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VCP6.5 Blueprint

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VCP6.5-DCV Objective 1.2: Secure ESXi and vCenter Server VCP 6.5 Objectives
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VCP6.5-DCV Objective 2.1: Configure Policies/Features and Verify vSphere Networking

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Blueprint for VCP6.5 Objective 2.1 Configure Policies/Features and Verify vSphere Networking

Create/Delete a vSphere Distributed Switch  |  Add/Remove ESXi hosts from a vSphere Distributed Switch  |  Add/Configure/Remove dvPort groups  Add/Remove uplink adapters to dvUplink groups  |  Configure vSphere Distributed Switch general and dvPort group settings  |  Create/Configure/Remove virtual adapters  |  Migrate virtual machines to/from a vSphere Distributed Switch  |  Configure LACP on vDS given design parameters  |  Describe vDS Security Polices/Settings  |  Configure dvPort group blocking policies  |  Configure load balancing and failover policies  |  Configure VLAN/PVLAN settings for VMs given communication requirements  |  Configure traffic shaping policies  |  Enable TCP Segmentation Offload support for a virtual machine  |  Enable Jumbo Frames support on appropriate components  |  Recognize behavior of vDS Auto-Rollback  Configure vDS across multiple vCenters to support [Long Distance vMotion]  |  Compare and contrast vSphere Distributed Switch (vDS) capabilities  |  Configure multiple VMkernel Default Gateways  Configure ERSPAN  |  Create and configure custom TCP/IP Stacks  |  Configure Netflow

 

  • Create/Delete a vSphere Distributed Switch
  • Add/Remove ESXi hosts from a vSphere Distributed Switch
  • Add/Configure/Remove dvPort groups
  • Add/Remove uplink adapters to dvUplink groups
  • Configure vSphere Distributed Switch general and dvPort group settings
  • Create/Configure/Remove virtual adapters
  • Migrate virtual machines to/from a vSphere Distributed Switch
  • Configure LACP on vDS given design parameters
  • Describe vDS Security Polices/Settings
  • Configure dvPort group blocking policies
  • Configure load balancing and failover policies
  • Configure VLAN/PVLAN settings for VMs given communication requirements
  • Configure traffic shaping policies
  • Enable TCP Segmentation Offload support for a virtual machine
  • Enable Jumbo Frames support on appropriate components
  • Recognize behavior of vDS Auto-Rollback
  • Configure vDS across multiple vCenters to support [Long Distance vMotion]
  • Compare and contrast vSphere Distributed Switch (vDS) capabilities
  • Configure multiple VMkernel Default Gateways
  • Configure ERSPAN
  • Create and configure custom TCP/IP Stacks
  • Configure Netflow

 

 

Resources 

 

Official Resources Used for Exam Objective 2.1

General Links

Internal Links

 

VMworld. (September 18, 2015). "VMworld 2015: NET4976 - vSphere Distributed SWitch 6 - Technical Deep Dive".
Retrieved by https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IJCbqxELrfg

43 minute video by Chris Wahl and Jason Nash. Their sixth deep dive on the distributed switch.

 

 

Riker, Rob. "Creating vSphere Distributed Switches, iSCSI Setup and vMotion". (January 14, 2016).
Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EJRzk-jhx18

 

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