vSphere 6 Foundations

I’m going to write posts walking through the content for the vSphere 6 Foundations Exam, the below is VMware Blueprint for the exam. This is not endorsed by VMware, but this will be a record for both my learning and yours.

  • Section 1: Install and Configure vCenter Server
    • Objective 1.1: Identify vSphere Architecture and Solutions for a given use case
    • Objective 1.2: Install and configure vCenter Server
    • Objective 1.3: Install and configure ESXi
  • Section 2: Configure vSphere Networking
    • Objective 2.1: Configure vSphere Standard Switches (vSS)
    • Objective 2.2: Configure vSphere Distributed Switches (vDS)
    • Objective 2.3: Configure vSS and vDS Features
  • Section 3: Configure vSphere Storage
    • Objective 3.1: Connect Shared Storage Devices to vSphere
    • Objective 3.2: Configure Software Defined Storage
    • Objective 3.3: Create and Configure VMFS and NFS Datastores
  • Section 4: Deploy and Administer Virtual Machines and vApps
    • Objective 4.1: Create and Deploy Virtual Machines
    • Objective 4.2: Create and Deploy vApps
    • Objective 4.3: Manage Virtual Machine Clones and Templates
    • Objective 4.4: Administer Virtual Machines and vApps
  • Section 5: Establish and Maintain Availability and Resource Management Features
    • Objective 5.1: Create and Configure VMware Clusters
    • Objective 5.2: Plan and Implement VMware Fault Tolerance
    • Objective 5.3: Create and Administer Resource Pools
    • Objective 5.4: Migrate Virtual Machines
    • Objective 5.5: Backup and Restore Virtual Machines
    • Objective 5.6: Update ESXi and Virtual Machines
  • Section 6: Perform Basic Troubleshooting
    • Objective 6.1: Perform Basic Troubleshooting of ESXi and vCenter Server
    • Objective 6.2: Perform Basic Troubleshooting of ESXi and vCenter Operations
    • Objective 6.3: Perform Basic Troubleshooting of Virtual Machine Operations
    • Objective 6.4: Identify and Troubleshoot Basic Misconfigurations
  • Section 7: Monitor a vSphere Implementation
    • Objective 7.1: Monitor ESXi, vCenter Server and Virtual Machines
    • Objective 7.2: Create and Administer vCenter Server Alarms
    • Objective 7.3: Install, Configure, and Manage vCenter Operations Manager

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