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About VMware

VMware that provides cloud and virtualization software and services, and claims to be the first to commercially successfully virtualize the x86 architecture. VMware’s desktop software runs on Microsoft Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X, while its enterprise software hypervisors for servers, VMware ESX and VMware ESXi, are bare-metal hypervisors that run directly on server hardware without requiring an additional underlying operating system.

VMware software provides a completely virtualized set of hardware to the guest operating system. VMware software virtualizes the hardware for a video adapter, a network adapter, and hard disk adapters. The host provides pass-through drivers for guest USB, serial, and parallel devices. In this way, VMware virtual machines become highly portable between computers, because every host looks nearly identical to the guest. In practice, a system administrator can pause operations on a virtual machine guest, move or copy that guest to another physical computer, and there resume execution exactly at the point of suspension. Alternatively, for enterprise servers, a feature called vMotion allows the migration of operational guest virtual machines between similar but separate hardware hosts sharing the same storage (or, with vMotion Storage, separate storage can be used, too). Each of these transitions is completely transparent to any users on the virtual machine at the time it is being migrated.

Why to attend Tekslate Online Training ?​

Classes are conducted by Certified VMware Working Professionals with 100 % Quality Assurance.

With an experienced Certified practitioner who will teach you the essentials you need to know to kick-start your career on VMware. Our training make you more productive with your VMware Training Online. Our training style is entirely hands-on. We will provide access to our desktop screen and will be actively conducting hands-on labs with real-time projects.

VMware Training Curriculum


What is Virtualization?, Why Virtualization?, Benefits of Virtualization, Virtualization overview in Industry, VMware History, Host Based and Hypervisor based Virtualization, Other Virtualization Product in Market, Role of VMware in Cloud Computing

VMware vSphere Hypervisor (EXSi)

ESX/ESXi: Virtualization Platform, ESXi Installable, ESXi Embedded, and ESX, ESX/ESXi Architecture, Installation   of Hypervisor (ESX 4.0, ESXi4.1, ESXi5.0 , ESXi5.1 &, ESXi5.5), Configure Management Network, Configure DNS and Routing, ESX/ESXi as an NTP Client, Connecting to an ESX/ESXi Host using vSphere Client and CLI

VMware vCenter Server

Installing vCenter Server, vCenter Server Architecture and its components, vCenter Server Pre-requisites for hardware and software, vCenter Database Requirement, vCenter Server Services, Managing vCenter Server, vCenter server Datastores and Networks, Adding host to vCenter Server, vCenter server Events, Export logs

Installation of VMware vSphere Client

Installation of Web Client, vCenter server virtual appliance(VCA), Installation of VCA, Configuring Network, time zone and manage VCA

Virtual Machines and its modifications

Virtual Machine concepts, Files in VM, VM hardware like vCPU, vRAM, virtual disk, virtual network card, console, Creating new VM, installing windows, Linux & Solaris guest OS in VM, VMware tools and its roles, Modifying VMs, How to add and remove virtual hardware, Creating RDM for VM, Managing VM’s with vApp, removing the VM from Inventory and disk


Configuring Standard Switches, Configuring Virtual Machine in Port Group, NIC Teaming in Switch, Real time scenario in Switches, Configuring Distributed Switches, Migrating   VM and VMKernel port from  Standard switch to Distributed Switch

VMware vSphere Storage

Using VMFS Data Store with ESX & ESXi, Creating and Browsing VMFS and NFS Datastore, Various Methods to increase the size of Datastore, Deleting VMFS DataStore, Configuration of iSCSI software adapter, Multipathing with Fiber Channel , iSCSI Storage, Managing Multiple Storage Paths and Load Balancing

Virtual Machine Management

Clones and Templates, Creating Templates and Clones for a VM, Deploying Virtual Machine from Template and OVF Template, Managing Virtual Machines: Creating, Managing and Remove snapshots

Various Migration Types

Cold Migration, Suspended Migration, vMotion and Storage vMotion, Enhanced vMotion

Resource Monitoring

Basics of CPU and Memory Virtualization, Multicore Processors, Hyper threading and Load balancing, Overview of Memory Virtualization, Memory Reclamation Techniques Transparent Page Sharing (TPS), Balloon Driver Mechanism, Memory Compression, VMkernel Swap, What is Resource Pool?, Why we need Resource Pool?, Creation of Resource Pool, its attributes and Reservations, Virtual Machine CPU, Memory and I/O Settings A, Admission Control for CPU and Memory, Resource Control and Management, How to use Perfmon tools and vCenter Server performance tab, How to analyze data from tools using graphs

