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Syllabus

Focus: Virtual Box Hypervisor Implementation

Duration: 8-Hours

  • VirtualBox

    • Introduction - VirtualBox - Features
      • Discuss features and benefits
      • Consider various hardware | software platforms
      • Explain support for various processors
      • Discuss Storage Emulation
      • Explain portability options
      • Contrast with various Hypervisors
      • Explore classroom environment
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    • Download | Install | Peruse
      • Enumerate, Install and Confirm prerequisites
      • Identify sources | platforms
      • Download to target
      • Identify system resources
      • Install VirtualBox on target HOST
      • Peruse included key files
      • Identify modular support
      • Explore default environment
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    • GUI Management
      • Discuss advantages
      • Invoke GUI via SSH
      • Explore interface
      • Generate initial | template VM GUEST
      • Discuss applicable configuration items
      • Identify GUEST sources
      • Install GUEST
      • Confirm availability
      • Explore GUEST interface
      • Evaluate results
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    • Remote Desktop | VirtualBox
      • Discuss use cases
      • Parallel MS RDP support
      • Discuss configuration nuances
      • Provision RDP resources per GUEST
      • Export GUEST console via RDP and evaluate
      • Connect accordingly
      • Test responsiveness
      • Background VM GUEST accordingly
      • Confirm current GUEST status as needed
      • Discuss pros | cons of forked GUESTs
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    • Command Line Interface (CLI) Management
      • Contrast with GUI management
      • Enumerate important HOST-wide details
      • Identify various GUEST properties
      • Control various aspects of GUEST
      • Generate VMs as needed via CLI
      • Provision requisite emulated hardware
      • Update specifications of VMs as appropro
      • Evaluate results
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    • Clones | Snapshots
      • Explain sample use cases
      • Discuss key options
      • Clone existing VMs
      • Examine ramifications of current GUEST state
      • Explain benefits and use cases of Snapshots
      • Take Snapshots of GUESTs
      • Correlate Snapshots on File System (FS)
      • Compare Snapshots with Source footprint
      • Link Clone to Snapshot for point-in-time access
      • Vary data and take Snapshots
      • Access data via linked Snapshot
      • Discuss findings
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    • Prep Ubuntu Host | Hypervisor
      • Confirm installation and resources
      • Identify Hypervisor Host on Switch
      • Match appropriate VLANs
      • Define default VBox Bridge interface
      • Ensure VBox Bridge overlays appropriate VLAN
      • Confirm L3 communications
      • Install Virtual Box
      • Confirm kernel modules
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    • OS Image Definitions
      • Install Ubuntu | CentOS
      • Use qcow storage
      • Ensure IP communications
      • Navigate common interface areas
      • Ensure RDP support
      • Contrast RDP and Native displays
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    • Add Storage
      • Define qcow resources
      • Attach to GUESTs
      • Partition as needed
      • Incorporate storage into LVM
      • Export storage to common mount
      • Ensure persistence
      • Resize as needed
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    • L2 Segregation
      • Identify usable VLAN
      • Define additional L2 bridge
      • Tie Bridge to identified VLAN
      • Confirm basic VLAN communications
      • Switch GUEST to new VLAN
      • Ensure communications with Hypervisor and switch
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    • L3 Segregation
      • Install pfSense Firewall
      • Ensure WAN | LAN connections
      • Adjust filters and confirm communications
      • Segregate GUESTs and confirm flows
      • Create VLAN-mapped DMZ interface
      • Isolate GUEST to DMZ Net
      • Adjust filters and confirm communications
      • Discuss caveats
      • Restrict DMZ communications to Hypervisor
      • Contrast DMZ implementation options
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