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vSphere ICM Labs 8.0

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

Instructor-led Only
VMware vSphere ICM Labs 8.0 is not available to self-paced learners.

This content is offered as instructor-led only and requires VMware IT Academy participation. If you are a learner, ask your instructor if your institution is a VMware IT Academy. Please contact your instructor for enrollment and purchasing instructions.

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: Accessing the Lab Environment
    Lab 02: Installing and Configuring an ESXi Host
    Lab 03: Deploying VMware vCenter Server
    Lab 04: Creating and Managing the vCenter Inventory
    Lab 05: Adding an Identity Source
    Lab 06: Users, Groups and Permissions
    Lab 07: Creating Standard Switches
    Lab 08: Configuring vSphere Distributed Switches
    Lab 09: Accessing iSCSI Storage
    Lab 10: Managing VMFS Datastores
    Lab 11: Accessing NFS Storage
    Lab 12: Creating and Removing a Virtual Machine
    Lab 13: Installing VMware Tools
    Lab 14: Adding Virtual Hardware
    Lab 15: Modifying Virtual Machines
    Lab 16: Creating Templates and Deploying VMs
    Lab 17: Using Local Content Libraries
    Lab 18: Using Subscribed Content Libraries
    Lab 19: Versioning VM Templates in Content Libraries
    Lab 20: vSphere vMotion Migrations
    Lab 21: vSphere Storage vMotion Migrations
    Lab 22: Working with Snapshots
    Lab 23: Controlling VM Resources
    Lab 24: Implementing vSphere DRS Clusters
    Lab 25: Configuring vSphere HA
    Lab 26: Using vSphere Lifecycle Manager


    The VCP-DCV 2023 certification validates candidate skills to implement, manage, and troubleshoot a vSphere 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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