HCXMO — VMware HCX: Management and Operations


HCXMO - VMware HCX: Management and Operations

Course Overview

This four-day course gives you knowledge and practical exercises sufficient to manage VMware HCX® and to migrate virtual machines using VMware HCX. The course focuses on configuration and management of VMware HCX. The course equips system administrators with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to achieve competence in migrating virtual machines.

Product Alignment

VMware HCX

Who should attend

System administrators
System engineers
Migration engineers
Migration architects


This course has the following required prerequisites:

VMware NSX-T Data Center: Troubleshooting and Operations [V3.2] (NSXTTO32) or equivalent strong networking experience
VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V7] (VSICM7)
Disaster recovery and business continuity fundamentals

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

Describe core VMware HCX use cases and common triggers for mobility
Describe the core components and features of VMware HCX
Describe a real-life example of a VMware HCX project
Identify all major Cloud Providers offering and supporting VMware HCX
Describe the features of VMware HCX services
Explain the different deployment types for VMware HCX and choose the correct components to deploy for a particular use case
Understand the resource, network, and VMware ESXi™ and VMware vCenter® requirements for VMware HCX
Install and configure VMware HCX
Understand, deploy, and manage the HCX Service Mesh
Understand Network Extension and Traffic Engineering
Create Network Extension and enable Mobility Optimized Networking
Understand WAN Optimization
Understand the different migration types and be able to choose the best one for different applications and workloads
Incorporate VMware HCX into a disaster recovery strategy
Design a VMware HCX deployment for different use cases
Manage the lifecycle of VMware HCX

Course Content

Course Introduction

Introductions and course logistics
Course objectives

Introduction to VMware HCX

Describe workload mobility challenges that VMware HCX addresses
Recognize use cases for VMware HCX
Identify all major Cloud providers offering and supporting VMware HCX

HCX Services and Deployment Types

Describe the functions of VMware HCX components
Recognize the services provided by VMware HCX
Recognize when to use different deployment types for VMware HCX
Be able to choose which components to install and configure for a different VMware HCX service

HCX Deployment

Identify the resource, network, and ESXi/VMware vCenter server requirements for VMware HCX
Understand the VMware vCenter user roles and access requirements
Describe the installation workflow
Install, activate, and configure VMware HCX manager
Understand the compute and network profile requirements for VMware HCX and its services
Create site pair, compute, and network profiles
Describe and manage the HCX Service Mesh
Create and configure a HCX Service Mesh

Network Extension

Describe network extension use case and benefits
Compare the HCX-Network extension service with other solutions
Examine Network Extension capabilities and topology
Create a Network Extension
Describe network traffic packet flow

Describe Mobility

Optimized Networking
Enable Mobility Optimized Networking
Describe the TCP Flow Conditioning and Application path resiliency feature of VMware HCX
Recognize the key benefits of TCP flow conditioning and Application path resiliency
Describe WAN optimization
Workload Mobility
Describe different migration types
Recognize the limitation of each migration method and consideration when planning a migration
Understand Bulk and Replication Assisted VMware HCX® vMotion® migration methods
Migrate a VM using Bulk migration
Describe cold and vMotion migration method
Migrate a VM using HCX vMotion migration
Examine non VMware vSphere® workload migration
Migrate a VM using an OS assisted migration method

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

Examine disaster recovery concepts
Describe disaster recovery networks
Plan and create disaster recovery networks
Describe VM protection operations
Protect, recover, and test recovery and reverse replication of a VM
Understand VMware HCX and SRM integration and value

HCX Lifecycle Management

Backup and restore the VMware HCX manager
Locate and access VMware HCX logs
Troubleshoot VMware HCX
Plan for VMware HCX manager and component updates

Customer Design Scenarios

Design a VMware HCX deployment
Choose workload mobility methods for the migration
Discuss customer requirements and proposed design
Discuss components, services, and migration methods for the scenario

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Длительность: 4 дня (32 часа)
Код курса: HCXMO

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