This outline is designed to be used as a study guide for the VCP6.5 DCV Exam (2V0-622).


• Describe the software-defined data center
• Explain the vSphere components and their function in the infrastructure
• Deploy an ESXi host
• Deploy vCenter Server Appliance
• Use a local content library as an ISO store and deploy a virtual machine
• Describe vCenter Server architecture
• Use vCenter Server to manage an ESXi host
• Configure and manage vSphere infrastructure with vSphere Web Client
• Describe virtual networks with vSphere standard switches
• Configure standard switch policies
• Use vCenter Server to manage various types of host storage: vSphere VMFS, NFS, iSCSI, and RDM
• Examine the features and functions of Fibre Channel and  vSAN
• Manage virtual machines, templates, clones, and snapshots
• Create, clone, and deploy a vApp
• Describe and use the content library
• Migrate virtual machines with  vSphere vMotion
• Use vSphere Storage vMotion to migrate virtual machine storage
• Monitor resource usage and manage resource pools
• Use esxtop to identify and solve performance issues
• Discuss the VMware vSphere High Availability cluster architecture
• Configure vSphere HA
• Manage vSphere HA and VMware vSphere Fault Tolerance
• Use vSphere Replication and vSphere Data Protection to replicate virtual machines and perform data recovery
• Use vSphere Distributed Resource Scheduler clusters to improve host scalability
• Use vSphere Update Manager to apply patches and perform basic troubleshooting.

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