Simple play icon Course

vSphere 6.5 Foundations: Configure vSphere Networking

by David Davis

This is the third course in our eight course vSphere 6.5 Foundations series. This course will teach you the foundations of vSphere networking as well as how to configure vSphere standard switches (vSS) and vSphere Distributed Switches (vDS).

What you'll learn

The vSphere virtual network is the virtual version of the traditional physical network. This course, vSphere 6.5 Foundations: Configure vSphere Networking, you'll first explore how the vSphere virtual network is the virtual network that connects all virtual machines together. Next, you'll discover how the vSphere virtual network connects those virtual machines to the physical network. Finally, you'll learn how VMware administrators need to know how to add, remove, and configure vSphere virtual switches, port groups, virtual ports, uplinks, policies, and capabilities in order to be able to successfully administer any VMware vSphere virtual infrastructure. By the end of the course you'll know everything you need to know for configuring vSphere networking for the vSphere Foundations exam

Table of contents


About the author

David has authored over 100 courses for around enterprise data center technologies such as cloud computing, virtualization, and (especially) VMware vSphere. He is a partner at where he creates compelling enterprise technology content, moderates online events, and helps to connect some of the best-known technology companies in the industry with the end user community. With over 20 years in enterprise technology, he has served as an IT Manager, administrator, an... more

Ready to upskill? Get started