VMware vSphere


VMware vSphere: What´s New

United Arab Emirates:
USD 1,500.00 excl. VAT

Duration: 2 Days

Who should attend

System architects, system administrators, IT managers, and individuals responsible for implementing and managing VMware Infrastructure architectures.

An individual course planning is possible for this kind of course. If you would like to know more about this course please either call us on +971 4 42 89 440 or send an email to training@flane.com.

This course is part of the following Certifications:

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)


Completion of VMware Infrastructure 3: Install and Configure V3.5 (VIIC) or equivalent experience with VMware ESX and vCenter Server.


Attendance at one of these VMware vSphere 4 courses:

  • VMware vSphere 4.1: Install, Configure, Manage
  • VMware vSphere 4: Fast Track
  • VMware vSphere 4: What´s New

Or equivalent vSphere 4 administration experience

Course Content

This hands-on training course explores new features in VMware® vCenter Server™ 5.1 and VMware vSphere® ESXi™ 5.1. Topics include VMware vSphere® 5.1 installation and how to upgrade from vSphere 4.x to vSphere 5.1.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, you should gain an understanding of the functions and features in vSphere 5.1 and be able to do the following:

  • List and describe key enhancements in vSphere 5.1
  • Upgrade a deployment from vSphere 4.1 to vSphere 5.1
  • Use the VMware vSphere® Web Client to manage virtual machines
  • List and describe key networking enhancements, including the ESXi firewall and new features in vNetwork distributed switches
  • Upgrade and manage a VMware vSphere® VMFS-5 datastore
  • Understand and configure policy-driven storage
  • Create a datastore cluster and configure Storage DRS
    Live migration of a virtual machine without shared storage
  • Secure the virtual machines using VMware® vShield Endpoint™ (now included in base vSphere product)
  • Backup and recover a vSphere environment using vSphere Data Protection
  • Replicate vSphere for SRM deployments using vSphere Replication
  • Use new displays to monitor VMware vSphere® High Availability cluster activity
  • Use the Linux-based VMware® vCenter™ Server Appliance™
  • Use Auto Deploy to install a stateless or stateful ESXi host
  • Use Image Builder to modify and export an image profile
Course Outline
  • Module 1: Course Introduction
  • Module 2: Introduction to VMware vSphere 5.1
  • Module 3: Virtual Machine Management
  • Module 4: Network Management
  • Module 5: Storage Management
  • Module 6: Scalability and Security
  • Module 7: High Availability
  • Module 8: New VMware vSphere Deployment Alternatives
Further information

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