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

VMware NSX: Install Configure Manage Training

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Course Overview:

VMware NSX: Install Configure Manage Training v6.2 Course Hands-on

This comprehensive, fast-paced training VMware NSX: Install Configure Manage Training v6.2 course focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware NSX™. This VMware NSX: Install, Configure, Manage Training v6.2 course covers VMware NSX as a part of the software-defined data center (SDDC) platform. You will learn how to use the logical switching functionality in NSX to virtualize your switching environment. The course also details logical routing to enable you to dynamically route between different virtual environments. Additionally, you will learn how to take advantage of gateway services, firewall configurations, and security services to help secure and optimize your NSX environment.

Access to an SDDC environment is provided through hands-on labs to reinforce the skills and concepts presented in the course.

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• If you are familiar with some aspects of this VMware NSX: Install Configure Manage Training course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
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• 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: Install Configure Manage Training course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this VMware NSX: Install Configure Manage Training course:

• Experienced system administrators that specialize in networking

Related Courses:

VMware NSX: Troubleshooting and Operations Training [V6.2]
VMware NSX: Design and Deploy Training [V6.2]

Prerequisites:

• Understanding of enterprise switching and routing
• Knowledge of TCP/IP services
• Experience with firewalls and firewall rule sets
• Understanding of concepts presented in the VMware Data Center Virtualization Fundamentals course or VCA-DCV certification

What You Will Learn:

Upon completing this VMware NSX: Install Configure Manage Training course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

• Describe the evolution of the software-defined data center
• Describe how VMware NSX is the next step in the evolution of the SDDC
• Describe the data center prerequisites for VMware NSX deployment
• 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 deploy VMware NSX Edge™ services gateway appliances to establish North-South connectivity
• Configure VMware NSX Layer 2 bridging
• Configure and use all main features of the NSX Edge 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
• Use activity monitoring to determine whether a security policy is effective
• Describe VMware NSX Data Security
• Leverage the Cross-vCenter for VMware NSX feature

VMware NSX: Install Configure Manage Training – Course Syllabus:

Module 1: Course Introduction

Introductions and course logistics
Course objectives

Module 2: Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC)

Describe the evolution of the SDDC
Describe VMware vSphere®
Describe VMware NSX™

Module 3: Management and Control Plane Components

Understand the management, control, and data planes
Describe VMware NSX Manager™
Describe the VMware NSX Controller™ cluster

Module 4: Logical Switch Networks

Describe Ethernet fundamentals
Describe VMware vSphere® Distributed Switch™
Describe switch link aggregation
Describe VLAN
Describe VXLAN: Logical Switch Networks
Describe the VMware NSX Controller replication

Module 5: VMware NSX Logical Routing

Discuss routing protocols
Describe the VMware NSX logical router
Describe the NSX Edge services gateway

Module 6: VMware NSX L2 Bridging

Understand L2 bridging and use cases
Describe Layer 2 software bridging
Describe Layer 2 hardware bridging

Module 7: Edge Gateway Services

Describe Network Address Translation
Describe load balancing
Describe high availability
Describe virtual private networking
Configure Layer 2 VPN
Configure IPsec VPN
Configure SSL VPN-Plus

Module 8: VMware NSX Firewall and Security Services

Describe the VMware NSX Edge™ firewall
Describe the VMware NSX distributed firewall
Describe VMware NSX Data Security
Describe Activity Monitoring
Describe Service Composer
Describe the identity-aware firewall

Module 9: Cross-vCenter for VMware NSX

Understand the Cross-vCenter for VMware NSX feature
Identify the benefits of the Cross-vCenter for VMware NSX feature
Configure the Cross-vCenter for VMware NSX feature
Discuss the deployment models for Cross-vCenter for VMware NSX

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