage virtualization
  • How to configure vSphere storage multi-pathing and failover
  • How to consolidate physical workloads using VMware Converter
  • How to configure advanced vSphere HA features and advanced vSphere DRS features.
  • How to configure advanced virtual machine settings and manage a multi-site Content Library
  • How to troubleshoot and monitor vSphere performance
  • How to perform updates and upgrades
  • How to configure and administer a vSphere backup and restore solution

VMware vSphere® 6 Data Center Virtualization (VCP6-DCV)

This series builds upon concepts introduced in vSphere 6 Foundations and focuses on successfully deploying and managing scalable vSphere environments.

vSphere 6 Data Center: Introduction

by Greg Shields

Aug 20, 2015 / 48m

48m

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Description

This course is the first in a Learning Path of eleven courses that cover VMware vSphere 6 and objectives for the VCP6-DCV certification. Courses in this Learning Path follow directly after those in the vSphere 6 Foundations Learning Path. This course introduces vSphere 6, the VCP6-DCV exam, and the environment you can build to follow along with the demonstrations in each of the courses to follow.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction
  2. Building Your vSphere 6 Environment

vSphere 6 Data Center: Configure and Administer Security

by Greg Shields

Aug 20, 2015 / 2h 44m

2h 44m

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This course is the second in a Learning Path of eleven courses that cover VMware vSphere 6 and objectives for the VCP6-DCV certification. Courses in this Learning Path follow directly after those in the vSphere 6 Foundations Learning Path. This course discusses how to configure and administer role-based access control, secure ESXi, vCenter Server, and vSphere Virtual Machines, and enable SSO and Active Directory Integration.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction
  2. Configure and Administer Role-based Access Control
  3. Secure ESXi, vCenter Server, and vSphere Virtual Machines
  4. Enable SSO and Active Directory Integration

vSphere 6 Data Center: Configure Advanced Networking

by Greg Shields

Aug 20, 2015 / 2h 13m

2h 13m

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Description

This course is the third in a Learning Path of eleven courses that cover VMware vSphere 6 and objectives for the VCP6-DCV certification. Courses in this Learning Path follow directly after those in the vSphere 6 Foundations Learning Path. This course discusses how to configure advanced policies and verify network virtualization implementation, and configure vSS and vDS policies.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction
  2. Configure Advanced Policies and Verify Network Virtualization Implementation
  3. Configure vSS and vDS Policies

vSphere 6 Data Center: Configure Advanced Storage

by Greg Shields

Sep 28, 2015 / 4h 38m

4h 38m

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Description

This course is the fourth in a Learning Path of eleven courses that cover VMware vSphere 6 and objectives for the VCP6-DCV certification. Courses in this Learning Path follow directly after those in the vSphere 6 Foundations Learning Path. This course discusses how to manage vSphere storage virtualization, configure vSphere storage multi-pathing and failover, perform advanced VMFS and NFS configurations and upgrades, and configure software-defined storage.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction
  2. Manage vSphere Storage Virtualization
  3. Configure vSphere Storage Multi-pathing and Failover
  4. Perform Advanced VMFS and NFS Configurations and Upgrades
  5. Configure Software-defined Storage

vSphere 6 Data Center: Administer and Manage Resources

by Greg Shields

Sep 28, 2015 / 1h 40m

1h 40m

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Description

This course is the fifth in a Learning Path of eleven courses that cover VMware vSphere 6 and objectives for the VCP6-DCV certification. Courses in this Learning Path follow directly after those in the vSphere 6 Foundations Learning Path. This course discusses how to configure advanced/multilevel resource pools, configure Network I/O Control (NIOC), and configure Storage I/O Control (SIOC).

Table of contents
  1. Introduction
  2. Configure Advanced/Multilevel Resource Pools
  3. Configure Network I/O Control
  4. Setup Configure Storage I/O Control

vSphere 6 Data Center: Configure Availability Solutions

by Greg Shields

Oct 6, 2015 / 1h 48m

1h 48m

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Description

This course is the sixth in a Learning Path of eleven courses that cover VMware vSphere 6 and objectives for the VCP6-DCV certification. Courses in this Learning Path follow directly after those in the vSphere 6 Foundations Learning Path. This course discusses how to configure advanced vSphere HA (high availability) and advanced vSphere DRS (distributed resource scheduler) features.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction
  2. Configure Advanced vSphere HA Features
  3. Configure Advanced vSphere DRS Features

