Written by VM-certified instructors with years of professional and teaching experience, VMware Certified Professional Test Prep is the ultimate guide to the VCP exam. Its organized and highly practical approach will help administrators successfully complete the exam while also maximizing their ability to apply this tool on the job. The guide covers the body of knowledge required of a VMware certified professional, provides the tools needed to keep that knowledge current, and helps develop the wherewithal to apply that knowledge to real solutions.
Covering the ESX 3.0.x through ESX 3.5.x releases that are the focus of the VCP test, this volume:
Also of great use to those administrators who have already received their certification, this book includes solutions to many of the common gotchas that they are certain to encounter in virtual environments. In particular, capacity-planning concepts reveal the specific details needed to make full use of VMware’s unique resource management capabilities. Troubleshooting tips appear throughout the book, making it a useful resource in the virtualized datacenter.
Signing up for the Test. Overview of VMware Products and Technologies. Installing ESX. Networking. Storage. Creating Virtual Machines. Installing and Configuring VirtualCenter. Permissions and rights. Creating and Configuring Resource Pools. Enterprise Features: VMotion, HA, DRS. Monitoring and Alerting. Resource Optimization. VMware Consolidate Backup. Troubleshooting.