VMware vSAN: Troubleshooting [V8] (VSANTS8)

 

Course Overview

This two-day, hands-on training course provides the knowledge to troubleshoot VMware vSAN™ clusters. In this course, you will learn the best practices to maintain a healthy vSAN environment and mitigate potential issues that may occur with operation of the software. You will learn the GUI and CLI vSAN monitoring and troubleshooting tools. The course provides a logical framework for a systematic troubleshooting approach. You will learn how to troubleshoot vSAN common issues with examples. The labs provided in the course simulate real-world problems to evaluate and enhance your troubleshooting skills.

Product Alignment

  • VMware ESXi™ 8.0
  • VMware vCenter Server® 8.0
  • VMware vSAN 8.0

Who should attend

  • Experienced system vSAN administrators
  • Customers, cloud architects, systems engineers, data center administrators

Prerequisites

Before taking this course, you must complete at least one of the following courses:

You should also have understanding or knowledge of these technologies:

  • Good understanding of storage concepts
  • Good understanding of network concepts

Course Objectives

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

  • Learn vSAN best practices for planning and availability
  • Outline vSAN networking best practices
  • Describe Skyline Advisor™ Pro
  • Learn about vSAN Skyline™ Health
  • Discuss vSAN monitoring and troubleshooting tools integrated within vSphere
  • Outline the common vSAN troubleshooting commands
  • Understand how to benchmark vSAN performance
  • Identify factors which may impact vSAN performance
  • Outline vSAN troubleshooting framework
  • List the most common vSAN issues
  • Learn how to troubleshoot vSAN common issues
  • Discuss how to get further support from the VMware community and knowledge base articles
  • Learn how to effectively contact VMware technical support
  • Enhance and test vSAN troubleshooting skills through labs

Course Content

Course Introduction
  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
vSAN Best Practice and Problems Prevention
  • Discuss the importance of vSAN planning and availability best practice
  • Discuss vSAN networking best practice
  • Discuss the importance of vSAN Data protection
  • Understand the Data protection best Practice
  • Discuss the importance of vSAN hardware compatibility
  • Learn how to check hardware compatibility for vSAN
  • List the factors that impact vSAN performance
  • Learn how to benchmark vSAN performance
  • Discuss the importance of Skyline Advisor
  • Learn how to use Skyline Advisor
vSAN Monitoring and Troubleshooting tools
  • Explain vSAN Skyline Health features
  • Discuss the other vSAN cluster-level monitoring in the VMware vSphere® client
  • Discuss vSAN host-level monitoring in the vSphere client
  • Discuss vSAN VM-level monitoring in the vSphere Client
  • Understand tasks and events views within the vSphere client
  • Describe vSphere Alarms
  • Learn how to use the CLI to find information about vSAN cluster
vSAN Best Practice and Problems Prevention
  • Discuss the importance of vSAN planning and availability best practice
  • Discuss vSAN networking best practice
  • Discuss the importance of vSAN Data protection
  • Understand the Data protection best Practice
  • Discuss the importance of vSAN hardware compatibility
  • Learn how to check hardware compatibility for vSAN
  • List the factors that impact vSAN performance
  • Learn how to benchmark vSAN performance
  • Discuss the importance of Skyline Advisor
  • Learn how to use Skyline Advisor
Troubleshooting Process
  • Learn the recommended vSAN troubleshooting process
  • Describe the PNOMA framework
  • Learn how to troubleshoot vSAN common issues
Getting Support
  • Discuss how to get further support from the community and the knowledge base articles
  • Learn how to effectively contact VMware technical support
Troubleshooting Labs
  • Enhance and test vSAN troubleshooting skills through labs

Prices & Delivery methods

Online Training

Duration
2 days

Price
  • on request
Classroom Training

Duration
2 days

Price
  • on request

Schedule

English

1 hour difference

Online Training Time zone: Central European Summer Time (CEST)
Online Training Time zone: Central European Summer Time (CEST)
Online Training Time zone: Central European Time (CET)

7 hours difference

Online Training Time zone: Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
Online Training Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
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This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom. All FLEX courses are also Instructor-led Online Trainings (ILO).

Europe

Germany

Munich
Frankfurt
Hamburg
Berlin
Munich
Hamburg
Frankfurt
This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom. All FLEX courses are also Instructor-led Online Trainings (ILO).