vSphere 6 Data Center: Deploy and Consolidate a vSphere Datacenter

by Greg Shields

Oct 22, 2015 / 3h 22m

3h 22m

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This course is the seventh of eleven courses in a Learning Path that covers VMware vSphere 6 and objectives for the VCP6-DCV certification. Courses in this Learning Path follow directly after those in the vSphere 6 Foundations Learning Path. This course discusses how to consolidate physical workloads using VMware Converter, customize Host Profile settings, and deploy ESXi hosts using Auto Deploy.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction
  2. Consolidate Physical Workloads Using VMware Converter
  3. Customize Host Profile Settings
  4. Deploy ESXi Hosts Using Auto Deploy

vSphere 6 Data Center: Administer and Manage Virtual Machines

by Greg Shields

Nov 3, 2015 / 2h 27m

2h 27m

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Description

This course is the eighth in a Learning Path of eleven courses that cover VMware vSphere 6 and objectives for the VCP6-DCV certification. Courses in this Learning Path follow directly after those in the vSphere 6 Foundations Learning Path. This course discusses how to configure advanced vSphere virtual machine settings, create and manage a multi-site Content Library, and configure and maintain a vCloud Air connection.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction
  2. Configure Advanced vSphere Virtual Machine Settings
  3. Create and Manage a Multi-site Content Library
  4. Configure and Maintain a vCloud Air Connection

vSphere 6 Data Center: Backup and Recover a vSphere Deployment

by Greg Shields

Nov 25, 2015 / 2h 0m

2h 0m

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This course is the ninth in a Learning Path of eleven courses that cover VMware vSphere 6 and objectives for the VCP6-DCV certification. Courses in this Learning Path follow directly after those in the vSphere 6 Foundations Learning Path. This course discusses how to configure and administer a vSphere backup and restore solution, as well as configure and administer a vSphere replication solution.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction
  2. Configure and Administer a vSphere Backup and Restore Solution
  3. Configure and Administer a vSphere Replication Solution

vSphere 6 Data Center: Troubleshoot a vSphere Deployment

by Greg Shields

Dec 31, 2015 / 2h 52m

2h 52m

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Description

This course is the tenth in a Learning Path of eleven courses that covers VMware vSphere 6 and objectives for the VCP6-DCV certification. Courses in this Learning Path follow directly after those in the vSphere 6 Foundations Learning Path. This course discusses how to troubleshoot vCenter Server, ESXi hosts, and virtual machines, troubleshoot vSphere storage and network issues, troubleshoot vSphere upgrades, troubleshoot and monitor vSphere performance, and troubleshoot HA and DRS configurations.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction
  2. Troubleshoot vCenter Server, ESXi Hosts, and Virtual Machines
  3. Troubleshoot vSphere Storage and Network Issues
  4. Troubleshoot vSphere Upgrades
  5. Troubleshoot and Monitor vSphere Performance
  6. Troubleshoot HA and DRS Configurations

vSphere 6 Data Center: Upgrade a vSphere Deployment

by Greg Shields

Dec 31, 2015 / 1h 35m

1h 35m

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This course is the eleventh in a Learning Path of eleven courses that covers VMware vSphere 6 and objectives for the VCP6-DCV certification. Courses in this Learning Path follow directly after those in the vSphere 6 Foundations Learning Path. This course discusses how to perform ESXi host and virtual machine updates and upgrades, as well as perform vCenter Server upgrades.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction
  2. Perform ESXi Host and Virtual Machine Updates
  3. Perform ESXi Host and Virtual Machine Upgrades
  4. Perform vCenter Server Upgrades

What's New in vSphere 6.5 and 6.7

by Josh Coen

Mar 9, 2017 / 2h 42m

2h 42m

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Description

The pace at which technology is evolving in today's marketplace can be overwhelming. VMware vSphere is no exception to this paradigm. With each new release of vSphere, both major and minor releases, existing features are enhanced, new features are released, and trying to keep up with all of it can be challenging, especially during the major release cycles. In this course, What's New in vSphere 6.5, you'll be introduced and walked through all the major enhancements and features to vSphere. First, you'll learn about the new features in vCenter and VMware HA and DRS, both of which bring major improvements. Next you'll discover what's new and exciting with vSphere Storage, which include enhancements made to vSAN. Finally, you'll learn about what's new with VMware Update Manager and vSphere Security, both bringing long awaited feature requests into fruition. Once you complete the course, you'll be completely up-to-speed on all major features introduced and enhanced in vSphere 6.5.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. What's New in VMware vCenter?
  3. What's New with VMware DRS and HA?
  4. What's New with vSphere Storage?
  5. What's New in vSphere Update Manager?
  6. What's New in vSphere Security?
  7. What's New in vSphere 6.7?

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