vSphere 7: Troubleshooting a vSphere Implementation

The VMware Certified Professional (or VCP) is the most popular virtualization certification in the world. Watch this hands-on course, taught by 12-time vExpert and veteran vSphere trainer - David Davis, to help you prepare for the new vSphere 7 VCP exam and gain valuable VMware vSphere administration knowledge!
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Apr 9, 2021
Duration
4h 42m
Table of contents
Course Overview
Introduction
Performing Basic Troubleshooting of ESXi and vCenter Installations
Performing Basic Troubleshooting of vSphere Networking
Performing Basic Troubleshooting of VM Operations
Identifying and Troubleshooting Basic Misconfigurations Through the GUI
Troubleshooting vCenter Server, ESXi Hosts, and Virtual Machines
Troubleshooting vSphere Storage and Network Issues
Troubleshooting vSphere Upgrades
Troubleshooting and Monitoring vSphere Performance
Troubleshooting HA and DRS Configurations
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Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Apr 9, 2021
Duration
4h 42m
Description

VMware vSphere is a powerful and advanced virtualization platform for the modern data center, but it isn't without its complexities and potential trouble. With so many enterprises virtualizing their most critical applications with vSphere, as a vSphere administrator, you must be prepared.

In this course, vSphere 7: Troubleshooting a vSphere Implementation, you'll learn how to efficiently troubleshoot any potential problems in vSphere when they occur:

  1. learn how to troubleshoot problems with ESXi and vCenter installation
  2. discover how to use VMware's knowledgebase (KB) system to fix problems with the vSphere environment, like storage and networking
  3. work with vSphere to find misconfigurations and fix issues
By the end of this course, you'll have the knowledge and skill to troubleshoot a variety of problems in vSphere 7 with efficiency and confidence.
Course FAQ
Course FAQ
What will I learn in this vSphere7 course?

In this course, you will learn how to troubleshoot any potential problems you may run into while using vSphere. Some potential issue you may run into are: installation, storage, networking, vCenter, virtual machines, vSphere High Availability, and Disributed Resource Scheduler.

Are there any prerequisites for this course?

Prerequisites for this course is an understanding of VMware vSphere.

Will this course prepare you for the vSphere VCP exam?

This course will give you the skills and knowledge to properly prepare for the new vSphere 7 VCP exam.

What is the vSphere client used for?

vSphere Client is a Windows program that is used to configure the host and to operate its virtual machines.

What is Esxtop?

Esxtop is a command-line tool that gives administrators real-time informtaion about resource usage in a vSphere environment.

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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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
My name is David Davis, and I'm honored to be your instructor for this course. I've created video training on VMware vSphere since it was called ESX Server 3, back when I implemented it in a production data center and simply fell in love with virtualization technology. VMware vSphere powers the majority of the on‑premises data centers in the world today. And vSphere administrators are highly sought after in the job market. With the launch of vSphere 7, VMware has unleashed a tremendous amount of innovation, so it's a great time to be learning vSphere. By the end of this course, you will have learned how to efficiently troubleshoot any potential problems in vSphere when they occur. You'll discover how to troubleshoot installation, storage, networking, vCenter, virtual machines, vSphere High Availability, and Distributed Resource Scheduler. You'll also learn how to use the vSphere Client, vRealize Operations, and esxtop to troubleshoot performance issues based on critical performance metrics. By the end of this course, you'll have the knowledge and skill to troubleshoot a variety of problems in vSphere 7 with efficiency and confidence. So buckle up, grab a beverage, and join me on this adventure into VMware vSphere 7 troubleshooting.