About this course

Course code TPVMWARENSX
Duration 5 Days

This comprehensive, fast-paced training course focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware NSX™. This course covers NSX as a part of the software-defined data centre platform, implementation use cases along with features of NSX, and functionality operating at Layer 2 through Layer 7 of the OSI model. Lecture and hands-on lab activities support the student's understanding of VMware NSX features, functionality, and on-going management and control.

Prerequisites

  • System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems
  • Understanding of concepts presented in the VMware Data Center Virtualization Fundamentals course for VCA-DCV certification.

Delegates

  • Experienced system administrators that specialize in networking

All VMware course materials will only be available to delegates in e-courseware format. VMware will email delegates with instructions on how to access their e-book entitlement no less than 48 hours before their course is due to take place. If you have an existing VMware MyLearn account it is imperative that you notify QA of the email address you have registered to this account.

Those delegates who are attending via either virtual or extended classroom will be required to provide either dual monitors or single monitor plus a tablet device.

Delegates will learn how to

  • Describe the evolution of the software-defined data center
  • Describe how NSX is the next step in the evolution of the software-defined data center
  • Describe data centre prerequisites for NSX deployment
  • Configure and deploy NSX components for management and control
  • Describe basic NSX layer 2 networking
  • Configure, deploy, and use logical switch networks
  • Configure and deploy NSX distributed router appliances to establish East-West connectivity
  • Configure and deploy VMware NSX Edge™ services gateway appliances to establish North-South connectivity
  • Configure and use all main features of the NSX Edge services gateway
  • Configure NSX Edge firewall rules to restrict network traffic
  • Configure NSX distributed firewall rules to restrict network traffic
  • Use role-based access to control user account privileges
  • Use activity monitoring to determine whether a security policy is effective
  • Configure service composer policies

Outline

Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

Routing with VMware NSX Edge Appliances

  • Routing protocols primer
  • NSX logical router
  • NSX Edge services gateway

VMware NSX Components for Management and Control

  • Introduction to VMware vSphere® Virtualization
  • Evolution of the software-defined data center
  • Introduction to NSX
  • VMware NSX Manager™
  • NSX Controller cluster

Features of the VMware NSX Edge Services Gateway

  • Network address translation
  • Load balancing
  • High availability
  • Virtual private networking
  • Layer 2 VPN
  • IPsec VPN
  • SSL VPN-Plus
  • VLAN-to-VXLAN bridging

Logical Switch Networks

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

VMware NSX Security

  • NSX Edge firewall
  • NSX distributed firewall
  • Role-based access control
  • NSX data endpoint
  • Flow Monitoring
  • Service Composer

5 Days

Duration
Delivery Method

Delivery method

Classroom

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

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