Security Control

Access control overview, User and groups, roles, assigning Permission, Various Permission Scenarios


Alarm Settings and Triggers, Conditional and event triggers

Configuring reporting, vCenter notification HA cluster Administration

What is High Availability?, Architecture of HA in VMware vSphere 5.5, Master and Slave Concepts, HA Failure Scenarios, Master Host and Slave Host Failure, How to Configure vCenter HA? How to use HA and DRS together?, How to Enable or Disable HA?, Advance option in HA, Planning Resource for HA and DRS, NIC teaming in HA, Add network in HA

Fault Tolerence

What is FT? How FT works for a VM?, FT Do’s and Don’ts, Enabling FT for VM?, Managing FT for VMS, Implementing FT for VM, Real Time Scenarios

Distributed Resource Scheduler

What are DRS?, How to configure DRS?, Pre-requisites for DRS?, What are EVC and its requirements?, How to configure Affinity, Non-Affinity Rules? Creation of DRS Host and Virtual Machine Groups

Update Manager Administration

Concepts, Capabilities, Components, Install and Configure Update Manager

Data Protection

What is Data Protection?, Why we need Data Protection?, Backup of host configuration data and entire virtual machine, Installation and Configuring vSphere Data Protection Advanced, De-Duplication Store, Third party tools for Backup

VMware vCenter Operations Manager

Deployment of vCops., Performance monitoring of all inventory objects, Report Generation

VMWare Fundamentals

What Is a Virtual Machine?

To the Server Administrator, the virtual machine is just another machine/server. They just RDP to this system as they have done before. But what is a VM to a vSphere Administrator or to the Hypervisor. To us, the VM is nothing but a “bunch of files.” There are many files with various extensions that make up the VM. We could directly manipulate some of the files to affect the V M even though it might be reserved for advanced vSphere administrators. Many time, GUI gives you the control you seek so you don’t have to manipulate the files directly, but you can.

VMWare Advantages

The advantage of doing this is that we previously used maybe 2 percent to 20 percent of our physical resources, since CPU and RAM were getting faster and comparatively cheaper. Now, after doing the virtualization, we can put multiple VMs on that same physical chassis from Dell (in our example) and each VM is isolated from the others. This isolation is important because if one of my VMs crashes, it will not have any effect on other VMs. Through consolidation, I have reduced the number of physical chasses I own. You will also see in the ICM and FastTrack classes that with many Fault Tolerant and Clustering methods available, we can protect this entire ESXi host along with all its VMs, if it were to fail.

Another advantage that we gain from consolidation is that, depending on the consolidation ratio you are implementing, you have reduced the number of machines you have purchased. This is not only a financial savings, it is space savings. Think about where you were putting these servers. They were all sitting in your Data Center, taking up a whole lot of space. Less rack space used means more savings. Also, more machines would have generated more heat; less heat means less air conditioning, providing even more savings.

Have you ever run into a dilemma: you want to purchase a physical server that doesn’t have to be that powerful, but vendors don’t usually sell hardware with lower configurations? Now, with virtualization, you can put those application servers in a VM, and you can have different CPU and RAM allocations for different VM set up the way you want them. The ESXi host does the resource sharing based on the allocation. You can do the carving of CPU and RAM per VM. This is called resource sharing, and is thoroughly covered in various VMware classes.


The VMware component that allocates CPU, Memory, and Input/Output is called Hypervisor. The installation of ESXi software right on top of the physical server (Dell Server in our case) is called bare-metal hypervisor architecture. So, an x86-based system running the virtualization layer directly is the bare metal hypervisor. This bare metal hypervisor option is common in real-life environments. There is another option, called the Hosted Virtualization (also referred to as Host-based virtualization), that is also available.


Hosted Solution

After taking the VMware class where you performed various labs on high-end servers you might want to practice the same labs at home. You might not have those high-end servers at home, but you still have your home desktop or laptop with your Windows OS or Linux OS installed. You can purchase VMware Workstation, reasonably priced, from VMware and install that on a Windows-based machine; VMware Fusion is available for MAC users. Then, on top of that VMware workstation or VMware Fusion you can create VMs with the Windows 2008/ Exchange setup we discussed before. Unlike the previous example, this is done on top of an OS like Windows, or Linux, or Mac OSX/Lion. Since this is hosted on one of these OSs, this is called a hosted solution. This might be perfect for your lab environment but not really recommended for a real production environment since you are then running these VMs (VM with Exchange or your databases) on VMware workstation that is itself running on top of your home version of Windows 7. I hope that screams NO to you as it does to me. Let’s get back to our bare metal solution.

