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vSphere 6.5 Update Manager

vSphere 6.5 Update Manager


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
Course Number
Expertise Level



Overview/Description
VMware vSphere Update Manager is used to patch and upgrade your virtual environment. In this course, you will learn how to correctly use Update Manager to maintain hosts and virtual machines.

Target Audience
IT professionals or managers using or considering the use of VMware vSphere products such as vCenter and ESXi to provide virtualization in their datacenter

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
1.2

Lesson Objectives

vSphere 6.5 Update Manager

  • start the course
  • describe the purpose of Update Manager in a vSphere environment
  • recognize criteria for an Update Manager installation on a Windows server
  • compare the different views of the Update Manager interface
  • describe basic network configuration options within the Administration view of Update Manager
  • recognize capabilities of the Download Settings configuration options within the Administration view of Update Manager
  • specify the importance of VM snapshots and recognize capabilities of the virtual machine settings within the Administration view of Update Manager
  • describe how the patch repository is used to maintain a VMware vSphere 6.5 environment
  • describe how ESXi images are imported within Update Manager
  • specify the functionality of events and notifications settings within Update Manager
  • describe how baselines and groups help organize patches within VMware vSphere 6.5
  • recognize how to attach baselines to various objects within a VMware vSphere 6.5 environment
  • recognize the importance of baseline groups and scanning for compliance within a VMware vSphere 6.5 environment
  • create and apply an Update Manager baseline using the vSphere Web Client
  • Course Number:
    vi_vicm_a11_it_enus

    Expertise Level
    Expert