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VMware® NSX: Install, Configure, Manage v6.2

Course Overview

This course focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware NSX™. This course covers VMware NSX as a part of the software-defined data center platform, features of VMware NSX, and functionality operating at Layer 2 through Layer 7 of the OSI model

Who Should Attend

Experienced system administrators that specialize in networking

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

  • Describe the evolution of the software-defined data center
  • Describe how VMware NSX is the next step in the evolution of the software defined data center
  • Describe the data center prerequisites for VMware NSX deployment
  • Configure and deploy VMware NSX components for management and control
  • Describe basic VMware NSX Layer 2 networking Configure, deploy, and use logical switch networks
  • Configure and deploy VMware NSX distributed router appliances to establish East-West connectivity
  • Configure and deploy VMware NSX Edge™ services gateway appliances to establish North-South connectivity
  • Configure VMware NSX Layer 2 bridging Configure and use all main features of the VMware NSX Edge services gateway
  • Configure VMware NSX Edge firewall rules to restrict network traffic
  • Configure VMware NSX distributed firewall rules to restrict network traffic
  • Configure Service Composer policies
  • Configure an identity-aware firewall Use activity monitoring to determine whether a security policy is effective
  • Configure VMware NSX Data Security -Use role-based access to control user account privileges
  • Leverage the Multi-vCenter for VMware NSX feature
  • Use VMware NSX monitoring tools
  • Automate VMware NSX with VMware vRealize™ Automation
  • Describe the effect of VMware NSX on the data center

    Course Outline

    1 - Course Introduction

    • Introductions and course logistics
    • Course objectives

    2 - Software-Defined Data Center

    • Describe the evolution of the software-defined data center
    • Describe VMware vSphere®
    • Describe VMware NSX

    3 - Management and Control Plane Components

    • Understand the management, control, and data planes
    • Describe VMware NSX Manager™
    • Describe the VMware NSX Controller™ cluster

    4 - Logical Switch Networks

    • Describe Ethernet fundamentals
    • Describe VMware vSphere® Distributed Switch™
    • Describe switch link aggregation
    • Describe VLAN
    • Describe VXLAN: Logical Switch Networks
    • Describe the VMware NSX Controller replication

    5 - VMware NSX Logical Routing

    • Discuss routing protocols
    • Describe the VMware NSX logical router
    • Describe the NSX Edge services gateway

    6 - VMware NSX L2 Bridging

    • Understand L2 bridging and use cases
    • Describe Layer 2 software bridging
    • Describe Layer 2 hardware bridging

    7 - Edge Gateway Services

    • Describe Network Address Translation
    • Describe load balancing
    • Describe high availability
    • Describe virtual private networking
    • Configure Layer 2 VPN
    • Configure IPsec VPN
    • Configure SSL VPN-Plus

    8 - VMware NSX Firewall and Security Services

    • Describe the NSX Edge firewall
    • Describe the VMware NSX distributed firewall
    • Describe VMware NSX Data Security
    • Describe Activity Monitoring
    • Describe Service Composer
    • Describe the identity-aware firewall

    9 - Operations and Monitoring Tools

    • Describe the VMware NSX component backup and availability
    • Describe role-based access control
    • Identify the monitoring tools
    • Describe Flow Monitoring

    10 - Multi-vCenter for VMware NSX

    • Understand the Multi-vCenter for VMware NSX feature
    • Identify the benefits of the Multi-vCenter for VMware NSX feature
    • Configure the Multi-vCenter for VMware NSX feature
    • Discuss the deployment models for Multi-vCenter for VMware NSX

    11 - VMware NSX and vRealize Automation

    • Understand vRealize Automation
    • Understand VMware NSX and vRealize Automation integration
    • Identify the benefits of VMware NSX and vRealize Automation integration
    • Identify vRealize Automation and VMware NSX application deployment topologies

    12 - VMware NSX and Physical Data Center Network

    • Understand data center components
    • Understand data center underlay network architectures
    • Discuss data center scalability

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    This is a 5-day class

    Price: $4,250.00
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