vSphere 6

VMware vSphere 6 related links

vSphere Upgrade Center
VMware vSphere 6.0 Online Library – Searchable Online Documentation for vSphere 6.0
VMware vSphere 6.0 Release Notes
VMware vSphere 6.0 Documentation
VMware vSphere Data Protection Documentation
vSphere Command-Line Interface Documentation

Free Training
Free eLearning courses from VMware Education
Data Center Virtualization

Software-Defined Storage

Product Information

What’s New in VMware vSphere 6 – Platform
VMware vCenter Server 6.0 Deployment Guide
VMware vSphere Replication Documentation
Setup for Failover Clustering and Microsoft Cluster Service
Configuration Maximums for VMware vSphere 6.0
VMware Virtual SAN (VSAN) resources
VMware vSphere VMFS-5 Upgrade Considerations

VMware vSphere Distributed Switch Features
VMware vSphere Distributed Switch Best Practices
VMware Performance Best Practices for vSphere 6

Hands-On Labs

HOL-SDC-1410 – What’s New with vSphere 6
HOL-SDC-1408 – What’s New with Virtual SAN 6

HOL-SDC-1427 – VMware Software Defined Storage for the Enterprise
HOL-SDC-1429 – Virtual Volumes

HOL-PRT-1467 – Virtual Volume with Dell EqualLogic
HOL-PRT-1471 – NetApp VSC and VASA for Clustered Data ONTAP – Policy-Based Mgmt & VVOLs Tech Preview

VMware Feature Walkthroughs

vSphere 6.0 Product Walkthroughs
vCenter Server Appliance 6.0 Installation with Embedded Platform Services Controller
vCenter Server Appliance 6.0 Installation with External Platform Services Controller
vCenter Server Appliance 5.5 to 6.0 Upgrade with Embedded Platform Services Controller
vCenter Server 6.0 Install – Windows with Embedded PSC
vCenter Server 6.0 Install – Windows with External PSC

Knowledgebase Articles

Important information before upgrading to vSphere 6.0
Update sequence for vSphere 6.0 and its compatible VMware products
Best Practices to install or upgrade to VMware ESXi 6.0

Installing vCenter Server 6.0 Best Practices
List of recommended topologies for vSphere 6.0.x
Required ports for vCenter Server 6.0
Supported host operating systems for VMware vCenter Server installation (including vCenter Update Manager and vRealize Orchestrator)
Supported host operating systems for vSphere Client (Windows) installation
Creating a Microsoft Certificate Authority Template for SSL certificate creation in vSphere 6.0
Obtaining vSphere certificates from a Microsoft Certificate Authority
Configuring vSphere 6.0 VMware Certificate Authority as a subordinate Certificate Authority
Error when uploading files to vCenter Server Appliance using WinSCP
Frequently Asked Questions on Deprecation and End of Support (EOS) for VMFS-3 in VMware vSphere 6.0.x
Methods of installing ESXi 6.0
Methods for upgrading to VMware ESXi 6.0
How to back up and restore vCenter Server 6.0 external deployment models
Unlocking and resetting the vCenter Single Sign-On (SSO) administrator password

Moving a managed ESXi/ESX host from one vCenter Server to another vCenter Server
Exporting/importing/restoring Distributed Switch configs using vSphere Web client
Migrating service console or VMkernel port from standard switches to VMware vSphere Distributed Switch
Migrating virtual machines between vSwitch or PortGroups to vDS or dvPortgroups
vNetwork Distributed Switch – Concepts Overview
Understanding VMware Fault Tolerance

ESX/ESXi/VEM Update downloads – Requires “MyVMware” login

VMware Compatibility Guide
VMware Product Interoperability Matrix


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