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VMware vSAN: Troubleshooting [V7]

  • Tuition USD $1,850
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 4819 Ratings
  • Course Code EDU-VSANTS7
  • Duration 2 days
  • Available Formats Classroom, Virtual

In this two-day course, you focus on learning the tools and skills necessary to troubleshoot VMware vSAN™ 7 implementations. You gain practical experience with vSAN troubleshooting concepts through the completion of instructor-led activities and hands-on lab exercises.

Skills Gained

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

  • Describe the architectural components of vSAN and their roles
  • Explain how the components interact with each other
  • Explain the differences between object and component states
  • Describe how to use Skyline Health to investigate and help determine failure conditions
  • Explain how to use the command-line tools to help determine failure conditions

Who Can Benefit

Storage and virtual infrastructure administrators who want to be able to perform initial troubleshooting on their software-defined storage with vSAN

Prerequisites

You must complete one of the following prerequisites: Understanding of concepts presented in the VMware vSphere®: Install, Configure, Manage course, completion of the VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage course or equivalent experience with vSAN, or experience working with command-line interfaces. The course presumes that a student can perform the following tasks with no assistance or guidance before enrolling:

  • Use VMware vSphere® Client™ for common operations
  • Create and manage VMware vCenter Server® objects, such as data centers, clusters, hosts, and virtual machines
  • Create and modify a standard switch
  • Modify a distributed switch
  • Create a VMware vSphere® VMFS datastore
  • Use a wizard or a template to create a virtual machine
  • Migrate a virtual machine with VMware vSphere® vMotion® and VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion®
  • If you cannot complete all of these tasks, VMware recommends that you complete the VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage and VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage courses before enrolling in VMware vSAN: Troubleshooting.

Course Details

Product Alignment

  • VMware ESXi™ 7
  • VMware vCenter Server 7
  • VMware vSAN 7

Outline

Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

vSAN Architecture

  • Describe the vSAN architecture and components
  • Describe the policy-driven, object-based vSAN storage environment
  • Describe the CLOM, DOM, LSOM, CMMDS, and RDT vSAN software components
  • Explain the relationship between objects and components
  • Determine how specific storage policies affect components
  • Describe component placement

Troubleshooting Methodology

  • Use a structured approach to solve configuration and operational problems
  • Apply troubleshooting methodology to logically diagnose faults and optimize troubleshooting efficienc

Troubleshooting Tools

  • Discuss VMware Skyline Health and the associated service
  • Describe the use of VMware Skyline Health to identify and correct problems in VMware vSAN
  • Apply information presented by vSAN Health online towards problem-solving
  • Use vsantop to view vSAN performance metrics
  • Discuss the ways to run commands from the vCenter Server and ESXi command lines
  • Discuss the ways to access vSphere ESXi Shell
  • Use commands to view, configure, and manage your vSphere environment
  • Discuss the esxcli vsan namespace commands
  • Discuss when to use Ruby vSphere Console (RVC) commands
  • Explain which log files are useful for vSAN troubleshooting
  • Use log files to help troubleshoot vSAN problems

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

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Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

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As a vendor-authorized training partner, we offer a curriculum that our partners have vetted. We use the same course materials and facilitate the same labs as our vendor-delivered training. These courses are considered the gold standard and, as such, are priced accordingly.

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Do you provide hands-on training and exercises in an actual lab environment?

Lab access is dependent on the vendor and the type of training you sign up for. However, many of our top vendors will provide lab access to students to test and practice. The course description will specify lab access.

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We will work with you to identify training needs and areas of growth.  We offer a variety of training methods, such as private group training, on-site of your choice, and virtually. We provide courses and certifications that are aligned with your business goals.

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