VMware HOL (VMware Hands-On Labs) : A Quick Guide
It’s a real pleasure to see great initiative like these from the CLOUD Giant VMware, it’s a good opportunity to learn the new product features, test through online. For those who don’t have a vSphere lab this will be a great relief.
I have registered and successfully completed one of the labs, I am just sharing my experience and a Quick, how to Guide to interact and use this LAB facility.
Once you have registered for the HOL lab as per my previous blog https://pibytes.wordpress.com/2012/11/23/free-vmware-hands-on-lab-hurry-up/
You can start now !!
Refer the below links for more details and lab manuals
1, Log in to the portal https://www.projectnee.com/HOL
2, Click the “Cloud Infrastructure” > and Click the corresponding labs which you want to do and click “ENROLL”
3, Once Enrolled click the “My Enrollments” and you can see your enrolled courses. Now click the “START THE LAB” Option
4, Once you started the lab the LAB console will open
5, Once loaded you will see the below, and the menus are self explanatory
6, Use full screen mode in the LAB, and you can see the LAB manual
7, The user name to login is “Administrator” and password is “VMware1!”
8, Once login you will get the below window
9, Now open the Internet Explorer browser, for accessing the vCenter web console.
10, Now Click the Side Button “Manual” for the LAB steps and Table of contents and ENJOY !!
11, When you TIERD, you can pause the LAB session and resume after some time
12, After a CUP of TEA/COFFE you can resume the LAB
13, Once you completed the LAB by following the steps mentioned in the MANUAL, you can END the LAB
14, Once completed you ROCKS !!
15, Now go the Home page, and click the Transcript and you can see the result !!!!
It is very nice and great initiative from VMware to provide these facilities to study and experience the new features of vSphere and vCloud suite.