• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

VMware vSphere virtualization provides amazing high availability, resource utilization, scalability, and cost benefits. This course covers these benefits, basic VMware infrastructure, and licensing levels needed for particular features.

Learning Objectives

Understanding vSphere Virtualization

  • start the course
  • describe the benefits of using server virtualization and VMware vSphere 6.5
  • differentiate between type I and type II hypervisors, and describe VMware ESXi
  • describe hosts and VMs in a virtualization environment
  • describe the features and functionality of VMware vSphere 6 vCenter Server
  • describe the advantages and features available when ESXi hosts are configured as a cluster using vCenter Server
  • identify the required and optional components that will be used to create an integrated vSphere environment
  • describe the VMware vSphere 6.5 essentials and essentials plus license feature sets
  • describe the VMware vSphere 6.5 standard license feature set
  • describe the features enabled in VMware vSphere 6.5 with the enterprise plus licenses
  • describe features offered by VMware vSphere 6.5 support and services licenses

Practice: Choosing a vSphere 6.5 License

  • choose the correct license based on datacenter needs

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.