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The [course_title] course covers the essential information and knowledge about VMware vSphere 5.0 product suites which is one of the well-known cloud computing virtualisation platforms. The course teaches the advanced virtualisation concepts and terms.

In the course, you will be introduced to the virtualisation concepts and the installation and planning of ESXi. You will learn how to use tools to administer a VMware Environment that includes the use of 3rd party tools, ESXi Management and Linux command. You will also learn about the process of troubleshooting the vSphere Client. The course teaches the vCenter Server 5 and Licensing, Configuring Networks including Creating & Modifying Virtual Networks, configuring storage and the ways of creating a VM and its configuration. Finally, the course includes security issues and VM monitoring. In short, the course will help you to be a certified professional virtualisation expert.

Course Highlights

  • Internationally recognised accredited certification on successful completion
  • Free accredited e-certificate
  • Study at your own pace, anytime and anywhere
  • Access to all courses with a monthly membership plan of £29
  • High quality video and text course materials
  • Efficient exam system, assessment and instant results
  • Improve your chance of gaining professional skills and better earning potential
  • Eligibility for NUS Extra card which gives you a discount from thousands of retailers


There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment and Certification

You can test your learning as you progress through the course by undertaking mock tests. On completion of the course, there will be an assessment consisting of multiple choice questions for which the pass mark is 60%. On passing, you will gain instant access to your e-certificate.  PDF and hard copy certificates can be ordered for an additional fee.

Tutor Support

With all our courses, you will receive access to dedicated tutors and technical support. You will also be provided with unlimited email, phone and live chat support to help answer any questions you might have whilst studying the course.

Course Compatibility

All our courses are fully compatible with PC’s, Mac’s, tablets and smartphones.

Career Path

Completing this course will help you to increase your knowledge and improve your skills and instil in you the confidence to progress. You will also be able to add your qualification to your CV, enhance your career and become more competitive within your chosen industry.

Course Curriculum

Course Introduction and Methodology
Learn IT! Do IT! Know IT! 00:06:00
Virtualization Overview
Why Virtualize 01:01:00
Planning and Installing ESXi
Planning the ESXi Deployment 00:12:00
vSphere 5 Deployment Guidelines 00:11:00
vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi) Installation 00:41:00
Configuring Hostname Resolution and NTP 00:08:00
CTroubleshooting ESXi 00:10:00
Using Tools to Administer a VMware Environment
Overview of 3rd Party Tools 00:13:00
ESXi Management 00:29:00
Linux Command Review 00:08:00
Troubleshooting the vSphere Client (VIC) 00:02:00
vCenter Server 5 and Licensing
Licensing 00:20:00
vCenter Server Installation 00:32:00
vCenter Server Inventory 00:11:00
Managing vCenter Server 00:11:00
Planning vCenter Server Deployment 00:06:00
Troubleshooting vCenter Server and Database 00:17:00
Configuring Networking
Creating & Modifying Virtual Networks 00:49:00
vSphere Distributed Virtual Switches 00:43:00
Creating & Modifying Virtual Networks Using CLI 00:13:00
Configuring Storage
Storage Concepts 00:38:00
iSCSI Storage (GUI & Command Line) 00:35:00
Fibre Channel Storage 00:08:00
VMFS Datastores (GUI & Command Line) 00:36:00
NAS Storage and NFS Datastores (GUI & Command Line) 00:13:00
Raw Device Mapping (RDM) 00:14:00
VM Creation, Configuration, and Snapshots
Create a VM 00:31:00
Create Multiple VMs, Templates, & Clones 00:28:00
Virtual Appliances 00:04:00
VMware Converter (P2V – V2V) 00:20:00
Manage VMs 00:28:00
Virtual Machine Startup Shutdown 00:06:00
Virtual Machine Snapshots 00:18:00
vSphere Web Client 00:12:00
Virtual Machine Troubleshooting & Best Practices 01:03:00
Security and Permissions
Controlling User Access and Passwords 00:29:00
ESXi ESX Active Directory (AD) Integration 00:09:00
Managing Firewalls 00:13:00
SSH Access 00:05:00
The root Account 00:04:00
VMsafe and vShield 00:07:00
Server and VM Monitoring
Optimizing Resources 00:32:00
Performance Monitoring 00:32:00
Configuring Alarms 00:07:00
ESXi and vCenter Logs 00:11:00
Advanced ESXi and vCenter Server Management
Storage Views & Topology Maps 00:14:00
Storage vMotion 00:14:00
Configuring vMotion 00:20:00
Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) Cluster 00:39:00
Datastore Clusters & Storage DRS (SDRS) 00:18:00
Resource Pools and Monitoring 00:11:00
Host Profiles 00:23:00
Linked Mode Group of vCenter Servers 00:04:00
vSphere Storage Appliance (VSA) 00:06:00
Patching and Upgrading ESXi
Patching ESXi Standalone Hosts 00:03:00
Patching with Update Manager 00:16:00
Upgrades and Migrations 00:18:00
Disaster Recovery and Backup
Site Recovery Manager (SRM) 00:07:00
High Availability (HA) 00:31:00
VM Fault Tolerance 00:06:00
Microsoft Clustering 00:04:00
Backup Strategies 00:01:00
VMware Data Recovery 00:24:00
Third Party Backups 00:07:00
Mock Exam
Final Exam

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