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Objective 2.4 – Build Manageability Requirements into the Logical Design

Knowledge Understand what management services are provided by VMware solutions. vMA vCenter PowerCLI vCLI vCenter Orchestrator vSphere API vSphere HA vSphere DRS Auto Deploy Scheduled Tasks Host Profiles Identify and differentiate infrastructure qualities (Availability, Manageability, Performance, Recoverability, Security) See Previous…

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VCAP5-DCD Objective 2.2 – Map Service Dependencies

Knowledge Identify basic service dependencies for infrastructure and application services. This will be done during the current state analysis, There are products that will help identify application dependencies like VMware vCenter Application Discover Manager or even VMware Infrastructure Navigator can highlight dependencies. For example a…

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VCAP5-DCD Objective 2.1 –Map Business Requirements to the Logical Design

Knowledge Explain the common components of logical design. The common components of a Logical Design are: Focuses on satisfying the design factors (requirements, risks, constraints  assumptions) relationships between all major infrastructure components How to arrange components Does not contain physical detail like ports or ip addresses etc…

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Objective 1.3 – Configure and Manage Complex Multipathing and PSA Plug-in

Knowledge Explain the Pluggable Storage Architecture (PSA) layout Skills and Abilities Install and Configure PSA plug-ins Pluggable Storage Architecture(PSA) is made up of  4 smaller modules which are: NMP – Native Multipathing (Generic VMware multipathing module) MPP – Multipathing Plugin…

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