VMware HCX: Management and Operations

Duration: 4 Days (32 Hours)

VMware HCX: Management and Operations Course Overview:

Enroll in the four-day course focused on managing and migrating virtual machines using VMware HCX®. This comprehensive training program provides you with the knowledge and practical exercises necessary to effectively configure and manage VMware HCX for virtual machine migration.

Throughout the course, you will learn the key concepts and techniques for configuring and managing VMware HCX. The curriculum covers topics such as HCX architecture, deployment models, network and security configuration, and best practices for virtual machine migration. Through hands-on exercises, you will gain practical experience in using VMware HCX to migrate virtual machines seamlessly.

By the end of the course, you will have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to confidently manage VMware HCX and successfully migrate virtual machines. Whether you are a system administrator or IT professional responsible for virtual machine migration, this course will equip you with the necessary expertise to accomplish the task efficiently.

Enrolling in this course will provide you with the tools and techniques to effectively utilize VMware HCX for virtual machine migration. You will gain a deeper understanding of HCX configuration and management, allowing you to streamline the migration process and optimize your virtual machine environment.

Take the next step in your career and enroll today to enhance your skills in managing and migrating virtual machines using VMware HCX. Gain the knowledge and confidence to successfully execute virtual machine migrations and leverage the benefits of VMware HCX in your organization’s virtual infrastructure.

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
•  Describe core VMware HCX use cases and common triggers for mobility
•  Describe the core components and features of VMware HCX
•  Describe a real-life example of a VMware HCX project
•  Identify all major Cloud Providers offering and supporting VMware HCX
•  Describe the features of VMware HCX services
•  Explain the different deployment types for VMware HCX and choose the correct components to deploy for
a particular use case
•  Understand the resource, network, and VMware ESXi™ and VMware vCenter® requirements for VMware
•  Install and configure VMware HCX
•  Understand, deploy, and manage the HCX Service Mesh
•  Understand Network Extension and Traffic Engineering
•  Create Network Extension and enable Mobility Optimized Networking
•  Understand WAN Optimization
•  Understand the different migration types and be able to choose the best one for different applications and
•  Incorporate VMware HCX into a disaster recovery strategy
•  Design a VMware HCX deployment for different use cases
•  Manage the lifecycle of VMware HCX

Intended Audience:

•  System administrators
•  System engineers
•  Migration engineers
•  Migration architects

Course Introduction

•  Introductions and course logistics
•  Course objectives

•  Describe workload mobility challenges that VMware HCX addresses
•  Recognize use cases for VMware HCX
•  Identify all major Cloud providers offering and supporting VMware HCX

•  Describe the functions of VMware HCX components
•  Recognize the services provided by VMware HCX
•  Recognize when to use different deployment types for VMware HCX
•  Be able to choose which components to install and configure for a different VMware HCX service

•  Identify the resource, network, and ESXi/VMware vCenter server requirements for VMware HCX
•  Understand the VMware vCenter user roles and access requirements
•  Describe the installation workflow
•  Install, activate, and configure VMware HCX manager
•  Understand the compute and network profile requirements for VMware HCX and its services
•  Create site pair, compute, and network profiles
•  Describe and manage the HCX Service Mesh
•  Create and configure a HCX Service Mesh

•  Describe network extension use case and benefits
•  Compare the HCX-Network extension service with other solutions
•  Examine Network Extension capabilities and topology
•  Create a Network Extension
•  Describe network traffic packet flow
•  Describe Mobility Optimized Networking
•  Enable Mobility Optimized Networking
•  Describe the TCP Flow Conditioning and Application path resiliency feature of VMware HCX
•  Recognize the key benefits of TCP flow conditioning and Application path resiliency
•  Describe WAN optimization

•  Describe different migration types
•  Recognize the limitation of each migration method and consideration when planning a migration
•  Understand Bulk and Replication Assisted VMware HCX® vMotion® migration methods
•  Migrate a VM using Bulk migration
•  Describe cold and vMotion migration method
•  Migrate a VM using HCX vMotion migration
•  Examine non VMware vSphere® workload migration
•  Migrate a VM using an OS assisted migration method

•  Examine disaster recovery concepts
•  Describe disaster recovery networks
•  Plan and create disaster recovery networks
•  Describe VM protection operations
•  Protect, recover, and test recovery and reverse replication of a VM
•  Understand VMware HCX and SRM integration and value

•  Backup and restore the VMware HCX manager
•  Locate and access VMware HCX logs
•  Troubleshoot VMware HCX
•  Plan for VMware HCX manager and component updates

•  Design a VMware HCX deployment
•  Choose workload mobility methods for the migration
•  Discuss customer requirements and proposed design
•  Discuss components, services, and migration methods for the scenario

This course has the following required prerequisites:
•  VMware NSX-T: Install, Configure, Manage [V3.0] or equivalent strong networking experience
•  VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage (v7)
•  Disaster recovery and business continuity fundamentals

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This course comes with following benefits:

  • Practice Labs.
  • Get Trained by Certified Trainers.
  • Access to the recordings of your class sessions for 90 days.
  • Digital courseware
  • Experience 24*7 learner support.

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