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VMware vSphere® 6 Data Center Virtualization (VCP6-DCV)

Authors: Greg Shields, Josh Coen

Already mastered the skills specific to vSphere 6 Foundations? Time to graduate to vSphere 6 Data Center Virtualization (VCP6-DCV)! The following courses will help you get ready... Read more

VMware vSphere® 6 Data Center Virtualization (VCP6-DCV)

This series builds upon concepts introduced in vSphere 6 Foundations and focuses on successfully deploying and managing scalable vSphere environments.

1

vSphere 6 Data Center: Introduction

by Greg Shields

Aug 20, 2015 / 48m

Intermediate • 48m

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Description

This course is the first in a Learning Path of eleven courses that cover VMware vSphere 6 and objectives for the VCP6-DCV certification. Courses in this Learning Path follow directly after those in the vSphere 6 Foundations Learning Path. This course introduces vSphere 6, the VCP6-DCV exam, and the environment you can build to follow along with the demonstrations in each of the courses to follow.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction
    26m 37s
  2. Building Your vSphere 6 Environment
    21m 36s
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vSphere 6 Data Center: Configure and Administer Security

by Greg Shields

Aug 20, 2015 / 2h 44m

Intermediate • 2h 44m

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Description

This course is the second in a Learning Path of eleven courses that cover VMware vSphere 6 and objectives for the VCP6-DCV certification. Courses in this Learning Path follow directly after those in the vSphere 6 Foundations Learning Path. This course discusses how to configure and administer role-based access control, secure ESXi, vCenter Server, and vSphere Virtual Machines, and enable SSO and Active Directory Integration.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction
    6m 36s
  2. Configure and Administer Role-based Access Control
    32m 52s
  3. Secure ESXi, vCenter Server, and vSphere Virtual Machines
    1h 14m 9s
  4. Enable SSO and Active Directory Integration
    50m 32s
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vSphere 6 Data Center: Configure Advanced Networking

by Greg Shields

Aug 20, 2015 / 2h 12m

Intermediate • 2h 12m

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This course is the third in a Learning Path of eleven courses that cover VMware vSphere 6 and objectives for the VCP6-DCV certification. Courses in this Learning Path follow directly after those in the vSphere 6 Foundations Learning Path. This course discusses how to configure advanced policies and verify network virtualization implementation, and configure vSS and vDS policies.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction
    11m 50s
  2. Configure Advanced Policies and Verify Network Virtualization Implementation
    1h 8m 13s
  3. Configure vSS and vDS Policies
    52m 51s
4

vSphere 6 Data Center: Configure Advanced Storage

by Greg Shields

Aug 28, 2015 / 4h 38m

Intermediate • 4h 38m

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This course is the fourth in a Learning Path of eleven courses that cover VMware vSphere 6 and objectives for the VCP6-DCV certification. Courses in this Learning Path follow directly after those in the vSphere 6 Foundations Learning Path. This course discusses how to manage vSphere storage virtualization, configure vSphere storage multi-pathing and failover, perform advanced VMFS and NFS configurations and upgrades, and configure software-defined storage.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction
    11m 21s
  2. Manage vSphere Storage Virtualization
    1h 14m 2s
  3. Configure vSphere Storage Multi-pathing and Failover
    1h 9m 36s
  4. Perform Advanced VMFS and NFS Configurations and Upgrades
    1h 11m 10s
  5. Configure Software-defined Storage
    52m 15s
5

vSphere 6 Data Center: Administer and Manage Resources

by Greg Shields

Sep 9, 2015 / 1h 40m

Intermediate • 1h 40m

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This course is the fifth in a Learning Path of eleven courses that cover VMware vSphere 6 and objectives for the VCP6-DCV certification. Courses in this Learning Path follow directly after those in the vSphere 6 Foundations Learning Path. This course discusses how to configure advanced/multilevel resource pools, configure Network I/O Control (NIOC), and configure Storage I/O Control (SIOC).

Table of contents
  1. Introduction
    5m 41s
  2. Configure Advanced/Multilevel Resource Pools
    58m 48s
  3. Configure Network I/O Control
    16m 23s
  4. Setup Configure Storage I/O Control
    19m 33s
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vSphere 6 Data Center: Configure Availability Solutions

by Greg Shields

Oct 6, 2015 / 1h 48m

Intermediate • 1h 48m

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This course is the sixth in a Learning Path of eleven courses that cover VMware vSphere 6 and objectives for the VCP6-DCV certification. Courses in this Learning Path follow directly after those in the vSphere 6 Foundations Learning Path. This course discusses how to configure advanced vSphere HA (high availability) and advanced vSphere DRS (distributed resource scheduler) features.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction
    6m 26s
  2. Configure Advanced vSphere HA Features
    52m 4s
  3. Configure Advanced vSphere DRS Features
    49m 57s
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vSphere 6 Data Center: Deploy and Consolidate a vSphere Datacenter

by Greg Shields

Oct 22, 2015 / 3h 22m

Intermediate • 3h 22m

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This course is the seventh of eleven courses in a Learning Path that covers VMware vSphere 6 and objectives for the VCP6-DCV certification. Courses in this Learning Path follow directly after those in the vSphere 6 Foundations Learning Path. This course discusses how to consolidate physical workloads using VMware Converter, customize Host Profile settings, and deploy ESXi hosts using Auto Deploy.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction
    7m 47s
  2. Consolidate Physical Workloads Using VMware Converter
    39m 24s
  3. Customize Host Profile Settings
    1h 2m 49s
  4. Deploy ESXi Hosts Using Auto Deploy
    1h 32m 10s
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vSphere 6 Data Center: Administer and Manage Virtual Machines

