Gigamon Visibility in the AWS Public Cloud Training (GVFAWS)

Gigamon Visibility in the AWS Public Cloud Training (GVFAWS)

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Course Overview:

Gigamon Visibility in the AWS Public Cloud Training (GVFAWS) – Hands-On

This customizable consultative Gigamon Visibility in the AWS Public Cloud Training (GVFAWS) offers you the essential information and key skills to deploy a Gigamon® Visibility Fabric™ for AWS virtual environments.AWS core topics are presented including: AWS architecture, VPCs and VPC Peering, virtual machines and virtual networking in preparation for understanding the basic challenges and architectures presented for Cloud solutions (Hybrid, vs. Born in Cloud).

The application of the Gigamon Visibility Fabric™within virtualized and cloud environments to dramatically improve security and visibility is reinforced through the completion of the Visibility Fabric Design labs. Multiple hands-on labs support and reinforce the learning objectives and allow you to practice the lessons learned in class.

Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this Gigamon Visibility in the AWS Public Cloud Training (GVFAWS) course:

● Solution Architects
● Pre-Sales Engineers
● Security Professionals
● Network/System Administrators
● Network/System Engineers
● Implementation Professionals

Class Prerequisites

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this Gigamon Visibility in the AWS Public Cloud Training (GVFAWS) course are:

● Good understanding of networking
● Familiarity with network security and monitoring tools
● Understanding of firewall functionality and positioning within a network architecture
● Familiarity with Gigamon® Visibility Fabric™
● Familiarity and/or experience with
● GigaVUE Series product family
● GigaVUE-VM and GigaVUE-FM

What You Will Learn

Upon completing this Gigamon Visibility in the AWS Public Cloud Training (GVFAWS) course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

● Describe today’s cloud security and performance monitoring challenges
● Explore the AWS architecture and concepts
● Understand Gigamon solutions that enable visibility into cloud environments
● Learn to architect AWS solutions to counter security threats in the cloud
● Build complex solutions with Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC)
● Architect AWS solutions with multiple regions
● Design and deploy a solution for cloud monitoring and protection using a joint solution of AWS and Gigamon products

Gigamon Visibility in the AWS Public Cloud Training (GVFAWS) – Course Syllabus

Module 1: Cloud Monitoring and Security Design Concepts

Understanding the cloud
Visibility Challenges in the cloud
Cloud Architecture Fundamentals
Cloud Security Architectures
VMware, OpenStack, AWS
Overview of Public, Private and Hybrid Cloud
Integration with the Enterprise
Multilayer Protection

Module 2: Gigamon Visibility in the AWS Public Cloud Training (GVFAWS)- Introducing AWS

Leveraging Global Infrastructure
Extending On-Premises into the Cloud
Computing in the Cloud
Architecting an Amazon VPC
Introduction to Amazon Architecture
High availability and Amazon VPC
AWS concepts:
AWS Permissions and Policies
AWS Security Credentials
Creating a Security Group
Network Requirements
Subnets for VPC
Addressing and Subnets
Elastic Network Interfaces (ENIs) for Instances
Characteristics of AWS Virtual Machine Instances
Virtual Machine Bandwidth Considerations
Network Routing in AWS
VPC Peering
Direct Connect versus VPN

Module 3: Gigamon Visibility in the AWS Public Cloud Training (GVFAWS) – Gigamon Visibility Platform

Introduction to Visibility
Architecture and Components
Introduction FlowMapping
GigaVUE Hardware Overview
Deployment of Out-of-Band (Physical Tools)
GigaSMART Overview
GigaVUE-FM Overview
Gigamon Visibility Platform for AWS
Supported Architectures
Deployment of Virtual Tools
GigaVUE V-Series node Overview

Module 4: Designing the Gigamon AWS Architecture

Public Cloud Design AWS
Basic Deployment Designs: PoC
Scalable Deployment Designs: Hybrid, vs. Born in Cloud
Deploying a Solution for Multi-VPC Deployments
Factors Influencing Design
Application Deployment Model
Location of Applications
EC2 Sizing and Performance
Connectivity to AWS Environment
Location of GigaVUE FM
Number of Tools to Support
Location of Tools
Elasticity of Application
AWS Deployment Requirements:
Network and Security Group Requirements
TCP Port Requirements
GRE Protocol Requirements
Subnet Requirements for VPCs
Addressing specifics for Gigamon Solution
Elastic Network Interfaces (ENI) specifics for Gigamon Solution
Network Routing Requirements
VPC Peering and Address Considerations
Deploying Direct Connect
Bandwidth Considerations
Packet Transformation using Gigasmart
Deploying VPN Connectivity
Bandwidth Considerations
Packet Transformation using Gigasmart

Module 5: Gigamon Visibility in the AWS Public Cloud Training (GVFAWS) – AWS and Gigamon Deployment

Solution Overview
Overview of Visibility Components
Launching the Components in AWS
Before You Begin
AWS Permissions and Policy Requirements
AWS Security Credential Requirements
Network Requirements
Subnets and Addresses for VPCs
Elastic Network Interfaces (ENIs) for Instances
Security Group Requirements
Key Pairs
Installing the G-vTAP Agents
Installing from an Ubuntu/Debian Package
Installing from an RPM package
Launching the GigaVUE-FM API
Connecting to EC2-API Gateways
Deploying GigaVue-V-Series Nodes
GigaVUE V-Series node Configuration
Installation Best Practices
Launching the Visibility Platform Components in AWS
Pre-Configuration Checklist
Logging into GigaVUE-FM
Connecting to AWS
Launching the G-vTAP Controllers
Launching the GigaVUE V Series Controllers
Launching the GigaVUE V Series Node
Configuring Monitoring Sessions in AWS
Creating Tunnel Endpoints
Creating a Monitoring Session
Creating a New Session
Creating a Map
Virtual Rules Configuration
Adding Applications to the Monitoring Session
Deploying the Monitoring Session
Configuring the AWS Settings
GigaVUE-HC2 Configuration
Testing and Verification
Viewing the Statistics
Viewing the Topology

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