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VMWare VCP-DCV Certification Training
OVERVIEW

This MCIT course features intensive hands-on training that focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware vSphere®, which includes VMware ESXi™ and VMware vCenter Server®. This course prepares you to administer a vSphere infrastructure for an organization of any size.  This course is the foundation for most of the other VMware technologies in the software-defined data center

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COURSE OUTLINE

VMWare VCP-DCV Certification Training

• Introductions and course logistics
• Course objectives

• Explain basic virtualization concepts
• Describe how vSphere fits into the software-defined 
data center and the cloud infrastructure
• Explain how vSphere interacts with CPUs, memory, 
networks, and storage
• Recognize the user interfaces for accessing the 
vCenter Server system and ESXi hosts
• Describe the ESXi host architecture
• Navigate the Direct Console User Interface (DCUI) to 
configure an ESXi host
• Recognize ESXi host user account best practices
• Install an ESXi host
• Use VMware Host Client™ to configure ESXi host 
settings
• Describe how to proactively manage your vSphere 
environment using VMware Skyline

• Create and provision a virtual machine
• Explain the importance of VMware Tools™
• Install VMware Tools
• Identify the files that make up a VM
• Recognize the components of a VM
• Recognize virtual devices supported by a VM
• Describe the benefits and use cases for containers
• Identify the parts of a container system

• Describe the vCenter Server architecture
• Discuss how ESXi hosts communicate with vCenter 
Server
• Deploy and configure vCenter Server Appliance
• Use vSphere Client to manage the vCenter Server 
inventory
• Add data center, organizational objects, and hosts to 
vCenter Server
• Use roles and permissions to enable users to access 
objects in the vCenter Server inventory
• Back up vCenter Server Appliance 
• Monitor vCenter Server tasks, events, and appliance 
health
• Use VMware vCenter Server® High Availability to 
protect a vCenter Server Appliance 

• Create and manage standard switches
• Describe the virtual switch connection types
• Configure virtual switch security, traffic-shaping, and 
load-balancing policies
• Compare vSphere distributed switches and standard 
switches

• Identify storage protocols and storage device types 
• Discuss ESXi hosts using iSCSI, NFS, and Fibre 
Channel storage
• Create and manage VMFS and NFS datastores 
• Explain how multipathing works with iSCSI, NFS, and 
Fibre Channel storage
• Recognize the components of a VMware vSAN™ 
configuration

• Use templates and cloning to deploy new virtual 
machines
• Modify and manage virtual machines
• Create a content library and deploy virtual machines 
from templates in the library
• Use customization specification files to customize a 
new virtual machine
• Perform vSphere vMotion and vSphere Storage 
vMotion migrations
• Describe the Enhanced vMotion Compatibility feature
• Create and manage virtual machine snapshots
• Examine the features and functions of VMware 
vSphere® Replication™ 
• Describe the benefits of VMware vSphere® Storage 
APIs – Data Protection

• Discuss CPU and memory concepts in a virtualized 
environment
• Describe what overcommitment of a resource means
• Describe methods for optimizing CPU and memory 
usage
• Use various tools to monitor resource use
• Create and use alarms to report certain conditions or 
events

• Describe the functions of a vSphere DRS cluster
• Create a vSphere DRS cluster
• Monitor a vSphere cluster configuration
• Describe options for making a vSphere environment 
highly available
• Explain the vSphere HA architecture
• Configure and manage a vSphere HA cluster
• Examine the features and functions of VMware 
vSphere® Fault Tolerance
• Describe the function of the vSphere® Cluster 
Service

• Recognize the importance of vCenter Server Update 
Planner
• Describe how VMware vSphere® Lifecycle Manager™ 
works
• Describe how to update ESXi hosts using baselines
• Validate ESXi host compliance using a cluster image
• Describe how to upgrade VMware Tools and VM 
hardware
• Describe VMware vSphere® Lifecycle Manager™ and 
VMware vSAN™ integration

SKILLS ACQUIRED

WHO SHOULD APPLY?

Those seeking to validate a professional ability to work with VMWare Administration that prepares you for corporate world and help you significantly with vSphere certifications (VCA, VCP, VCAP etc.) If you want to start your career in VMWare and have little or no knowledge of it .
Get an understanding of testing & troubleshooting everday VMwear & V sphere issues.
For those who wish to get a basic understanding of VMWare vSphere administration, configuration & installation.
Professionals working in the field of Networking and would like to make inroads into the VMware domain and did not know where to begin.

ELIGIBILITY AND REQUIREMENTS

System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems

Upon completing this course, you will receive an industry-recognized certificate from MCIT. T Data Center Virtualization 2021 (VCP-DCV 2021).

VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization 2021 (VCP-DCV 2021) certification.

INSTRUCTOR SPOTLIGHT

CALENDAR

— F.A.Q —

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Definitely. Please feel free to contact our office, we will be more than happy to work with you to meet your training needs.
You can find most of the scheduling and pricing information on our website, or you can call our office for assistance.
Montreal College offers a new session every four months, i.e., in October (fall session), February (winter session) and June (summer session). Students are encouraged to register at least 2 to 16 weeks in advance. Please note that many programs fill up before the registration deadline.