VMWare vSphere Troubleshooting Workshop (v6.7)

Duration: 5 Days (40 Hours)

VMWare vSphere Troubleshooting Workshop (v6.7) Course Overview:

This immersive five-day training workshop is designed to enhance your expertise in troubleshooting the VMware vSphere® 6.x environment. Through hands-on activities, you will acquire advanced knowledge, skills, and abilities to effectively diagnose and resolve issues.

Throughout the training, you will gain proficiency in utilizing various tools such as the command-line interface, VMware vSphere® Client™, and VMware vRealize® Log Insight™ to analyze and solve problems. The course emphasizes practical problem-solving techniques to ensure you can effectively troubleshoot the vSphere environment.

By the end of the training, you will have increased your skill and competence in troubleshooting the VMware vSphere® 6.x environment, enabling you to confidently handle complex challenges. Take part in this intensive workshop to enhance your troubleshooting capabilities and gain valuable insights into problem analysis and resolution.

Intended Audience :

  • System administrators
  • System integrators

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

  • Efficiently use vSphere Client, the command-line interface, and logs to diagnose and resolve problems in the
    vSphere environment
  • Introduce troubleshooting principles and procedures
  • Efficiently use VMware vSphere® Command-Line Interface to diagnose and resolve problems in the vSphere
  • Successfully troubleshoot networking problems and recover from these problems
  • Successfully troubleshoot vSphere cluster failure scenarios and analyze possible causes
  • Analyze storage failure scenarios and resolve the problems
  • Diagnose common VMware vSphere® High Availability problems and provide solutions
  • Troubleshoot problems related to virtual machine migration (VMware vSphere® vMotion®), and improve
    resource use (VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™)
  • Effectively troubleshoot VMware vCenter Server® problems
  • Identify VMware ESXi™ host problems, analyze failure scenarios, and correct them
  • Effectively troubleshoot faulty virtual machines, including installation problems, snapshot problems, and connection
    This course prepares you for the following certification:
  • VMware Certified Professional 6.5 – Data Center Virtualization (VCP6.5-DCV)

Course Introduction

• Introductions and course logistics
• Course objectives

• Identify the effects of a system problem
• Define the scope of troubleshooting
• Use a structured approach
• Discuss the principles of troubleshooting
• Follow a logical troubleshooting procedure
• Examine examples of troubleshooting

• Use command-line tools to identify and troubleshoot problems
• Use vSphere CLI
• Find and interpret important log files
• Use vRealize Log Insight for log aggregation, efficient log search, and problem analysis

• Identify the symptoms of network-related problems
• Analyze and resolve standard switch and distributed switch problems
• Analyze virtual machine connectivity problems and fix them
• Examine common management network connectivity problems and restore configurations
• Identify and prevent potential problems

• Troubleshoot storage (iSCSI, NFS, VMware vSphere® VMFS, VMware vSAN™, and VMware vSphere® Virtual Volumes™) connectivity problems
• Analyze storage-related logs
• Analyze hardware malfunction and software misconfiguration scenarios
• Identify multipathing-related problems, including permanent device loss (PDL) and all paths down (APD)
• Analyze possible causes, recover from faulty conditions, and restore storage visibility

• Identify and recover from problems related to vSphere HA
• Analyze and troubleshoot various types of vSphere vMotion problems related to virtual machine migrations
• Discuss and recover from vSphere DRS problems to achieve proper function and balanced resource use
• Examine vSphere cluster failure scenarios and possible solutions

• Analyze and resolve common virtual machine snapshot problems
• Identify possible causes and resolve virtual machine power-on problems
• Troubleshoot virtual machine connection state problems
• Resolve problems seen during VMware Tools™ installations
• Examine failure scenarios and provide solutions

• Describe the vCenter Server and VMware Platform Services Controller™ architecture in vSphere 6.x
• Identify and resolve authentication problems
• Troubleshoot VMware Certificate Authority and certificate problems
• Analyze and fix problems with vCenter Server services
• Analyze and fix vCenter Server database problems
• Identify VMware vCenter Server® High Availability problems
• Examine ESXi host and vCenter Server failure scenarios and resolve the problems

This course requires completion of any one of the following prerequisites:

  • VMware Certified Professional 6.5 – Data Center Virtualization (VCP6.5-DCV)
  • VMware vSphere: Fast Track [V6.5]
  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.7]
  • Equivalent knowledge and administration experience with ESXi and vCenter Server

Experience in working with a command-line interface is highly recommended, as is completion of VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V6.7].

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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.
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  • Experience 24*7 learner support.

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