vSphere 6 Foundations Exam Official Cert Guide (Exam #2V0-620) VMware Certified Professional 6

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 8/17/2016
  • Publisher: VMware Press

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vSphere 6 Foundations Exam Official Cert Guide (Exam #2V0-620)

vSphere 6 Foundations Exam Official Cert Guide (Exam #2V0-620) presents you with an organized test-preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. “Do I Know This Already?” quizzes open each chapter and enable you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section. Exam topic lists make referencing easy. Chapter-ending Exam Preparation Tasks help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly.

·         Master VMware vSphere 6 Foundations Exam topics

·         Assess your knowledge with chapter-opening quizzes

·         Review key concepts with exam-preparation tasks

·         Practice with realistic exam questions

vSphere 6 Foundations Exam Official Cert Guide (Exam #2V0-620) focuses specifically on the objectives for the vSphere 6 Foundations (#2V0-620) Exam. Leading VMware consultant and trainer Bill Ferguson shares preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. Material is presented in a concise manner, focusing on increasing your understanding and retention of exam topics.

The companion website contains a powerful Pearson IT Certification Practice Test engine that enables you to focus on individual topic areas or take a complete, timed exam. The assessment engine tracks your performance and provides feedback on a module-by-module basis, laying out a complete assessment of your knowledge to help you focus your study where it is needed most.

Well regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, comprehensive design scenarios, and challenging review questions and exercises, this official study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that will enable you to succeed on the exam the first time.

vSphere 6 Foundations Exam Official Cert Guide (Exam #2V0-620) is part of a recommended learning path from VMware that includes simulation and hands-on training from authorized VMware instructors and self-study products from VMware Press. To find out more about instructor-led training, e-learning, and hands-on instruction offered worldwide, please visit www.vmware.com/training.

The official study guide helps you master all the topics on the vSphere 6 Foundations Exam (#2V0-620), including

·         Identifying vSphere architecture and solutions for a given use case

·         Installing and configuring vCenter Server and ESXi

·         Configuring vSphere networking, including vSS, vDS, and their features

·         Configuring vSphere storage

·         Deploying and administering virtual machines, VM clones, templates, and vApps

·         Establishing and maintaining availability and resource management features, including clusters, fault tolerance, and resource pools

·         Troubleshooting ESXi, vCenter Server, vCenter operations, VM operations, and basic misconfigurations

·         Monitoring a vSphere implementation, including ESXi, vCenter Server, and virtual machines

·         Installing, configuring, and managing vCenter Operations Manager


Author Biography

Bill Ferguson, VCI 3, 4, 5, 6; VCP6-DCV, VCP6-NV; CCSI; and MCT Alumni has been in the computer industry for more than 20 years. Originally in technical sales and IT consulting with Sprint, he made his transition to Certified Technical Trainer in 1997 with ExecuTrain. He now runs his own company, Parallel Connections, as an independent contractor and consultant based in Birmingham, Alabama, working worldwide for most of the national training companies and some regional training companies. In addition, he has written and produced many technical training videos and books. Bill’s aspiration is as follows: “My job is to understand the material so well that I can make it easier for others to learn than it was for me to learn. Toward that end, I strive to provide an effective learning environment whether in person, in print, or online.”

Table of Contents

Chapter 1    Identifying vSphere Architecture and Solutions

Chapter 2    Installing and Configuring vCenter Server

Chapter 3    Installing and Configuring ESXi6

Chapter 4    Configuring vSphere Standard Switches

Chapter 5    Configuring vSphere Distributed Switches

Chapter 6    Configuring vSS and vDS Features

Chapter 7    Connecting Shared Storage Devices to vSphere

Chapter 8    Configuring Software Defined Storage

Chapter 9    Creating and Configuring VMFS and NFS Datastores

Chapter 10  Creating and Deploying Virtual Machines

Chapter 11  Creating and Deploying vApps

Chapter 12  Managing Virtual Machines Clones and Templates

Chapter 13  Administering Virtual Machines and vApps

Chapter 14  Creating and Configuring VMware Clusters

Chapter 15  Planning and Implementing VMware Fault Tolerance

Chapter 16  Creating and Administering Resource Pools

Chapter 17  Migrating Virtual Machines

Chapter 18  Backing Up and Restoring Virtual Machines

Chapter 19  Updating ESXi and Virtual Machines

Chapter 20  Installing and Configuring ESXi6

Chapter 21  Performing Basic Troubleshooting of ESXi and vCenter Server Operations

Chapter 22  Performing Basic Troubleshooting of Virtual Machine Options

Chapter 23  Monitoring ESXi, vCenter Server, and Virtual Machines

Chapter 24  Creating and Administering vCenter Server Alarms

Chapter 25    Installing and Administering vCenter Operations Manager

Chapter 26 Final Preparation

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