VMware NSX for Internetworking Experts Fast Track Training [V6.2]

VMware NSX for Internetworking Experts Fast Track Training

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Course Overview:

VMware NSX for Internetworking Experts Fast Track Training by ENO

This comprehensive, VMware NSX for Internetworking Experts Fast Track Training course focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware NSX®. This course addresses NSX as a part of the software-defined data center, implementation use cases and features of NSX, and functionality operating at layer 2 through layer 7 of the OSI model. Data center network architectures are examined to demonstrate how NSX intersects with and virtualizes functions of a Cisco-based infrastructure in spine-leaf and traditional core-aggregate-access architectures. Lecture and hands-on lab activities support your understanding of NSX features, functionality, and ongoing management and control.

Product Alignment

• NSX 6.2
• VMware vSphere® 6

This course prepares you for the following certification:

Customize It:

• If you are familiar with some aspects of this VMware NSX for Internetworking Experts Fast Track Training course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
• We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the VMware NSX for Internetworking Experts Fast Track Training course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
• If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the VMware NSX for Internetworking Experts Fast Track Training course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this VMware NSX for Internetworking Experts Fast Track Training course:

• Experienced system administrators that specialize in networking.

Related Courses:

VMware NSX: Install Configure Manage Training [V6.2]
VMware NSX: Troubleshooting and Operations Training [V6.2]

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
• A solid background in a Cisco-based infrastructure or physical networking infrastructure

What You Will Learn:

Upon completing this VMware NSX for Internetworking Experts Fast Track Training course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

• Describe the software-defined data center
• Describe how NSX is the next step in the evolution of the software-defined data center
• Describe features and benefits of NSX network virtualization
• Identify prerequisites for NSX
• Configure and deploy NSX management, control, and data plane components
• Configure, deploy, and use logical switch networks
• Configure, deploy, and use logical switch networks in a UCS environment
• Describe the Cisco Nexus and UCS products and features that are relevant to NSX
• Configure and deploy NSX distributed router to optimize East-West data center traffic flows
• Configure and deploy VMware NSX Edge™ services gateway appliances
• Configure and use NSX virtual private networks
• Configure and use logical load balancing
• Configure NSX Edge Firewall and Distributed Firewall policy rules
• Configure Service Composer security groups and policies
• Use role-based access to control user account privileges
• Use activity monitoring to validate and create security policies
• Describe how VMware vRealize™ Automation and NSX enable automated provisioning of IT services and networks
• Design a NSX solution with Cisco Nexus and Cisco UCS

VMware NSX for Internetworking Experts Fast Track Training – Course Syllabus:

Course Introduction

Introductions and course logistics
Course objectives

Evolution of the Software-Defined Data Center

Evolution of the software-defined data center
Introduction to vSphere
Introduction to network virtualization
vSphere networking

Management and Control Components

VMware NSX® Manager™
VMware NSX® Controller™ clusters

Integrating vSphere and Physical Networking

Virtual and physical network integration
NSX preparation

NSX Logical Networking and VXLAN

VXLAN overview and NSX switching
NSX replication modes and frame walk

NSX Logical Routing

IP routing fundamentals
Overview of routing protocols
Distributed logical router
Edge gateway routing

NSX Layer 2 Bridging

NSX software bridging
Distributed logical router and bridging
Bridging packet flow
Bridging use case and examples
Hardware bridging

Additional Edge Gateway Services

Network address translation
Network load balancing
Virtual private networking
Edge services gateway high availability

NSX Firewall and Security Services

NSX security overview
NSX Edge firewall
NSX distributed firewall
NSX identity-based firewall
Service Composer
Data security and activity monitoring
NSX data security

NSX Operations and Monitoring Tools

Backup and availability
Role-based access control
Monitoring tools
Flow monitoring

Multi-vCenter NSX

Introduction to multi-vCenter NSX
Multi-vCenter NSX deployment models

VMware NSX and Design

NSX designs: infrastructure
NSX designs: advanced network protocols

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