Create, Configure and Run ESXi 6 Virtual Machines

Learn about virtual hardware, installing an OS and installing / using VMware Tools | taught by Larry Karnis

Course description

Virtual Machines are the reason you use ESXi 6 and vSphere 6. Learning how to create, size and use virtual machines effectively is critical to your efficient use of vSphere.

In this course you will learn how to:

  • Understand and use features and capabilities of Virtual Hardware version 11
  • Create, configure and update the virtual hardware layer of a virtual machine
  • Install the guest operating system of your choice into a virtual machine
  • Perform Guest OS post install task to complete the installation of your VM
  • Install, configure and update VMware Tools
  • Work with the VMware Remote Console (VMRC) application and how to access VMs via web console

By the end of this course, you will know everything you need to install and run Virtual Machines according to best practices.

Larry Karnis
Larry Karnis
VMware Certified Professional - Author, Consultant, Lecturer

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What do you do if you need to learn VMware but can't afford the $4,000 - $6,000 charged for authorized training; or you can't find a training event that works with your schedule? Now, you can enroll in my equivalent VMware vSphere 6 and Horizon View video-on-demand training... for less.

I have created courses that together offer over 36 hours of VMware vSphere 6 lectures (about 8 days of instructor lead training at 4hrs lecture per day normally offered in live instructor led training). With Video-On-Demand training, I can provide more insight and detail, without the time constraints that a normal instructor led training class would impose. My goal is to give you a similar or better training experience than classroom training - at about 10% of the cost.

Run This Class At Your Office

ESXLab maintains a pool of high-scoring, experienced instructors who would be glad to lead this event at your place of work. If you have 5 or more people and would like to run live instructor led (distance or on-site) training, please contact me for a quote.

About Me

I am an Information Technology consultant / trainer with over 25 years of experience in system administration, networking, security, infrastructure and security.

I worked for 10 years as a UNIX programmer / consultant before moving to Linux in 1995. I started working with VMware products in 2001 and decided to focus exclusively on VMware in 2004. I earned my first VMware Certified Professional (VCP) designation on ESX 2.0 in 2004 (VCP #: 993). I have also earned VCP in ESX 3, and in vSphere 4 and 5.

My VMware Work Experience

  • I have been providing VMware consulting and training for more than 12 years. I have lead literally hundreds of classes and taught thousands of people how to use VMware. I teach both introductory and advanced VMware classes.
  • I worked for VMware as a senior contract VMware Certified Instructor (VCI) and consultant for almost 5 years. One of my regular duties was to help mentor new VCI's - helping them prepare for and successfully deliver vSphere classes.
  • After leaving VMware, I launched my own training business focused on VMware virtualization in 2008. In 2013, VMware called me back to help them ramp up support services for the upcoming vSphere 5.1 product launch.
  • Prior to VMware, I worked as a contract consultant / trainer for RedHat (I hold RHCE, RHCI and RHCX), Global Knowledge, Learning Tree and many other training and consulting companies.


I hold a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Math from the University of Toronto. I also hold numerous industry certifications including VMware Certified Professional on VMware Infrastructure 2 & 3 and vSphere 4 & 5 (ret.), VMware Certified Instructor (ret.), RedHat Certified Engineer (RHCE), RedHat Certified Instructor (RHCI) and RedHat Certified Examiner (RHCX) as well as certifications from LPI, HP, SCO and others.

I hope to see you in one of my VMware classes very soon... If you have questions, please contact me directly.

And... please link to me on LinkedIn - https://ca.linkedin.com/in/larrykarnis

Thanks,

Larry

Larry Karnis

For more information or for questions about this course, please contact:

Larry Karnis
President, ESXLab

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Course Curriculum

Create, Configure and run ESXi 6 Virtual Machines
83:11
ESXi 6 Virtual Hardware and Virtual Machines FREE
Virtual Machines - Overview FREE
Virtual Machints - Project Plan FREE
Virtual Machines - Hardware and Operating System Overview
Virtual Hardware Version 11 FREE
Base Virtual Machine Hardware
Virtual CPU (vCPU) - Sockets and Cores
Physical CPUs and Virtual CPUs
How to Adjust Virtual CPU Sockets and Cores Layout
Virtual Machine Memory
Virtual Machine Virtual SCSI Controllers and Disks
VMware Paravirtual Virtual SCSI Controller
Completing the Virtual Machine's Virtual Hardware Layer
Virtual Machine Remote Console Application
Internacting with the Virtual Machine's BIOS
Installing an Operating System Into Your Virtual Machine
A Virtual Machine Running with Vendor Supplied Drivers
Updating VM Drivers with VMware Tools
Virtual USB Device Support
USB 2.0 & 3.0 Controller and Device Support
Windows Performance Tips
Virtual Machine Snapshots
How Snapshots Work
The Snapshot Manager
Powered Off Virtual Machines
How to Take Ownership of a Powered Off Virtual Machine
Copying Virtual Machines
ESXi 6 Virtual Machine Supported Guest Operating Systems
Create and Configure a Virtual Machine lab FREE
Review and Qustions FREE
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