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VMware NSX: Install Configure Manage plus Troubleshooting and Operations Fast Track [V6.2]

National Business Training - Computer Training

Course Summary

This course focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware NSX®. This course presents VMware NSX as a part of the software-defined data center. The course also details logical routing to enable you to route between different environments.

Course Schedule

    • This course is not currently scheduled. Call 919-595-8200 or email info@nationalbusinesstraining.com for dates or private training.
  • S - ScheduledGTR - Guaranteed to Run

Course Outline

1 – COURSE INTRODUCTION

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
  • Identify additional resources

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 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 – NSX EDGE GATEWAY SERVICES

  • Describe network address translation
  • Describe load balancing
  • Describe high availability
  • Describe virtual private networking
  • Configure L2 VPN
  • Configure SSL VPN Plus

7 – VMWARE NSX FIREWALL AND SECURITY SERVICES

  • Describe the NSX Edge firewall
  • Describe the VMware NSX distributed firewall
  • Describe VMware NSX data security
  • Describe the Service Composer
  • Describe the identity-aware firewall

8 – CROSS VCENTER VMWARE NSX

  • Understand and identify the benefits of the crossvCenter
  • VMware NSX feature
  • Configure the cross-vCenter VMware NSX
  • Discuss the deployment models for cross-vCenter
  • VMware NSX

9 – TROUBLESHOOTING METHODOLOGY

  • Develop a structured troubleshooting approach
  • Differentiate between symptoms and root causes
  • Identify and isolate problems residing in various areas
  • Apply an appropriate methodology and procedure to troubleshooting

10 – TROUBLESHOOTING AND OPERATING NSX INFRASTRUCTURE

  • Describe the NSX infrastructure and component communications
  • Discuss common VMware NSX® Controller™ deployment problems
  • Troubleshoot host preparation problems
  • Troubleshoot management and control plane sync
  • Introduce the NSX central CLI

11 – TROUBLESHOOTING AND OPERATING NSX LOGICAL SWITCHES

  • Describe the VXLAN architecture
  • Create logical switches
  • Troubleshoot the logical switch control plane and the data plane
  • Use the central CLI to troubleshoot logical switch problems

12 – TROUBLESHOOTING AND OPERATING NSX LOGICAL ROUTERS

  • Describe the NSX logical routing architecture
  • Understand logical routing prerequisites
  • Gather logical routing information for operations and troubleshooting
  • Explain the logical routing subsystem requirements
  • Use the CLI to troubleshoot problems related to the controller and the control VM
  • Troubleshoot routing subsystem component failures
  • Use tools such as logs and packet capture to identify and solve routing problems

13 – TROUBLESHOOTING AND OPERATING NSX SECURITY SERVICES

  • Discuss the NSX distributed firewall components and communication channels
  • Validate and troubleshoot distributed firewall configurations

14 – ADDITIONAL NSX OPERATIONAL TOOLS

  • Discuss NSX operational requirements and tools overview
  • Introduce vRealize Network Insight
  • Introduce vRealize Log Insight Content Pack for VMware NSX

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 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 use all main features of the VMware NSX® EdgeTM services gateway Configure 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 Describe VMware NSX data security Use the cross-vCenter VMware NSX feature Establish and apply a structured approach and methodology for troubleshooting Troubleshoot NSX infrastructure and component problems Troubleshoot physical and logical networking problems involving switching and routing Use tools to monitor, operate, and troubleshoot NSX deployments

Target Audience

Experienced system or network administrators

 

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