VMWare IT Academy Class Descriptions

VMware Certified Professional 6 – Data Center Virtualization (VCP6-DCV)

The VMware Certified Professional 6 curriculum promotes this industry-recognized certification and validates that students know how to administer and troubleshoot vSphere V6 infrastructures. The curriculum consists of two courses. These include:

  • VMWARE VSPHERE: INSTALL, CONFIGURE, & MANAGE (ICM) 6.5
  • VMWARE VSPHERE: OPTIMIZE & SCALE (O&S)

VMware vSphere: ICM 6.5

Learn fundamentals of installing, configuring, and managing VMware vSphere® 6.5, which includes VMware ESXi™ 6.5 and VMware vCenter Server™ 6.5.

With the VMware vSphere: ICM 6.5 curriculum, students will be able to:

  • Describe the software-defined data center
  • deploy an ESXi host and create virtual machines
  • Describe vCenter Server architecture
  • Deploy a vCenter Server instance or VMware vCenter Server™ Appliance™
  • Use vCenter Server to manage an ESXi host
  • Configure and manage vSphere infrastructure with VMware vSphere® Client™ and VMware vSphere® Web Client
  • Configure virtual networks with vSphere standard switches
  • Use vCenter Server to manage various types of host storage: VMware vSphere® VMFS, NFS, virtual SAN, and Virtual Volumes
  • Manage virtual machines, templates, clones, and snapshots
  • Create a vApp
  • Describe and use the content library
  • Migrate virtual machines with VMware vSphere® vMotion®
  • Use VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion® to migrate virtual machine storage
  • Monitor resource usage and manage resource pools
  • Use VMware vRealize™ Operations Manager™ to identify and solve issues through analytics and alerts
  • Manage VMware vSphere® High Availability and VMware vSphere® Fault Tolerance
  • Use VMware vSphere® Replication™ and VMware vSphere® Data Protection™ to replicate virtual machines and perform data recovery
  • Use VMware vSphere® Distributed Resource Scheduler™ clusters to improve host scalability
  • Use vSphere distributed switches to improve network scalability
  • Use VMware vSphere® Update Manager™ to apply patches and perform basic troubleshooting of ESXi hosts, virtual machines, and vCenter Server operations

VMware vSphere: O&S

Learn advanced skills for configuring and maintaining a highly available and scalable virtual infrastructure

With the VMware vSphere: O&S curriculum, students will be able to:

  • Configure and mange ESXi networking and storage for a large and sophisticated enterprise
  • Manage changes to the vSphere environment
  • Optimize the performance of all vSphere components
  • Harden the vSphere environment against security threats
  • Troubleshoot operational faults and identify their root causes
  • Use VMware vSphere® ESXi™ Shell and VMware vSphere® Management Assistant to manage vSphere
  • Use VMware vSphere® Auto Deploy™ to provision ESXi hosts

To ensure you are contacted when these classes are offered, please add your information to our online waitlist. Just choose vSphere 6.5 Install, Configure, Manage or vSphere 6.0: Optimize and Scale from the drop-down menu “Select Class”.