Learning VMware vSphere 7 ESXi and vCenter Administration

What is VMware, What are the Benefits, and How to use it!
Learning VMware vSphere 7 ESXi and vCenter Administration
File Size :
4.09 GB
Total length :
6h 38m



Emilio Aguero


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Learning VMware vSphere 7 ESXi and vCenter Administration

What you’ll learn

Learn what VMware vSphere, ESXi and vCenter are
How to Install and Configure the various VMware Components
How to Build and Setup Virtual Machines (VM)
How to configure great vCenter features such as vMotion, DRS and HA
How to configure the Network and Storage components of VMware
…and Lots Lots more.

Learning VMware vSphere 7 ESXi and vCenter Administration


Understading of basic IT Administration and Support
Basic understanding of what a Computer Network is


Complete VMWare vSphere ESXi and vCenter AdministrationOverview – In this course we’ll give you an overview of VMware, discussing how to setup VMware vSphere, including ESXi and vCenter. We’ll also talk about how you can start setting up and building your own VM’s!This course will give the necessary skills to get started and will also act as a valuable reference for your continued VMware learning. If you are new to IT or have been in Technologies for sometime, this course will give you the foundation that you need to either get that IT job, get promoted or improve your existing Tech skillset specifically around the VMware vSphere environment.In this course we’ll cover — What is VMware.- What is vCenter, ESXi and how to use them- How to install, setup and configure your own VMware environment- How to build, configure and manage Virtual Machines (VM’s)- How to troubleshoot your environment** This course is aimed at VMware vSphere 7 administration, however is also relevant to earlier versions of VMware vSphere including v6.7 and v6.5, so videos are spread across versions with all features being available in the newest v7. Do I need to be an expert?No, this course is designed for people who may be starting out in technology, those who are already familiar certain infrastructure technology and those who want to learn more about Virtualization technology, specifically VMware. It’ll provide an essential foundation for anyone wanting to learn and become more proficient in VMware.Why this course?This course will be easy to understand, and will give you an overview of the necessary IT Server skills that you need to know.Want to become a VMware, Virtualization or Systems Administrator? Already in IT? It’s essential that you understand the VMware virtualization technology. VMware is used extensively by many companies, small, medium and large, so getting a good understanding of VMware will greatly assist you in your IT career!


Section 1: Introduction to this Video Course and VMware

Lecture 1 Intro | What is VMware, ESXi, vCenter

Section 2: VMware ESXi Install and Setup

Lecture 2 Downloading VMware ESXi

Lecture 3 Installing and Configuring VMware ESXi

Lecture 4 Post Build – ESXi Overview

Lecture 5 Configuring an VMware ESXi Host – Best Practices

Lecture 6 Assigning a License to an ESXi Host

Lecture 7 Adding an ISO to a Datastore

Lecture 8 Configure a Virtual Standard Switch (vSwitch basics)

Lecture 9 Setting the NTP Time against an ESXi Host

Lecture 10 Maintenance Mode on ESXi Host

Section 3: Building and Setting up a VM

Lecture 11 Intro to Building a VM

Lecture 12 Building a VM

Lecture 13 Console – How to Login to a VM

Lecture 14 Installing and Upgrading VMware Tools

Lecture 15 VM Changes, Updates, Amendments

Lecture 16 Building a Windows Server VM (Optional)

Lecture 17 Building a Linux Ubuntu Server VM (Optional)

Section 4: VMware Storage

Lecture 18 Storage and Datastores

Lecture 19 Disk Types – Thin vs Thick

Lecture 20 Setting up NFS or iSCSI storage on a NAS and connecting it to vSphere

Section 5: VMware vCenter

Lecture 21 Downloading VMware vCenter

Lecture 22 Setting up VMware vCenter

Lecture 23 vCenter GUI Guide

Lecture 24 vCenter Overview + Adding ESXi Host

Lecture 25 Moving ESXi host between clusters in vCentre

Lecture 26 Intro to vMotion – What is it?

Lecture 27 Setup of Migration + vMotion + EVC

Lecture 28 Intro to DRS (Distributed Resource Scheduler)

Lecture 29 DRS and Affinity Rules – Setup and Use

Lecture 30 High Availability (HA) + Fault Tolerance (FT)

Lecture 31 Permissions, Security and AD

Lecture 32 Reviewing VMware Logs, Alerts and Performance

Section 6: Networking

Lecture 33 Virtual vSwitches + VMkernel Ports

Section 7: Further Config and Tips

Lecture 34 VMware Hardware Version Compatibility

Lecture 35 VM Snapshots

Lecture 36 Backup and Recovery plan for VMs (Synology Active Backup for Business)

Lecture 37 Creating a VM template

Lecture 38 How many VM’s per Host??

Lecture 39 Auto Start + Auto Shutdown a VM

Lecture 40 Cloning / Copying a VM

Lecture 41 Adding CPU & RAM to an running VM, without shutdown

Section 8: Troubleshooting

Lecture 42 Enabling SSH from vSphere and logging into the CLI

Lecture 43 How to identify which Physical NIC a VM is using

Lecture 44 How to monitor Storage performance on Host

Lecture 45 Enabling SSH from the backend ESXi console (not vSphere)

Lecture 46 How to Remove an Invalid (Broken) VM

Section 9: Final Thoughts

Lecture 47 Summary

IT Support Administrators,Systems Adminstrators and Engineers,IT Managers,IT Graduates,IT Technicians

Course Information:

Udemy | English | 6h 38m | 4.09 GB
Created by: Emilio Aguero

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