VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting [v7.0]

This course provides you with the advanced knowledge, skills, and abilities to achieve competence in troubleshooting the VMware vSphere® 7.x environment. This workshop increases your skill and competence in using the command-line interface, VMware vSphere® Client™, log files, and other tools to analyze and solve problems

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Learning Objectives

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

  • Introduce troubleshooting principles and procedures
  • Practice Linux commands that aid in the troubleshooting process
  • Use command-line interfaces, log files, and the vSphere Client to diagnose and resolve problems in the vSphere environment
  • Explain the purpose of key vSphere log files
  • Identify networking problems based on reported symptoms, validate and troubleshoot the reported problem, identify the root cause and implement the appropriate resolution
  • Analyze storage failure scenarios using a logical troubleshooting methodology, identify the root cause, and apply the appropriate resolution to resolve the problem
  • Troubleshoot vSphere cluster failure scenarios and analyze possible causes
  • Diagnose common VMware vSphere® High Availability problems and provide solutions
  • Identify and validate VMware ESXi™ host and VMware vCenter Server® problems, analyze failure scenarios, and select the correct resolution
  • Troubleshoot virtual machine problems, including migration problems, snapshot problems, and connection problems
  • Troubleshoot performance problems with vSphere components

     

    Course Details

    Course Outline

    1 - Course Introduction
  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
  • 2 - Introduction to Troubleshooting
  • Define the scope of troubleshooting
  • Use a structured approach to solve configuration and operational problems
  • Apply a troubleshooting methodology to logically diagnose faults and improve troubleshooting efficiency
  • 3 - Troubleshooting Tools
  • Use command-line tools (such as Linux commands, vSphere CLI, ESXCLI) to identify and troubleshoot vSphere problems
  • Identify important vSphere log files and interpret the log file contents
  • 4 - Troubleshooting Virtual Networking
  • Analyze and resolve standard switch and distributed switch problems
  • Analyze virtual machine connectivity problems and fix them
  • Examine common management network connectivity problems and restore configurations
  • 5 - Troubleshooting Storage
  • Troubleshoot and resolve storage (iSCSI, NFS, and VMware vSphere® VMFS) connectivity and configuration problems
  • Analyze and resolve common VM snapshot problems
  • Identify multipathing-related problems, including common causes of permanent device loss (PDL) and all paths down (APD) events and resolve these problems
  • 6 - Troubleshooting vSphere Clusters
  • Identify and recover from problems related to vSphere HA
  • Analyze and resolve VMware vSphere® vMotion® configuration and operational problems
  • Analyze and resolve common VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™ problems
  • 7 - Troubleshooting Virtual Machines
  • Identify possible causes and resolve virtual machine power-on problems
  • Troubleshoot virtual machine connection state problems
  • Resolve problems seen during VMware Tools™ installations
  • 8 - Troubleshooting vCenter Server and ESXi
  • Analyze and fix problems with vCenter Server services
  • Analyze and fix vCenter Server database problems
  • Examine ESXi host and vCenter Server failure scenarios and resolve the problems
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

    System administrators

    System integrators

    Prerequisites

    VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting [v7.0]

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