If I still have a legacy OS like Microsoft’s Windows NT, for example, that I need to maintain in my production environment. Now, imagine that your existing Windows NT system is dead and you need to get that up and running fast. You don’t have those legacy servers anymore and the high-end new servers and their components might not be recognized by an older OS like Windows NT. This is a perfect candidate for virtualization because these I/O calls are going through the Hypervisor. So, another advantage of doing virtualization with VMware’s vSphere is that you have support for legacy OSs on your new hardware (ESXi Host). Now, I hope administrators of most environments will look at migrating to newer OSs and not continue using Windows NT, since its legacy.

Some Files that Make up a Virtual Machine So, what’s in these files? Well, everything. For example, we have a .vmx file that contains the configuration of the VM. The name of the file is going to be whatever you called the VM with the .vmx extension. What is in the .vmx file? .vmx is the main file for the VM. In the GUI, when you use the wizard to create the VM, all the answers to the wizard questions are in this file. This includes information on the Guest Operating System, Networking, and other things such as disk sizes. So, .vmx – a simple text file – is an important file that is stored in the same place where your VMs are stored. Another important file is the .vmdk file extension. Again, the name of the file is the name of the VM followed by the .vmdk extension. You can see this using your vSphere Client, selecting your VM, and looking at the properties/settings of the VM. Once you see the Datastore, you can right-click and select Browse Datastore from the menu. However, if you use the Storage Views tab (select the VM and click on the Storage Views tab) you will see all the files related to the VM. You will see the .vmx file and many more files. You will see the .vmdk file, but you will also see a file with -flat.vmdk, which was not visible when we did the right-click on Datastore and did Browse Datastore.

This Storage Views tab is showing you the correct information.

The .vmdk file is not the real disk content; it is just the virtual disk characteristics. The flat.vmdk file is the one that contains the virtual disk’s data (the real meat).

The .log files are very helpful when working with VMware support folks for troubleshooting

The .nvram is the actual VM BIOS. Just as in the physical machine, the VMs have BIOS settings, too.

The .vmsd is for VM’s snapshots.

The .vmsn is the state of the RAM of the VM if you chose to take the snapshot of the memory.

The .vmtx is the one you will see if you are using Templates. This is good if you are deploying multiple VMs and you don’t wish to sit and answer individual questions while going through installation wizards and various other prompts. Deploying from templates is very efficient use of your time and is covered in VMware classes in its own lesson. There are many more files out there that make up these VMs. We discuss these in the VMware ICM class and the VMware Fast Track classes. So, if the virtual machine is nothing but a bunch of files, it’s easy to move these files from one datastore to another datastore.

Virtual Hardware

VM uses virtual hardware. The guest OS you are using in the VM has no idea that the hardware is virtual (remember, this will be defined in the .vmx file or through some GUI wizard you are going through). There have been many iterations of what hardware can be configured for the VM. This is called the hardware version

vSphere Client

Using the windows based vSphere client to point to the vCenter where all the hosts are being managed gives you a nice centralized view. You can also use your existing Active Directory infrastructure to login and start assigning permissions for whomever in your organization can access what resources. Starting with vSphere 5.1, you also have a vSphere web client, which is more feature-rich compared to the previous version in 5.0. Certain actions, like creating a VM with Hardware version 9 can only be done using the vSphere web client currently, not with the Windows version of vSphere client. For now, we might be running both versions of vSphere client but looks like we will be moving to the web client so there is no dependency of Windows.

All these concepts would be discussed in detail in the VMWare training

Salary Trends

Average VMware Salary in USA is increasing and is much better than other products.

VMware Training



Learn VMware at TekSlate and get qualified for the VMware certification. This certification improve your credibility and deliver business value to your organization by becoming VCP6-DCV certified.

  • Having a VMware certification distinguishes you as an expert.
  • For VMware certification, you need not go to a test center, as the exams are available online
  • You need to prove your technical skills with a qualified associate exam in order to enter the next level of certified professional exam.

There are 2 Version Certifications:


Exam Details: for VMware Certified Professional 6 for VMware Certified Professional 5

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For experienced professionals in UK, special batches are conducted in different timings. Customized approach to imparting training has made us different from others. You can clarify your doubts after completing the class. You can avail training in your cities like London, Birmingham, Leeds, Glasgow and more.

