VMware vSAN: Production Operations [V6.7]


  • Education Order

    Open To Public / Closed Group

  • Number of days

    2 Day(s)

  • Training Hours

    10:00 - 17:00

  • Recommended exam

    VMware Specialist - vSAN 2020

In this two-day course, you will focus on learning VMware vSAN ™ 6.7 configuration and implementation skills. With the completion of trainer-led activities and hands-on lab work, you will gain practical experience with vSAN production operations.

  • 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.
  • Defining Virtual SAN host operations
  • Description of Virtual SAN network requirements
  • Defining tasks related to hardware replacement in Virtual SAN Cluster
  • Realization of Virtual SAN Cluster Scale-up and Scale-out operations
  • Explaining common Virtual SAN maintanance operations
  • Explanation of Virtual SAN update and upgrade processes
  • Description of Virtual SAN security operations
  • Configuring Key Management Server (KMS) Cluster
  • Configuring Virtual SAN storage policies and observing their impact on cluster diameter
  • Explaining Virtual SAN resilience and avaliability features
  • Performing ongoing Virtual SAN management tasks
  • Using Virtual SAN Health Service to monitor health and performance

•  Introductions and course logistics
•  Course objectives

•  Recognize the importance of hardware compatibility
•  Ensure the compatibility of driver and firmware versioning
•  Use tools to automate driver validation and installation
•  Apply host hardware settings for optimum performance
•  Recognize the benefits of using VMware vSphere® Distributed Switch™
•  Compare the benefits of NIC teaming and Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP)
•  Plan appropriately for networking configuration changes
•  Identify ESXCLI commands and namespace options
•  Recognize how to use ESXCLI commands for troubleshooting vSAN software and hardware issues
•  Use Ruby vSphere Console (RVC) to get detailed information about the vSAN environment

•  Describe vSAN storage policies
•  Recognize the impact of a vSAN storage policy change
•  Describe and configure the Object Repair Timer advanced option
•  Plan disk replacement in a vSAN cluster
•  Plan maintenance tasks to avoid vSAN object failures
•  Recognize the importance of backing up data in vSAN
•  Describe the VMware vSphere® Storage APIs - Data Protection framework
•  Recognize the importance of managing snapshot utilization in a vSAN cluster

•  Perform typical vSAN maintenance operations
•  Describe vSAN maintenance modes and data evacuation options
•  Assess the impact on cluster objects of entering maintenance mode
•  Determine the specific data actions required after exiting maintenance mode
•  Define the steps to shut down and reboot hosts and vSAN clusters
•  Migrate vSAN to a new vCenter Server instance
•  Use best practices for boot devices
•  Upgrade and update vSAN
•  Replace vSAN hardware by using scale-in and scale-out strategies

•  Identify differences between VM encryption and vSAN encryption
•  Recognize how to perform ongoing operations to maintain data security
•  Identify steps in adding an existing encrypted vSAN cluster to a new vCenter Server instance

•  Describe how the Customer Experience Improvement Program (CEIP) enables VMware to improve products and services
•  Identify the vSAN tools and health checks available for monitoring vSAN health
•  Manage alerts, alarms, and notifications related to vSAN in vSphere Client
•  Create and configure custom alarms to trigger vSAN health issues
•  Describe the vSAN tools and services that monitor vSAN performance
•  Use performance views to access metrics for monitoring vSAN clusters, hosts, and virtual machines
•  Explain how the writing of data generates I/O traffic and affects vSAN performance
•  Use performance metrics to analyze the vSAN environment

You can apply for the training you want to attend by filling out the e-mail, telephone or training participation form. Our customer managers will take the registration by making the most appropriate training and date planning for you.

You can get the trainings open to general participation in the vSmart training offices. If you wish, you can only request closed group trainings for your company in vSmart training offices or on the spot of your company.

Our trainings are planned as Foundation Level or Advanced Level. In the content of all the trainings, the level you need to be before the training and the technologies you need to know are specified separately.

The trainings you have received, especially in Official VMware trainings, are posted on the manufacturer's portal. In this way, the prerequisite for taking the exam is completed. The training of all other manufacturers is sufficient to take exams as they are prepared in accordance with the Official Curriculum.



If the current Official Training content is not enough for you, you can request Custom content that you will determine with our expert advisors at your company location and on your current structure with the “On the Job Training” model.


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You can enter the following exams at the vSmart Pearson VUE test center.
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  • Exam Duration

    120 Minutes

  • Number of questions


  • Passing score


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  • Exam Fee

    250 $


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