• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Troubleshooting VMware vSphere 6.5 is aided by monitoring tools, host profiles, and storage policies. In this course, you will learn how to use the monitoring tools and configure host profiles and storage policies.

Learning Objectives

Monitoring and Reporting

  • start the course
  • describe how performance charts offer a real-time look into hardware utilization within a VMware virtualized environment
  • use event results to identify potential issues within a VMware virtualized environment
  • identify how hardware status results help identify potential issues with host hardware
  • find and identify information in vSphere-based logs
  • create VMware tags to more efficiently find and filter datacenter content

Alarms and Scheduled Tasks

  • describe characteristics of alarms and tasks within VMware vSphere 6.5
  • configure alarms within VMware vSphere 6.5
  • identify best practices for responding to alarms within VMware vSphere 6.5
  • configure scheduled tasks to help with maintenance within a VMware virtualized environment

Profiles and Policies

  • describe the purpose of host profiles in VMware vSphere 6.5
  • create a host profile in VMware vSphere 6.5
  • perform host profile remediation in vSphere to bring profiles into compliance
  • use storage policies to identify correct storage solutions for VM files

Practice: Implementing Monitoring

  • create alarms and scheduled tasks using the vSphere Web Client

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Systems Administration