VMware Training Canada

There are many companies that offer VMware training in Canada. Our VMware course provides basic understanding about the introduction and overview. It is the course that can be educate right from the beginner to the intermediate and advanced level. VMwareTraining is provided by Real Time Industry Experts who has huge subject knowledge, skills and enhances the skills of students in the best way. You can avail training in your cities like Montreal, Winnipeg, Mississauga, Ottawa and more

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We at TekSlate offer interactively designed VMware training. The VMware Training course design in Hyderabad aims not only imparting theoretical concepts, but also aid students explore and experiment the subject. By the end of our training program, students can confidently update their profiles with knowledge and Hands on experience.

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VMware Training in Pune

TekSlate offers Instructor-led online training by Top-Notch Trainers in Pune. Every session will be recorded and provided to you for future reference. Good quality Material will help students explore the subject confidently.

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TekSlate offers best VMware Training in Mumbai with most experienced professionals. Our Instructors are working professionals in the related technologies. Our team of trainers provides training services in a practical way with a framed syllabus to match with the real world requirements for both beginner level to advanced level.

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VMware Training helps you to develop your IT skills through our wide variant training curricula. TekSlate in Delhi has immense experienced real-time professionals having years of experience. Our training program is very much mixed with both practical and interview point of questions to achieve the expertise in the subject.


Tekslate basically offers the online instructor-led training. Apart from that we also provide corporate training for enterprises.

Our trainers have relevant experience in implementing real-time solutions on different queries related to different topics of VMWare Training. Tekslate also verifies their technical background and expertise.


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VMWare Training in New York

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VMWare Training in Houston

Houston is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Texas and the fourth most populous city in the United States. Houston is recognized worldwide for its energy industry—particularly for oil and natural gas—as well as for biomedical research and aeronautics. Renewable energy sources—wind and solar—are also growing economic bases in the city.

VMWare Training in Chicago

The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as “Chicagoland”, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the United States and fourth largest in North America. Positioned along Lake Michigan, the city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation. The city claims two Dow 30 companies: aerospace giant Boeing, which moved its headquarters from Seattle to the Chicago Loop in 2001 and Kraft Heinz.

VMWare Training in Dallas

Dallas is the most populous city in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex, which is the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the United States. The economy of Dallas is considered diverse, with dominant sectors including defense, financial services, information technology, telecommunications and transportation. It serves as the headquarters for 9 Fortune 500 companies within the city limits.

VMWare Training in San Jose

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VMWare Training in Hyderabad 

TekSlate is the leading training provider in Hyderabad. Hyderabad popularly known as the City of Pearls & is the capital city of Andhra Pradesh. The city popular for its Film City and Charminar, Hyderabad is also a growing metropolitan area of the South. The city has been a prosperous pear and diamond trading center for the nation from years. Alongside, many manufacturing and financial institutions entered the city with industrialization. Also the flourishing pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries in Hyderabad earned it the title of India&  pharmaceutical capital. The city is home to more than 1300 IT firms including Google, IBM, Yahoo, Dell, Facebook, Infosys, TCS, Wipro and more.

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TekSlate is the leading training provider in Bangalore. It is the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka. It has a population of over ten million, making it a megacity and the third most populous city and fifth most populous urban agglomeration in India.  Bangalore is sometimes referred to as the “Silicon Valley of India” (or “IT capital of India”) because of its role as the nation’s leading information technology (IT) exporter. Indian technological organisations ISRO, Infosys, Wipro and HAL are headquartered in the city.

VMWare Training in Chennai

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We record each LIVE class session you undergo through and we will share the recordings of each session/class.

If you have any queries you can contact our 24/7 dedicated support to raise a ticket. We provide you email support and solution to your queries. If the query is not resolved by email we can arrange for a one-on-one session with our trainers.

You will work on real world Best VMWare Online Training projects wherein you can apply your knowledge and skills that you acquired through our training. We have multiple projects that thoroughly test your skills and knowledge of various aspect and components making you perfectly industry-ready.

Our Trainers will provide the Environment/Server Access to the students and we ensure practical real-time experience VMWare Online training by providing all the utilities required for the in-depth understanding of the course.


If you are enrolled in classes and/or have paid fees, but want to cancel the registration for certain reason, it can be attained within 48 hours of initial registration. Please make a note that refunds will be processed within 30 days of prior request.

The Training itself is Real-time Project Oriented.

Yes. All the training sessions are LIVE Online Streaming using either through WebEx or GoToMeeting, thus promoting one-on-one trainer student Interaction.

There are some Group discounts available if the participants are more than 2.


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