VMware Virtual SAN: Deploy & Manage 6.2


In this three-day course, you will focus on deploying and managing a software-defined storage solution with VMware Virtual SAN 6.2. You will learn how Virtual SAN functions as an important component in the VMware software-defined data center. You will gain practical experience with Virtual SAN concepts through the completion of hands-on lab exercises.

Product Alignment
•  ESXi 6.0 update 2
•  vCenter Server 6.0 update 2
•  Virtual SAN 6.2
By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

•  Describe the Virtual SAN architecture
•  Identify Virtual SAN features and use cases
•  Configure Virtual SAN networking components
•  Configure a Virtual SAN cluster
•  Deploy virtual machines on a Virtual SAN datastore
•  Configure virtual machine storage policies
•  Perform ongoing Virtual SAN management tasks
•  Outline the tasks for upgrading to Virtual SAN 6.2
•  Use the Virtual SAN health service to monitor health and performance
•  Monitor Virtual SAN with VMware ESXi commands and the Ruby vSphere Console
•  Configure a stretched cluster and observe failover scenarios
•  Describe Virtual SAN interoperability with VMware vSphere and other products
•  Plan and design a Virtual SAN cluster


This course requires completion of one of the following prerequisites:
•  Storage administration experience on block or file storage devices
•  Understanding of concepts presented in the VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6] course

Experience with working at the command line is helpful.

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 Web Client
•  Create and manage VMware vCenter Server objects, such as data centers, clusters, hosts, and virtual 
•  Create and modify a standard switch
•  Connect an 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 the VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6] course before enrolling in VMware Virtual SAN: Deploy and Manage.

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