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vSphere ICM Labs 7.0

Install, configure, and administer a VMware vSphere® infrastructure of any size.

End of Life - Lab Expiration
The vSphere ICM Labs 7.0 labs are now end of life (EOL) as of December 1, 2023. They will no longer be available for purchase, enrollment, or renewal. These labs will be completely removed from the NDG Portal as of June 1st, 2024.

Lab Details

These labs provide hands-on training in the skills needed to install, configure, and manage VMware vSphere® using a variety of vSphere functions and features. Learners gain the practical skills needed to administer a vSphere infrastructure of any size.


  • Requires VMware IT Academy participation
  • Academic verification required
  • Module List

    Lab 01: Navigating the vSphere Web Client
    Lab 02: Installing and Configuring an ESXi Host
    Lab 03: Working with vCenter Server
    Lab 04: Configuring and Deploying a Virtual Machine
    Lab 05: Adding and Managing Virtual Hardware
    Lab 06: Managing vSphere Licenses
    Lab 07: Creating and Managing vCenter Server Inventory
    Lab 08: Configuring Active Directory Domain Services on VMware vSphere
    Lab 09: Using Standard Switches
    Lab 10: Accessing iSCSI Storage
    Lab 11: Managing VMFS Datastores
    Lab 12: Accessing NFS Storage
    Lab 13: Configuring vSAN Datastore
    Lab 14: Using VM Templates: Creating Templates and Deploying VMs
    Lab 15: Using Content Libraries
    Lab 16: Modifying Virtual Machines
    Lab 17: vSphere vMotion Migrations
    Lab 18: Working with Snapshots
    Lab 19: Controlling VM Resources
    Lab 20: Monitoring Virtual Machine Performance
    Lab 21: Using Alarms
    Lab 22: Implementing vSphere DRS Clusters
    Lab 23: Using vSphere HA
    Lab 24: Using vSphere Lifecycle Manager
    No Lab: Launch Cyber Range


    The VCP-DCV 2020 certification validates candidate skills to implement, manage, and troubleshoot a vSphere V7 infrastructure, using best practices to provide a powerful, flexible, and secure foundation for business agility that can accelerate the transformation to cloud computing.

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