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  • Pages: 720
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Table of Contents

    Foreword xxv
    Introduction xxvi
Part I: vSphere Architecture, Integration, and Requirements
Chapter 1 vSphere Overview, Components, and Requirements 3
    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 3
    Foundation Topics 6
    vSphere Components and Editions 6
    vCenter Server Topology 10
    Infrastructure Requirements 14
    Other Requirements 23
    VMware Cloud vs. VMware Virtualization 27
    Exam Preparation Tasks 29
    Review All the Key Topics 29
    Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 29
    Define Key Terms 29
    Answer Review Questions 30
Chapter 2 Storage Infrastructure 33
    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 33
    Foundation Topics 36
    Storage Models and Datastore Types 36
    How Virtual Machines Access Storage 36
    vSphere Storage Integration 68
    Storage Multipathing and Failover 73
    Storage Policies 78
    Storage DRS (SDRS) 81
    Exam Preparation Tasks 85
    Review All Key Topics 85
    Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 85
    Define Key Terms 85
    Review Questions 86
Chapter 3 Network Infrastructure 89
    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 89
    Foundation Topics 92
    Networking Terms and Concepts 92
    vSphere Standard Switch (vSS) 95
    Distributed Virtual Switch (vDS) 102
    vDS Settings and Features 110
    Other vSphere Networking Features 116
    Exam Preparation Tasks 123
    Review All Key Topics 123
    Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 123
    Define Key Terms 123
    Review Questions 124
Chapter 4 Clusters and High Availability 127
    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 127
    Foundation Topics 130
    Cluster Concepts and Overview 130
    Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) 134
    vSphere High Availability (HA) 143
    Other Resource Management and Availability Features 151
    Exam Preparation Tasks 158
    Review All Key Topics 158
    Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 158
    Define Key Terms 158
    Review Questions 159
Chapter 5 vCenter Server Features and Virtual Machines 163
    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 163
    Foundation Topics 166
    vCenter Server and vSphere 166
    Virtual Machine File Structure 173
    Virtual Machine Snapshots 175
    Virtual Machine Settings 180
    Virtual Machine Migration 185
    Virtual Machine Cloning 194
    Review All Key Topics 197
    Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 197
    Define Key Terms 198
    Review Questions 198
Chapter 6 VMware Product Integration 201
    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 201
    Foundation Topics 204
    vSphere Add-ons 204
    vRealize Suite 207
    Desktop and Application Virtualization 215
    Replication and Disaster Recovery 219
    Private, Public, and Hybrid Clouds 222
    Networking and Security 227
    Exam Preparation Tasks 230
    Review All Key Topics 230
    Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 230
    Define Key Terms 230
    Review Questions 231
Chapter 7 vSphere Security 233
    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 233
    Foundation Topics 236
    vSphere Certificates 236
    vSphere Permissions 242
    vCenter Server Security 259
    vSphere Network Security 262
    Virtual Machine Security 265
    Available Add-on Security 275
    Exam Preparation Tasks 279
    Review All the Key Topics 279
    Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 279
    Define Key Terms 280
    Review Questions 280
Part II: vSphere Installation/Configuration
Chapter 8 vSphere Installation 283
    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 283
    Foundation Topics 286
    Installing ESXi Hosts 286
    Deploying vCenter Server Components 297
    Configuring Single Sign-On (SSO) 305
    Initial vSphere Configuration 315
    Exam Preparation Tasks 323
    Review All the Key Topics 323
    Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 323
    Define Key Terms 323
    Review Questions 324
Chapter 9 Configuring and Managing Virtual Networks 327
    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 327
    Foundation Topics 330
    vSphere Standard Switches (vSS) 330
    vSphere Distributed Switches (vDS) 334
    VMkernel Networking 338
    Configuring and Managing Networking Features 340
    Managing Host Networking with vDS 350
    Exam Preparation Tasks 357
    Review All the Key Topics 357
    Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 357
    Define Key Terms 357
    Review Questions 358
Part III: vSphere Management and Optimization
Chapter 10 Managing and Monitoring Clusters and Resources 361
    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 361
    Foundation Topics 364
    Creating and Configuring a vSphere Cluster 364
    Creating and Configuring a vSphere DRS Cluster 368
    Creating and Configuring a vSphere HA Cluster 370
    Monitoring and Managing vSphere Resources 373
    Events, Alarms, and Automated Actions 396
    Logging in vSphere 401
    Exam Preparation Tasks 408
    Review All the Key Topics 408
    Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 408
    Define Key Terms 408
    Review Questions 409
Chapter 11 Managing Storage 411
    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 411
    Foundation Topics 414
    Configuring and Managing vSAN 414
    Managing Datastores 438
    Storage DRS and SIOC 447
    NVMe and PMem 451
    Multipathing, Storage Policies, and vVols 456
    Exam Preparation Tasks 465
    Review All the Key Topics 465
    Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 465
    Define Key Terms 465
    Review Questions 466
Chapter 12 Managing vSphere Security 469
    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 469
    Foundation Topics 472
    Configuring and Managing Authentication and Authorization 472
    Configuring and Managing vSphere Certificates 477
    General ESXi Security Recommendations 481
    Configuring and Managing ESXi Security 492
    Additional Security Management 501
    Exam Preparation Tasks 507
    Review All the Key Topics 507
    Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 507
    Define Key Terms 507
    Review Questions 508
Chapter 13 Managing vSphere and vCenter Server 511
    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 511
    Foundation Topics 514
    vCenter Server Backup 514
    Upgrading to vSphere 7.0 517
    Using vSphere Lifecycle Manager 526
    Managing ESXi Hosts 540
    Monitoring and Managing vCenter Server 542
    Exam Preparation Tasks 561
    Review All the Key Topics 561
    Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 561
    Define Key Terms 562
    Review Questions 562
Chapter 14 Managing Virtual Machines 565
    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 565
    Foundation Topics 568
    Creating and Configuring Virtual Machines 568
    Managing Virtual Machines 578
    Advanced Virtual Machine Management 589
    Content Libraries 594
    Exam Preparation Tasks 600
    Review All the Key Topics 600
    Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 600
    Define Key Terms 600
    Review Questions 601
Chapter 15 Final Preparation 603
    Getting Ready 603
    Taking the Exam 604
Appendix A Answers to the Do I Know This Already? Quizzes and Review Questions 607

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Appendix C Memory Table Answer Key
Appendix D Study Planner

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