EtusivuHae koulutuksiaVMware vSAN: Management and Operations [V7]

VMware vSAN: Management and Operations [V7]

In this three-day course, you learn about managing and operating VMware vSAN™ 7. This course focuses on building the required skills for common Day-2 vSAN administrator tasks such as, vSAN node management, cluster maintenance, security operations and advanced vSAN cluster operations. You also gain practical experience through the completion of instructor-led activities and hands-on lab exercises.


24 päivää

2350 €

Storage and virtual infrastructure administrators who are responsible for production support and administration of VMware vSAN 7.

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

  • • Define the tasks involved in vSAN node management
  • • Updating and upgrading vSAN using VMware vSphere Lifecycle Manager™
  • • Explain vSAN resilience and data availability features
  • • Reconfigure vSAN storage policies and observe the cluster-wide impact
  • • Perform vSAN cluster scale-out and scale-up operations
  • • Describe common vSAN cluster maintenance operations
  • • Control vSAN resync operations
  • • Configure vSAN storage efficiency and reclamation features
  • • Use VMware Skyline
  • ™ Health to monitor cluster health, performance, and storage capacity
  • • Describe vSAN security operations
  • • Configure vSAN Direct for cloud native applications
  • • Configure remote vSAN datastore and vSAN native file services
  • • Manage two-node cluster and stretched cluster advance operations

Completion of the following courses is required:

  • • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [v7] or equivalent knowledge
  • • VMware vSAN: Plan and Deploy [v7]

1 Course Introduction
Introductions and course logistics
Course objectives

2 vSAN Node Management
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
Use vSphere Lifecycle Manager to perform upgrades

3 vSAN Resilience and Data Availability Operations
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 managing snapshot utilization in a vSAN cluster
Configure the vSAN fault domains

4 vSAN Cluster Maintenance
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
Use best practices for boot devices
Replace vSAN nodes

5 vSAN Storage Space Efficiency
Discuss deduplication and compression techniques
Understand deduplication and compression overhead
Discuss compression only mode
Configure erasure coding
Configure swap object thin provisioning
Discuss reclaiming storage space with SCSI UNMAP
Configure TRIM/UNMAP

6 vSAN Cluster Performance Monitoring
Describe how the Customer Experience Improvement Program (CEIP) enables VMware to improve products and services
Use vSphere Skyline Health for monitoring vSAN cluster health
Manage alerts, alarms, and notifications related to vSAN in VMware vSphere® Client™
• Create and configure custom alarms to trigger vSAN health issues • Use IO Insight metrics for monitoring vSAN performance • Analyse vsantop performance metrics • Use a vSAN proactive test to detect and diagnose cluster issues

7 vSAN Security Operations
Identify differences between VM encryption and vSAN encryption
Perform ongoing operations to maintain data security
Describe the workflow of data-in transit encryption
Identify the steps involved in replacing Key Management Server (KMS)

8 vSAN Direct
Discuss the use cases for vSAN Direct
Understand the overall architecture of vSAN Direct
Describe the workflow of vSAN Direct datastore creation
Explore how vSAN Direct works with storage policy tagging

9 Remote vSAN
Discuss the use cases for remote vSAN
Understand the high-level architecture
Describe remote datastore operations
Discuss the network requirement
Interoperability between remote vSAN and VMware vSphere® High Availability

10 vSAN Native File Service
Discuss the use cases for vSAN file service
Understand the high-level architecture of vSAN file service
Discuss the authentication model
Configure file shares
Monitor file share health and capacity utilization

11 Manage Advanced vSAN Cluster Operations
Describe the architecture for stretched clusters and two node clusters
Understand the importance of witness node
Describe how stretched cluster storage policies affect vSAN objects
Create and apply a vSAN stretched cluster policy to meet specific needs
Discuss stretched cluster failure scenarios and responses

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