VMware vSAN: Troubleshooting Workshop [V6.x] (EDU-VSANTSW6)

In this two-day course, you will focus on learning the tools and skills necessary to troubleshoot VMware vSAN™ 6.6 implementations. You will gain practical experience with vSAN troubleshooting concepts through the completion of instructor-led activities and hands-on challenge lab exercises.


**VMware Live Online Certification bundle promo**

Students who register and attend this Live Online class before 31st July 2020, will receive 2 free exam vouchers: 1 for the foundations exam, and 1 for the VCP elective exam.

Promotion Eligibility:

The free exam vouchers will only be given once the student has successfully paid and completed a Live Online class on the public open enrolment schedule during the promotion period.

This offer is not valid for onsite training classes.


Objectives

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

  • Describe the software components
  • Understand how the components relate to each other
  • Understand vSAN object placement
  • Understand the differences between object states
  • Explain how storage policies affect object states
  • Predict how specific failures affect object states


Intended Audience

Storage and virtual infrastructure administrators who want to use software-defined storage with vSAN


Prerequisites

This course requires completion of one of the following prerequisites:

  • Understanding of concepts presented in the VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.x] course
  • Completed the VMware vSAN Deploy and Manage [V6.x] course or equivalent experience with VMware vSAN.
  • Experience working with linux command line interfaces.


The course presumes that a student can perform the following tasks with no assistance or guidance before enrolling:

  • Use VMware vSphere® Web Client
  • Create and manage VMware vCenter Server® objects, such as data centers, clusters, hosts, and virtual machines
  • Create and modify a standard switch
  • Connect a VMware ESXi™ host to NAS, iSCSI, or Fibre Channel storage
  • Create a VMware vSphere® VMFS datastore
  • Use a wizard or a template to create a virtual machine
  • Migrate a virtual machine with VMware vSphere® vMotion®
  • Migrate a virtual machine with VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion®


If you cannot complete all of these tasks, VMware recommends that you complete the VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.x] and VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage [v6.x] courses before enrolling in VMware vSAN: Troubleshooting.


Product Alignment

  • ESXi 6.5
  • vCenter Server 6.5
  • vSAN 6
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Course Outline

1.Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives


2.vSAN Software Architecture

  • Describe the different software components
  • Understand how the components relate to each other.
  • Understand vSAN object placement
  • Understand the differences between object states
  • Explain how storage policies affect object placement and states
  • Predict how specific failures affect object states


3.Troubleshooting Methodology

  • Characterize problems
  • Determine the cause of problems
  • Solving problems


4.Troubleshooting Tools

  • Understand the use of various troubleshooting tools
  • Use the tools to resolve problems with the lab environment