VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting Workshop (V6.0)

In the hands-on VMware vSphere Troubleshooting Workshop [V6.0], you will receive advanced knowledge, skills, and abilities to achieve competence in troubleshooting the VMware vSphere 6 environment. This workshop increases your skill and competence in using the command-line interface, VMware vSphere Web Client, VMware vRealize Log Insight, and other tools to analyze and solve problems. This workshop is based on VMware ESXi 6 and VMware vCenter Server 6.

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About this Course

In the hands-on VMware vSphere Troubleshooting Workshop [V6.0], you will receive advanced knowledge, skills, and abilities to achieve competence in troubleshooting the VMware vSphere 6 environment. This workshop increases your skill and competence in using the command-line interface, VMware vSphere Web Client, VMware vRealize Log Insight, and other tools to analyze and solve problems. This workshop is based on VMware ESXi 6 and VMware vCenter Server 6.

Audience Profile

  • System administrators
  • System integrators

At Course Completion

By the end of the course, you should gain an understanding of the functionality in vSphere 5.5 and be able to meet the following objectives:

  • Use the VMware vSphere® Web Client, the command-line interface, and log files to diagnose and correct problems in vSphere
  • Configure SSL certificates
  • Troubleshoot networking issues
  • Troubleshoot storage issues
  • Troubleshoot vCenter Server issues
  • Troubleshoot ESXi host issues
  • Troubleshoot vSphere cluster issues
  • Troubleshoot VMware vSphere® vMotion® issues
  • Troubleshoot virtual machine issues

Prerequisites

Before attending this course, you must have:

  • Completed of one of the following:
    • VMware Certified Professional 6 – Data Center Virtualization (VCP6-DCV)
    • VMware vSphere: Fast Track [V6]
    • VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V6]
  • Equivalent knowledge and administration experience with ESXi and vCenter Server
  • Experience in working with a command-line interface is highly recommended.

Course Outline

Module 1: Course Introduction

  • Understand the course objectives
  • Understand the scope and topics covered by the course
  • Become familiar with online technical resources
  • Become familiar with the VMware education system and certification tracks

Module 2: Introduction to Troubleshooting

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

Module 3: Troubleshooting Tools

  • Use command-line tools to identify and troubleshoot problems
  • Use VMware vSphere Management Assistant
  • Find and interpret important log files
  • Export relevant log files for technical support
  • Use vRealize Log Insight for log aggregation and problem analysis
  • Use vRealize Log Insight for efficient log search

Module 4: Networking

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

Module 5: Storage

  • Troubleshoot storage (iSCSI, NFS, VMware vSphere VMFS, and VMware Virtual SAN) connectivity problems
  • Analyze hardware malfunction and software misconfiguration scenarios
  • Identify multipathing related issues, including PDL and APD
  • Analyze possible causes, recover from the faulty conditions, and restore storage visibility

Module 6: vSphere Clusters

  • Identify and recover from issues related to vSphere HA
  • Analyze and troubleshoot various types of vSphere vMotion issues 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

Module 7: vCenter Server and ESXi

  • Understand the vCenter Server and VMware Platform Services Controller architecture in vSphere 6
  • Identify and resolve authentication issues
  • Troubleshoot VMware Certificate Authority and certificate store issues
  • Analyze and fix vCenter Server services issues
  • Examine ESXi host and vCenter Server failure scenarios and resolve the issues

Module 8: Virtual Machines

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


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