vSphere 7: Installing and Configuring vCenter Server and ESXi Hosts

by David Davis

In this course, you’ll learn the vSphere architecture, vSphere editions, how to download and install ESXi and the vCenter Server Appliance (vCSA), how to perform initial configurations, and how to automate the entire deployment of ESXi using Auto Deploy.

What you'll learn

VMware vSphere powers the majority of the on-premises datacenters in the world today, and vSphere administrators are highly sought-after in the job market. The VMware Certified Professional (or VCP) is the most popular virtualization certification in the world. In this course, vSphere 7: Installing and Configuring vCenter Server and ESXi Hosts, you’ll learn all about the new vSphere 7. First, you'll explore the vSphere architecture and vSphere editions. Next, you'll learn how to download and install ESXi and the vCenter Server Appliance (vCSA). Finally, you'll discover how to perform initial configurations, and how to automate the entire deployment of ESXi using Auto Deploy. By the end of this course you'll know everything you need to know about getting vSphere 7 up and running.

Table of contents

Course Overview
1min
Conclusion
1min

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. He is a partner at ActualTechMedia.com 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, and... more

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