Complete VMWare vSphere ESXi and vCenter Administration

Learn everything about virtualization administration with VMWare vSphere, VM, ESXi, vCenter, vNetwork, vStorage etc.
Complete VMWare vSphere ESXi and vCenter Administration
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4.27 GB
Total length :
11h 11m



Imran Afzal


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Complete VMWare vSphere ESXi and vCenter Administration

What you’ll learn

Students will be able to do the VMWare vSphere administration
By the end of this course you will be a professional VMWare vSphere administrator and be able to apply for IT jobs
You will be able to install and configure ESXi
You will be able to install and Configure vCenter
You will be able to create Virtual Machines
You will have great exposure to VMWare HA and DRS technology
You will be able to troubleshoot everyday vSphere related issues

Complete VMWare vSphere ESXi and vCenter Administration


Desire to learn
A computer with at least 4-8G of memory


Look no further.  You have found one of the best VMWare course on this platform.  This course includes everything you need to know about VMWare vSphere ESXi, vCenter, HA, DRS and much more…VMWare is number ONE virtualization software in corporate world and if you want to learn it you found the right course.  This is the VMWare Administration course that prepares you for corporate world and help you significantly with vSphere certifications (VCA, VCP, VCAP, VCTA 2022 Associate etc.)  If you want to start your career in VMWare and have little or no knowledge of it then I can help.    In addition to the lectures there will be quizzes, homework and hand-out material just like a live classroom training I have been teaching this exact course in a classroom environment in New York City.  Please note 70% of my students who took this course got the job in IT within months.  Imagine those who take my course only to level  up their career, how productive this training can be for them Following is the list of topics I will cover in this course:Module 1IntroductionCourse SyllabusDownload Syllabus optionModule 2What is Virtualization?How Virtualization Works?Basic Virtualization TermsBenefits of VirtualizationVirtualization Technology CompaniesDifference Between Virtualization and CloudQuiz, handouts and homeworkModule 3What is VMWare?VMWare Products (Player, ESXi, vSphere, etc.)Importance of VMWareQuiz, handouts and homeworkModule 4Lab DesignVMWare Online Lab – Virtualization 101Download and Install VMWare PlayerFirst VM on VMWare Player (Linux)Download and Install ESXi Server (Hypervisor)Configure ESXi ServerConnect to ESXi and Explore vSphere DashboardQuiz, handouts and homeworkModule 5First VM on ESXiInstall Linux OSVM ManagementUpdate ESXi hostnameInstall Windows on a VMInstall VMWare ToolsReview VMs and Modify ResourcesVM SnapshotsQuiz, handouts and homeworkModule 6Install 2nd ESXi ServerWhat is vCenter?Downloading vCenter and Installation Options (Win32 UI or OVA)Install vCenterAccessing vCenter (Flash/HTML, SSH, Console, Admin Portal)vCenter Management InterfaceCreate a Datacenter and Add ESXi ServersManaging hosts on vCenterQuiz, handouts and homeworkModule 7vCenter HomepageGetting Started and SummaryMonitorsConfigure, Permissions and Datacenters (Menu)Hosts & Clusters and VMsOther Menu OptionsQuiz, handouts and homeworkModule 8Migrating VM without VMWare cluster (Cold)vMotionVMWare ClusterHigh Availability – (Introduction)High Availability – Part 1 (Linux Installation)High Availability – Part 2 (Setup NFS)High Availability – Part 3 (Mount NFS and Migrate VMs)High Availability – Part 4 (Setup Cluster and Configure HA)Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS)Sequence of Starting and Shutting VMWare vSphere EnvironmentDatastore clustersQuiz, handouts and homeworkModule 9VM CloningVM TemplatesVM Export and Import (OVF)Organizing VMsOther Menu VM OptionsFault ToleranceAccessing vCenter through HTML5Quiz, handouts and homeworkModule 10ESXi Command Line (CLI)VMWare vCenter ConverterVMWare vRealize OperationsVMWare vRealize AutomationVMWare HorizonVMWare Community and ResourcesBonusAdditional ResourcesMany extra lectures=========================================================================Here is the testimonial from my students:Main thing about course is its simplicity and the hierarchy. Design is very good and easy which helps to understand things better.  — Akash Garg (Udemy Student)I just love the teaching ad the learning experience I am getting  — Jacob Samba (Udemy Student)The course is run very well and I really like the handouts and the homework that is assigned. The homework helps me learn and continue with the learning process even when adult life is still progressing forward.  — Thomas Rogers (Udemy Student)I genuinely look forward to additional courses in the future. This has been so informative. You hear the name oracle all the time, but this was well put in layman’s terms  — Atoofa Hasan (Classroom Student)Imran Afzal eats, breathes and sleeps IT! He really knows his stuff. I feel like he has brought me from a novice level education to masters level in a short time period. Anyone who is looking to get a job in IT should definitely take this course.  — TJ Walker (Udemy Student)


Section 1: Module 1 Introduction

Lecture 1 Introduction

Lecture 2 Syllabus Overview

Lecture 3 Download Syllabus

Lecture 4 Thank You

Section 2: Module 2: Understanding Virtualization

Lecture 5 Welcome to Module 2

Lecture 6 What is Virtualization?

Lecture 7 How Virtualization Works?

