VCAP-DCV Deploy Objective 7.1

Replication, VCAP6-DCV Deploy
We are now in the seventh section of the blueprint ,In this section we are going to cover "Deploy and manage vSphere Replication" Here are the objective from the blueprint : Configure and manage a vSphere Replication infrastructure: Isolate vSphere Replication network traffic Enable data compression of vSphere Replication traffic Configure and manage vSphere Replication of virtual machines Analyze and resolve vSphere Replication issues: Storage configuration Multiple point in time snapshots Enabling vSphere Replication on VMs Lab Setup: 2 Datacenter See post: http://vpentathlon.com/replication-lab-preparation/  Documents used: VMware vSphere Replication Administration   Configure and manage a vSphere Replication infrastructure and Configure and manage vSphere Replication of virtual machines: Installation: http://vpentathlon.com/vcp6-dcv-blueprint-section-6configure-and-administer-a-vsphere-backupsrestorereplication-solution-part-2/ Configuration and management: http://vpentathlon.com/vcp6-dcv-blueprint-section-6configure-and-administer-a-vsphere-backupsrestorereplication-solution-part-3/   Isolate vSphere Replication network traffic: You isolate the network traffic to the vSphere Replication Server by dedicating a VMKernel NIC…
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VCAP-DCV Deploy Objective 4.1

DRS, VCAP6-DCV Deploy, vSphere HA
We are now in the forth section of the blueprint , this section is the availability part and in the following posts we are going to discuss how we Implement and Maintain Complex vSphere Availability Solutions We are going to discuss the following objective from the blueprint : Configure a HA cluster to meet resource and availability requirements Configure HA redundancy settings: Management network Datastore heartbeat Network partitions Configure custom isolation response settings Configure VM Component Protection (VMCP) Configure HA related alarms and analyze a HA cluster Configure VMware Fault Tolerance for single and multi-vCPU virtual machines Lab Setup: Using VMware workstation: Microsoft Servers 2012R2 for Services (DNS , DHCP, etc…) Installed esx0 Installed esx1 Installed VCSA  Documents used: vSphere 6.0 Availability Guide VMware KB 1004700 Configure a HA cluster to meet resource…
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VCAP-DCV Deploy Objective 2.1 – part 4

blueprint, SIOC, Storage, study guide, VCAP6-DCV Deploy
In this post we will continue to discuss Implementing Complex Storage Solutions here are the objectives from the blueprint that i am going to cover: Deploy and configure VMware Virtual SAN Upgrade VMware storage infrastructure Configure / View VMFS locking mechanisms ATS-Only mechanism ATS_SCSI mechanism Configure Storage I/O Control to allow I/O prioritization Lab Setup:(not including vSAN) Using VMware workstation: Microsoft Servers 2012R2 for Services (DNS , DHCP, etc…) installed esx0 Installed VCSA Storage device that can support iSCSI ( i am using Netgear ReadyNAS 202)  Documents used: vSphere6 Storage Guide Deploy and configure VMware Virtual SAN: Please check my previous post on vSAN: http://vpentathlon.com/vcp6-dcv-blueprint-section-3configure-and-administer-advanced-vsphere-6-x-storage-objective-3-2-part-1/ and http://vpentathlon.com/vcp6-dcv-blueprint-section-3configure-and-administer-advanced-vsphere-6-x-storage-objective-3-2-part-2/   Upgrade VMware storage infrastructure: In this objective  we will cover the following topics: Upgrading VMFS datastores Increasing VMFS datastore  capacity Upgrading VMFS…
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