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The Power behind the CLI: PowerCLI!

Course Code: RZ CLI
Length: 2 Days
Tuition: $999.00

Schedule for this Course

 DateLengthLocation
Register 10/10/2017 to 10/11/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Instructor: Duane Anderson
2.00 Days Virtual Training: Online Courses

Course Description:

If you want to spend more time enjoying your hobbies then this course is for you!

This hand-on course starts with the basics needed for a great foundation in making your life easier as a vSphere administrator! Even if you have never used PowerCLI this course is for you, we will start with the basics and build upon them. The intent is to make sure the attendee walks away with the ability to automate their life related to vSphere administration anyway.

Why Attend this Course

This course will allow you to have more time to do the things you enjoy, whether it is at work or at home! PowerCLI enables the administrator to get more done in less time and we aim to help you make that happen!

Course Objectives

When you are finished with this course the attendee will be very comfortable with PowerCLI. You will be able to automate most everything in the vSphere world and maybe a little more!

Prerequisites

Some experience with scripting and 2 years’ experience with VMware vSphere.

Course Outline:

  1. Course Introduction
  2. What is PowerCLI?
    1. All about the PowerCLI object
    2. Commandlets in PowerCLI
    3. How to connect to vCenter and ESXi
    4. Getting help
  3. Basic Usage
    1. Get commandlets
    2. Add/Remove/New commandlets
    3. Export/Import commandlets
    4. Set commandlets
    5. Format commandlets
    6. Move commandlets
    7. Start/Stop/Suspend/Restart commandlets
    8. Test commandlets
    9. Update/Wait commandlets
    10. Other commandlets
  4. Configuring and Managing the Host
    1. Configuring host settings
    2. Configuring vSwitches
    3. Configuring storage including vSAN
  5. Provisioning, Configuring and Securing virtual machines
    1. Creating virtual machines
    2. Managing virtual machines
    3. Configuring virtual machine settings
    4. Running scripts inside the virtual machines
    5. Securing virtual machines
  6. Configuring and Automating the Cluster and other advanced settings
    1. Migrating virtual machines
      1. vMotion and SvMotion
    2. Configuring the cluster
      1. Resource Pools
      2. vApps
      3. Other cool Stuff
    3. Configuring and Managing Distributed Resource Scheduler
    4. Configuring and Managing High Availability
    5. Distributed Switches
  7. Reporting and Auditing with PowerCLI
    1. Building reports on everything important
      1. Virtual Machines
      2. Hosts
      3. Clusters
      4. Datacenters
      5. Security Audits

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