• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Virtual machine management is all about defining and redefining the resources needed for a particular instance. This course covers virtual machine creation and management, and best practices for VMs in a VMware vSphere 6.5 environment.

Learning Objectives

Perform Virtual Machine Management

  • start the course
  • describe a VMware virtual machine both conceptually and in terms of file structure
  • describe VM hardware versions in VMware vSphere 6.5
  • add or remove VM hardware resources such as network interfaces, RAM, and CPUs
  • apply shares, limits, and reservations based on VM resource needs
  • work with virtual machine templates in VMware vSphere 6.5
  • create and manage virtual machine snapshots in VMware vSphere 6.5
  • manually migrate a VMware vSphere 6.5 virtual machine between hosts
  • use the vCenter Server vMotion tool to migrate VMs between hosts
  • use the vCenter Server storage vMotion tool to migrate VM files between datastores
  • use VMware Tools to manage virtual machines in VMware vSphere 6.5
  • use the controls in vCenter to power off, shut down, or suspend VMs running on an ESXi host
  • identify the purpose and implement VM Secure Boot

Practice: Using vSphere vMotion

  • correctly migrate a running VM between ESXi hosts 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