About this Course

Duration 5 Days

This course prepares attendees to troubleshoot and operate a VMware NSX deployment. You will learn how to isolate problems and identify resolutions through a systematic process. And you will gain an understanding of how VMware NSX integrates with VMware vRealize Operations Manager, VMware vRealize Log Insight, and other management tools.


  • Understanding of concepts presented in the VMware NSX: Install, Configure, Manage course or the VMware NSX for Internetworking Experts Fast Track course

VCP-NV certification is recommended.

who should attend?

  • Network professionals who work with enterprise networks and VMware Sphere. You should have attended the VMware NSX: Install, Configure and Manage course or have equivalent experience.

Delegates will learn how to

  • Create and apply a troubleshooting methodology
  • Troubleshoot VMware NSX component issues
  • Troubleshoot physical networking issues
  • Troubleshoot logical networking issues
  • Troubleshoot security configuration issues
  • Troubleshoot VMware NSX Edge services
  • Use vRealize Log Insight for centralized logging
  • Create a monitoring and operational plan for VMware NSX


Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

Troubleshooting Methodology

  • Develop a structured approach to troubleshooting
  • Understand troubleshooting in a network overlay

Troubleshooting the VMware NSX Infrastructure

  • Describe VMware NSX infrastructure components
  • Troubleshoot NSX Manager deployment and registration with VMware vCenter Server
  • Troubleshoot network connectivity with NSX Manager and vCenter Server
  • Troubleshoot deployment and connectivity of the controller cluster
  • Troubleshoot user work agents

Troubleshooting Logical Switching

Describe the logical switching architecture
Troubleshoot logical switching

Troubleshooting Logical Routing

  • Describe the VMware NSX for vSphere logical routing architecture
  • Describe the administration of logical routing
  • Describe and troubleshoot DHCP replay for the distributed logical router
  • Troubleshoot logical routing
  • Monitor log files to discover logical routing failures

Troubleshooting Advanced NSX Edge Services

  • Troubleshoot NSX Edge high availability models
  • Troubleshoot NSX Edge routing
  • Troubleshoot DHCP services for the NSX Edge services gateway
  • Troubleshoot VPN services
  • Troubleshoot load balancing

Troubleshooting Security Services

  • Describe the components of the distributed firewall
  • Troubleshoot a distributed firewall
  • Troubleshoot the Service Composer
  • Monitor a distributed firewall
  • Troubleshoot an NSX Edge services gateway

Operationalizing VMware NSX

  • Use vRealize Operations with VMware NSX
  • Use vRealize Log Insight with VMware NSX
  • Describe the key components for operationalizing VMware NSX

5 Days

Delivery Method

Delivery method


Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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Online booking is currently not available for this course, to find out more please call us on 0113 220 7150 or email us at info@qa.com to discuss how we can help.

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