Best of vSphere 4.1 for vNerds

Learn how to use the best new features in VMware vSphere 4.1.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Aug 30, 2010
Duration
3h 14m
Table of contents
Introduction to Best of vSphere 4.1 for vNerds
Overview of vSphere 4.1 New Features
New vSphere 4.1 Windows Active Directory Authentication
Using Storage I/O Control (SIOC) in vSphere 4.1
Importing Hyper-V VMs with vSphere 4.1
Configuring vSphere 4.1 VM to Host DRS Affinity Rules
Understanding Memory Compression in vSphere 4.1
Power Consumption Graphing and Control in vSphere 4.1
New vSphere 4.1 ESXi Tech Support Mode
vSphere 4.1 ESXi Lockdown Mode
Configuring vMA as a Log Collector for ESXi Servers
Upgrading to vSphere 4.1 Overview
Upgrading to ESXi 4.1 using the CLI (vihostupdate)
Upgrading to vCenter 4.1
Upgrading to vCenter Update Manager (VUM) 4.1
Using vCenter Update Manager (VUM) to Upgrade ESX and ESXi to 4.1
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Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Aug 30, 2010
Duration
3h 14m
Description

This course dives into the best new features of VMware vSphere 4.1, including Windows Active Directory Authentication, DRS affinity rules, and ESXi Tech Support Mode and Lockdown Mode, as well as how to upgrade vCenter, ESXi and vCenter Update Manager to version 4.1. Since this course explains and demonstrates new features of VMware vSphere, to get the most out of this course, you should be familiar with virtualization fundamentals and have some experience using VMware vSphere.

About the author
About the author

David has authored over 50 courses for Pluralsight.com around enterprise data center technologies such as cloud computing, virtualization, and (especially) VMware vSphere.

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