Overview

Introduction

The Monitor ESXi and vCenter Server and Virtual Machines module provides you with the instruction and server hardware to develop your hands on skills in the defined topics. This module includes the following exercises:

  1. Monitoring ESXi Hosts, vCenter Server and Virtual Machines
  2. Performance Monitoring
  3. Create and Administer vCenter Server Alarms

Exercise 1 – Monitor ESXi, vCenter Server and Virtual Machines

In this exercise, you will learn the following in vSphere:

  • Configure SNMP for vCenter Server
  • Configure Active Directory and SMTP settings for vCenter Server
  • Configure vCenter Server logging options
  • Create a log bundle
  • Create/Edit/Delete a Scheduled Task
  • Configure/View/Print/Export resource maps
  • Start/Stop/Verify vCenter Server service status
  • Start/Stop/Verify ESXi host agent status
  • Configure vCenter Server timeout settings
  • Monitor/Administer vCenter Server connections
  • Create an Advanced Chart

Exercise 2 – Performance Monitoring

Create an Advanced Chart The advanced performance charts provide a graphical display of statistical data for an ESX/ESXi host or objects in the vCenter Server.

Exercise 3 – Create and Administer vCenter Server Alarms

In this exercise, you will learn the following in vSphere:

  • Create a vCenter utilization alarm
  • Create a vCenter connectivity alarm
  • Configure alarm triggers
  • Configure alarm actions
  • For a given alarm, identify the affected resource in a vSphere implementation

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