Lecture 8 Basic Virtualization Terms

Lecture 9 Benefits of Virtualization

Lecture 10 Virtualization Technology Companies

Lecture 11 Difference Between Virtualization and Cloud

Lecture 12 Module 2 – Handouts

Lecture 13 Module 2 – Homework

Section 3: Module 3: Introduction to VMWare

Lecture 14 Welcome to Module 3

Lecture 15 What is VMWare?

Lecture 16 VMWare Products (Player, ESXi, vSphere, etc.)

Lecture 17 Importance of VMWare

Lecture 18 Module 3: Handouts

Lecture 19 Module 3: Homework

Section 4: Module 4 – Download, Install and Configure VMWare (Lab Setup)

Lecture 20 Welcome to Module 4

Lecture 21 Lab Design

Lecture 22 VMWare Online Lab – Virtualization 101

Lecture 23 Download and Install VMWare Player

Lecture 24 First VM on VMWare Player (Linux)

Lecture 25 Download and Install ESXi Server (Hypervisor)

Lecture 26 Configure ESXi Server

Lecture 27 Connect to ESXi and Explore vSphere Dashboard

Lecture 28 Module 4 – Handouts

Lecture 29 Module 4 – Homework

Section 5: Module 5 – VMWare on a Single ESXi

Lecture 30 Welcome to Module 5

Lecture 31 First VM on ESXi

Lecture 32 Install Linux OS

Lecture 33 VM Management

Lecture 34 Update ESXi hostname

Lecture 35 Install Windows on a VM

Lecture 36 Install VMWare Tools

Lecture 37 Review VMs and Modify Resources

Lecture 38 VM Snapshots

Lecture 39 Module 5 – Handouts

Lecture 40 Module 5 – Homework

Section 6: Module 6 – vCenter Installation and Configuration

Lecture 41 Welcome to Module 6

Lecture 42 Install 2nd ESXi Server

Lecture 43 What is vCenter?

Lecture 44 Downloading vCenter and Installation Options (Win32 UI or OVA)

Lecture 45 Install vCenter

Lecture 46 Accessing vCenter (Flash/HTML, SSH, Console, Admin Portal)

Lecture 47 vCenter Management Interface

Lecture 48 Create a Datacenter and Add ESXi Servers

Lecture 49 Managing hosts on vCenter

Lecture 50 Module 6 – Handouts

Lecture 51 Module 6 – Homework

Section 7: Module 7 – vCenter Management

Lecture 52 Welcome to Module 7

Lecture 53 vCenter Homepage

Lecture 54 Getting Started and Summary

Lecture 55 Monitors

Lecture 56 Configure, Permissions and Datacenters (Menu)

Lecture 57 Hosts & Clusters and VMs

Lecture 58 Other Menu Options

Lecture 59 Module 7 – Handouts

Lecture 60 Module 7 – Homework

Section 8: Module 8 – Sharing Resources and vCenter Clustering

Lecture 61 Welcome to Module 8

Lecture 62 Migrating VM without VMWare cluster (Cold)

Lecture 63 vMotion

Lecture 64 VMWare Cluster

Lecture 65 High Availability – (Introduction)

Lecture 66 High Availability – Part 1 (Linux Installation)

Lecture 67 High Availability – Part 2 (Setup NFS)

Lecture 68 Setup NFS from NAS Device

Lecture 69 High Availability – Part 3 (Mount NFS and Migrate VMs)

Lecture 70 High Availability – Part 4 (Setup Cluster and Configure HA)

Lecture 71 Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS)

Lecture 72 Sequence of Starting and Shutting VMWare vSphere Environment

Lecture 73 Datastore cluster

Lecture 74 Module 8 – Handouts

Lecture 75 Module 8 – Homework

Section 9: Module 9 – VM Management on vCenter

Lecture 76 Welcome to Module 9

Lecture 77 VM Cloning

Lecture 78 VM Templates

Lecture 79 VM Export and Import (OVF)

Lecture 80 Organizing VMs

Lecture 81 Other Menu Options for VM

Lecture 82 Fault Tolerance

Lecture 83 Accessing vCenter through HTML5

Lecture 84 Module 9 – Handouts

Lecture 85 Module 9 – Homework

Section 10: Module 10 – ESXi CLI and Other VMWare Products

Lecture 86 Welcome to Module 10

Lecture 87 ESXi Command Line (CLI)

Lecture 88 VMWare vCenter Converter

Lecture 89 VMWare vRealize Operations

Lecture 90 VMWare vRealize Automation

Lecture 91 VMWare Horizon

Lecture 92 VMWare Community and Resources

Lecture 93 Congratulations

Lecture 94 Don’t Give Up!

Lecture 95 Handouts

Section 11: Additional Resources

Lecture 96 Re-cap of Virtualization

Lecture 97 What is IT?

Lecture 98 IT Components

Lecture 99 Facts about IT

Lecture 100 What is VirtualBox?

Lecture 101 Downloading and Installing Virtualbox

Lecture 102 Step by Steps Linux CentOS7 Installation

Lecture 103 Step by Steps Linux CentOS8 Installation

Lecture 104 Download and Install Putty

Lecture 105 RAID

Lecture 106 SATA and SAS

Lecture 107 Bonus

Anyone who has some prior knowledge of IT or VMWare,Anyone who wants to add a new skill to his or her profile,Anyone who wants to manage VMWare in their environment

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Udemy | English | 11h 11m | 4.27 GB
Created by: Imran Afzal

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