This hands-on training course explores new features in VMware vCenter Server™ 5.0 and VMware ESXi™
5.0. Topics include VMware vSphere® 5 installation and how to upgrade from vSphere 4.x to vSphere
5.0. vSphere 5.0 is the first version of vSphere to include only the ESXi hypervisor.
By the end of the course, you should gain an understanding of the functions and features in vSphere
5.0 and be able to do the following:
List and describe key enhancements in vSphere 5.0
Upgrade a deployment from vSphere 4.1 to vSphere 5.0
Use the vSphere Web Client to manage virtual machines
List and describe key networking enhancements, including the ESXi firewall and new features in
vNetwork distributed switches
Upgrade and manage a VMware vSphere® VMFS-5 datastore
Understand and configure policy-driven storage
Create a datastore cluster and configure Storage DRS
Use new displays to monitor vSphere High Availability cluster activity
Use the Linux-based VMware vCenter Server Appliance
Use Auto Deploy to install a stateless ESXi host
Use Image Builder to modify and export an image profile
Duration in days:
Attendance at one of these VMware vSphere 4 courses:
Install, Configure, Manage
Or equivalent vSphere 4 administration experience
Introductions and course logistics
Other vSphere 5 learning resources
Introduction to VMware vSphere 5.0
Key enhancements in ESXi, vCenter Server, and VMware vSphere® Update Manager
Upgrade vSphere components from vSphere 4.1 to vSphere 5.0, including vCenter Server, Update
Manager, and ESXi
Virtual Machine Management
Describe new virtual machine version 8 hardware features
Explain virtual machine snapshot consolidation
Describe the vCenter Solutions Manager
Upgrade a virtual machine to version 8 hardware
Install, register, and use the vSphere Web Client
Describe the ESXi firewall
Describe new features of vNetwork distributed switches including NetFlow, port mirroring, and
Link Layer Discovery Protocol
Describe enhancements to network I/O control, including 802.1p priority tagging and user-
defined virtual machine resource pools
Configure the ESXi firewall
Configure and test port mirroring
Describe new storage features, including VMFS-5, Fibre Channel over Ethernet software adapters,
policy-driven storage vStorage API for Storage Awareness, and VMware vSphere® Storage Appliance
Describe enhanced features, including snapshot support for vSphere Storage vMotion, solid-state
disk support, and new primitives in the vStorage API for Array Integration
Upgrade VMFS-3 to VMFS-5
Create user-defined storage capabilities and virtual machine storage profiles
Describe scaling enhancements to resource pools and VMware vSphere® vMotion®
Describe Storage DRS operation
Create a datastore cluster
Configure Storage DRS
Describe enhancements to VMware Fault Tolerance and Enhanced vMotion Compatibility features
Explain the new master-slave architecture of vSphere HA
View the new informational displays to monitor vSphere HA cluster activity
New VMware vSphere Deployment Alternatives
Configure and use the Linux-based vCenter Server Appliance
Use Image Builder to create an installation image profile
Use Auto Deploy to deploy a stateless ESXi host
All attendees receive an original of VMware study guide.
ALEF Training has 5 training rooms. Three of these classrooms are named by continents - Australia, and Europe has a capacity of 8 seats, Africa for 12 points. There are still classrooms engine room (12 seats) and the Competence Center with 18 seats.
We continuously modernize the training rooms. In the Competence Center we use for training and seminars Cisco Spark Board. Spark board is essentially a giant tablet that combines the functions and whiteboard screen for video conferencing. You have the unique opportunity to experience the modern medium of communication.
Training rooms – Bratislava
Training rooms – Prague
Training rooms – Budapest
Team of instructors
Our team, consisting of more than 50 lecturers, offers a full range of technologies in the area of routing and switching, security, collaboration and data centres.
The uniqueness of our lecturers lies mainly in the fact that they have extensive practical experience from various projects. They can thus respond very flexibly to any question or comment from the students. The lecturers pass their practical knowledge on to the participants of the trainings. Thanks to the synergy of the reliable operation of the company and years of experience, we have been able to respond flexibly to the upcoming changes in Cisco specializations, so we can guarantee a wide range of certified courses that will allow you and your colleagues to acquire the necessary know-how for the subsequent certification tests.
In addition to the certified trainings, we offer special courses that are focused primarily on the development of the necessary configuration skills.
ALEF NULA provides training since 1995.
In that time has trained tens of thousands of participants. The uniqueness of our training is to transfer knowledge both on theoretical and practical level. Among the largest customers include: T-Mobile, Vodafone, Orange, Telefonica O2, Škoda Auto, Peugeot Citroën Automobiles, Siemens and others.
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