What you’ll learn
By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
Describe the software components of vSAN and their roles
Diagram how the components relate to each other
Use Skyline Health to investigate and help determine failure conditions
Use the command-line tools to help determine failure conditions
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Who is the course for?
Storage and virtual infrastructure administrators who want to be able to perform initial troubleshooting on their software-defined storage with vSAN
1. Course Introduction
2. vSAN Architecture
Describe the vSAN architecture and components
Describe the policy-driven, object-based vSAN storage environment
Describe the vSAN software components: CLOM, DOM, LSOM, CMMDS, and RDT
Explain the relationships between the vSAN software components
Explain the relationship between objects and components
Determine how specific storage policies affect components
Describe component placement
3. Troubleshooting Methodology
4. Troubleshooting Tools
Discuss the improvements and added capabilities in Skyline Health for vSAN
Use Skyline Health for vSAN to identify and correct issues in vSAN
Discuss the ways to run various command-line tools
Discuss the ways to access VMware vSphere® ESXi™ Shell
Use commands to view, configure, and manage your vSphere environment
Discuss the esxcli vsan namespace commands
Discuss when to use Ruby vSphere Console (RVC) commands
Explain which log files are useful for vSAN troubleshooting
Use log files to help troubleshoot vSAN problems
You must complete one of the following prerequisites:
The course presumes that a student can perform the following tasks with no assistance or guidance before enrolling:
Use VMware vSphere® Client™ for common operations
Create and manage VMware vCenter Server® objects, such as data centers, clusters, hosts, and virtual machines
Create and modify a standard switch
Modify a distributed switch
Create a VMware vSphere® VMFS datastore
Use a wizard or a template to create a virtual machine
Migrate a virtual machine with VMware vSphere® vMotion® and VMware vSphere® Storage vMotion®
If you cannot complete all of these tasks, VMware recommends that you complete the VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage and VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage courses before enrolling in VMware vSAN: Troubleshooting.
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