Installing and Managing a Virtualized Environment with VMware vSphere 5.5 (Base)


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  • Duration 4 days
  • Regular fee 1 750
  • Preferential fee 1 495?
  • Locations
    • Montreal
    • Quebec City
  • Laboratory


To provide the knowledge and skills required to install and configure a VMware vSphere 5.5 infrastructure, and to master the principal administrative tasks associated with a VMware vSphere infrastructure

Targeted audience

Network administrators and support personnel (other than DBAs).


Experience with TCP/IP networking and Windows Client/Server administration.

Special Note

Customer Testimonials

Course that provides a lot of informations, not only on Vmware, but also about the network and stockage.

Jean-Marc R. / Responsable des technologies de l'information, Conseil Intermunicipal de transport Laurentides


  • Overview of the VMware vSphere suite
  • Planning for, installing and configuring the vSphere ESXi hypervisor
  • Tools for managing the VMware vSphere suite
  • Planning for and deploying a vCenter Server instance or vCenter Server Appliance (vCSA)
  • Configuring virtual networks with the vSwitch standard switch, and integrating with your physical networks
  • Integrating and configuring centralized storage with iSCSI and NFS
  • Overview of new storage technologies: Virtual SAN (VSAN) and Virtual Volumes (VVOL)
  • Creating and managing virtual machines, templates and snapshots
  • Techniques for securing and delegating the administration of the vSphere suite
  • Managing and monitoring resource usage
  • Configuring and managing alarms with VMware vSphere vCenter
  • Configuring and managing advanced features of VNware ESXi clusters of hosts: VMware vSphere Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS), vSphere High Availability (HA), Fault Tolerance (FT)
  • Applying patches and updates to VMware ESXi hosts and virtual machines using vSphere Update Manager
  • Overview of backup techniques and technologies with VMware

General Note

Most of the features discussed are available in all versions of VMware vSphere (6.x, 6.0, 5.5, 5.1 and 4.1)

Material Note

The course material is in English.


*Unless stated otherwise, all sessions are in French.
  • Montreal

    September 19 to September 22 2017

  • Quebec City

    October 10 to October 13 2017

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