VMware Virtual SAN: Deploy and Manage [V6.7]


  • Education Order

    Open To The Public / Closed Group

  • Number of days

    3 Day(s)

  • Training Hours

    10:00 - 17:00

  • Recommended exam

    VMware Specialist - vSAN 2020

During the training, installation and management issues of software based data storage solution will be discussed with VMware Virtual SAN 6.7 product.

Participants will learn how VMware Virtual SAN product plays an important role in VMware's software-based data storage solution.

Participants will gain the practical experience of Virtual SAN concept with the applications they will make until the end of the training.

  • Microsoft Windows and Linux operating system knowledge at system administration level.
  • To have knowledge about the management of Block or File storage units.
  • Attending VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [v6,7] training or having equal knowledge.
Further recommended trainings
At the end of this training, participants are expected to gain proficiency in the following subjects.
  • Definition of Virtual SAN architecture
  • Virtual SAN features and usage cases
  • Configuring Virtual SAN network components
  • Configuring Virtual SAN Cluster
  • Creating a virtual machine in Virtual SAN Datastore
  • Configuring virtual machine storage policies
  • Application of Virtual SAN administrative tasks
  • Configuring Virtual SAN encryption
  • Controlling Virtual SAN resynchronization tasks
  • Create and manage Nested Fault Domain
  • Monitoring of Virtual SAN health status and performance quality
  • Configuring Stretched Cluster and Failover scenarios
  • Compatibility of Virtual SAN and other VMware products
  • Virtual SAN Cluster design and configuration

• Introductions and course logistics
• Course objectives
• Describe the software-defined data center

•  Describe basic vSAN architecture and components
•  Describe the differences between file, block, and object storage
•  Explain the advantages of object-based storage
•  Detail the configuration of a vSAN cluster
•  Install and validate the initial vSAN installation and configuration

•  Apply vSAN design considerations
•  Detail the expansion of a vSAN cluster
•  Configure vSAN disk groups manually
•  Identify physical network configuration requirements
•  Describe the configuration of vSAN networking
•  Test and validate the vSAN configuration and functionality
•  Describe the vSAN architecture and components
•  Describe the differences between the vSAN hybrid and all-flash architectures
•  Describe the advantages of all-flash architecture
•  Describe the space-efficiency features of vSAN
•  Describe the different vSAN assessment tools
•  Explain vSAN License Details

•  Explain how storage policies work with vSAN
•  Define and create a virtual machine storage policy
•  Apply and modify virtual machine storage policies
•  Change virtual machine storage policies dynamically
•  Identify virtual machine storage policy compliance status

•  Explain how to configure encryption in the vSAN cluster
•  Explain the management of hardware storage devices
•  Identify alarms for vSAN events
•  Describe and configure fault domains
•  Describe the configuration of the vSAN iSCSI service, iSCSI targets, and LUNS

•  Use vSphere Web Client to detect issues
•  Use the vSAN health service to monitor health and performance
•  Monitor vSAN with VMware vRealize® Operations Manager™
•  Use ESXi commands to monitor the vSAN environment
•  Monitor vSAN with Ruby vSphere Console

•  Discuss hardware failure scenarios
•  Describe the process of resynchronization
•  Explain the possible reasons for resynchronization
•  Describe the use of vSphere Client to detect issues
•  Explain the use of the health service to monitor vSAN health
•  Explain the use of the performance service to monitor vSAN performance.
•  Monitor and test the vSAN environment
•  Describe vSAN architecture components and the PNOMA OSI model.

•  Describe the architecture for stretched clusters and two-node clusters
•  Create a stretched cluster
•  Describe how stretched cluster storage policies affect vSAN objects
•  Create and apply a vSAN stretched cluster policy to meet specific needs
•  Discuss the behavior of a stretched cluster when various types of failures occur

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