by Greg Shields

Nov 3, 2015 / 2h 26m

Intermediate • 2h 26m

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This course is the eighth in a Learning Path of eleven courses that cover VMware vSphere 6 and objectives for the VCP6-DCV certification. Courses in this Learning Path follow directly after those in the vSphere 6 Foundations Learning Path. This course discusses how to configure advanced vSphere virtual machine settings, create and manage a multi-site Content Library, and configure and maintain a vCloud Air connection.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction
    6m 17s
  2. Configure Advanced vSphere Virtual Machine Settings
    53m 5s
  3. Create and Manage a Multi-site Content Library
    27m 22s
  4. Configure and Maintain a vCloud Air Connection
    1h 12s
9

vSphere 6 Data Center: Backup and Recover a vSphere Deployment

by Greg Shields

Nov 25, 2015 / 2h

Intermediate • 2h

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This course is the ninth in a Learning Path of eleven courses that cover VMware vSphere 6 and objectives for the VCP6-DCV certification. Courses in this Learning Path follow directly after those in the vSphere 6 Foundations Learning Path. This course discusses how to configure and administer a vSphere backup and restore solution, as well as configure and administer a vSphere replication solution.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction
    4m 47s
  2. Configure and Administer a vSphere Backup and Restore Solution
    53m 44s
  3. Configure and Administer a vSphere Replication Solution
    1h 1m 38s
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vSphere 6 Data Center: Troubleshoot a vSphere Deployment

by Greg Shields

Dec 31, 2015 / 2h 51m

Intermediate • 2h 51m

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This course is the tenth in a Learning Path of eleven courses that covers VMware vSphere 6 and objectives for the VCP6-DCV certification. Courses in this Learning Path follow directly after those in the vSphere 6 Foundations Learning Path. This course discusses how to troubleshoot vCenter Server, ESXi hosts, and virtual machines, troubleshoot vSphere storage and network issues, troubleshoot vSphere upgrades, troubleshoot and monitor vSphere performance, and troubleshoot HA and DRS configurations.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction
    5m 58s
  2. Troubleshoot vCenter Server, ESXi Hosts, and Virtual Machines
    41m 4s
  3. Troubleshoot vSphere Storage and Network Issues
    38m 5s
  4. Troubleshoot vSphere Upgrades
    20m 52s
  5. Troubleshoot and Monitor vSphere Performance
    49m 2s
  6. Troubleshoot HA and DRS Configurations
    16m 30s
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vSphere 6 Data Center: Upgrade a vSphere Deployment

by Greg Shields

Dec 31, 2015 / 1h 35m

Intermediate • 1h 35m

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This course is the eleventh in a Learning Path of eleven courses that covers VMware vSphere 6 and objectives for the VCP6-DCV certification. Courses in this Learning Path follow directly after those in the vSphere 6 Foundations Learning Path. This course discusses how to perform ESXi host and virtual machine updates and upgrades, as well as perform vCenter Server upgrades.

Table of contents
  1. Introduction
    4m 46s
  2. Perform ESXi Host and Virtual Machine Updates
    40m 31s
  3. Perform ESXi Host and Virtual Machine Upgrades
    16m 32s
  4. Perform vCenter Server Upgrades
    33m 28s
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What's New in vSphere 6.5

by Josh Coen

Mar 9, 2017 / 2h 9m

Intermediate • 2h 9m

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The pace at which technology is evolving in today's marketplace can be overwhelming. VMware vSphere is no exception to this paradigm. With each new release of vSphere, both major and minor releases, existing features are enhanced, new features are released, and trying to keep up with all of it can be challenging, especially during the major release cycles. In this course, What's New in vSphere 6.5, you'll be introduced and walked through all the major enhancements and features to vSphere. First, you'll learn about the new features in vCenter and VMware HA and DRS, both of which bring major improvements. Next you'll discover what's new and exciting with vSphere Storage, which include enhancements made to vSAN. Finally, you'll learn about what's new with VMware Update Manager and vSphere Security, both bringing long awaited feature requests into fruition. Once you complete the course, you'll be completely up-to-speed on all major features introduced and enhanced in vSphere 6.5.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
    1m 18s
  2. What's New in VMware vCenter?
    35m 41s
  3. What's New with VMware DRS and HA?
    32m 47s
  4. What's New with vSphere Storage?
    25m 33s
  5. What's New in vSphere Update Manager?
    22m 46s
  6. What's New in vSphere Security?
    10m 58s

What you will learn

  • How to navigate VM infrastructure
  • How to use VM Workstation
  • How to configure advanced policies and verify network virtualization implementation
  • How to configure vSS and vDS policies
  • How to secure ESXi, vCenter Server, and vSphere VMs
  • How to enable SSO and Active Directory Integration
  • How to configure advanced/multilevel resource pools, Network I/O Control, and Storage I/O Control
  • How to manage vSphere storage virtualization
  • How to configure vSphere storage multi-pathing and failover
  • How to consolidate physical workloads using VMware Converter
  • How to configure advanced vSphere HA features and advanced vSphere DRS features.
  • How to configure advanced virtual machine settings and manage a multi-site Content Library
  • How to troubleshoot and monitor vSphere performance
  • How to perform updates and upgrades
  • How to configure and administer a vSphere backup and restore solution

Knowledge is power

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