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VMWARE ESX SERVER

S Y S T E M M A N A G E M E N T I
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VMware ESX Server System Management I
Key Topics
Installation Security
Confguration Networking Options
Administration Backup
Remote Management
Overview
This hands-on training course explores VMware ESX Server. It
covers this products installation, configuration, administration,
operations, security, networking and resource-governing features.
Practical labs give participants real-world experience.
Course Objectives
Participation will enable you to:
Install and configure ESX Server and multiple virtual machines
Use Web-based Management User Interface and Remote Console
Provision VMware virtual machines
Set resource allocation policies
Understand backup strategies
Configure various networking options
Deploy VMware ESX Server securely
Who should attend?
This course is designed for system administrators and systems
engineers who are responsible for the integration, administration,
and management of VMware ESX Server.
Prerequisites
System administration experience on Microsoft Windows 2000,
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0, or Linux.
VMware Workstation experience (installation and configuration of
host and guest OS)
Pricing
$1,400 per student for open-enrollment classes
$10,000 plus travel and incidentals for an onsite class of up to
12 students, $1,000 for each additional student. Customer must
provide classroom and equipment
D E T A I L E D C O U R S E O U T L I N E
MODULE 1 Introduction
Course Objectives and Agenda
MODULE 2 VMware Overview
Virtualization Technology
Products
Architecture
MODULE 3 Installation
ESX Server Planning
Installing and Confguring ESX Server
MODULE 4 Administration
Creating VMware Partitions
Creating Virtual Machines (VMs)
MODULE 5 Remote Management
Overview of Web MUI
Installing and Using Remote Console
Installing Guest OSes
Installing VMware Tools
MODULE 6 Operations
Deploying Virtual Machines
Creating Golden Masters
Cloning and Moving Virtual Machines
Backup Strategies
MODULE 7 Optimization
Proportional Share Mechanism
Resource Governing (CPU, Memory, Network, Disk)
MODULE 8 Networking
Networking Options and Scenarios
Confguring and Administering Multiple Networks
NIC Teaming
MODULE 9 Security
Authentication and Security Models
Deploying ESX Server Securely