VMware NSX: Troubleshooting and Operations Training [V6.3]

VMware NSX: Troubleshooting and Operations Training [V6.3]

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Course Overview:

VMware NSX: Troubleshooting and Operations Training [V6.3] – Hands-on

This five-day, hands-on VMware NSX: Troubleshooting and Operations Training [V6.3] course provides you with the advanced knowledge, skills, and tools to achieve competence in operating and troubleshooting the VMware NSX® 6.3 environment. In this VMware NSX: Troubleshooting and Operations Training [V6.3] course, you will be presented with various types of technical problems. You will learn how to identify the problems and solve them through a systematic process. You will also be introduced to several operational, management, and troubleshooting tools.

Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this VMware NSX: Troubleshooting and Operations Training [V6.3] course:

• Network professionals who work with enterprise networks and VMware Sphere®

Class Prerequisites:

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this VMware NSX: Troubleshooting and Operations Training [V6.3] course are:

• Understanding of layers 2 through 3 networking protocols, and switching and routing methodology
• Understanding of layers 4 through 7 network services
• Understanding of the concepts presented in the VMware NSX: Install, Configure, Manage course or the VMware NSX for Internetworking Experts Fast Track course, or equivalent networking and vSphere experience

VCP6-NV certification is recommended.

What You Will Learn:

Upon completing this VMware NSX: Troubleshooting and Operations Training [V6.3] course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

• 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
• Troubleshoot advanced edge services
• Troubleshoot network security problems
• Use tools to monitor, operate, and troubleshoot NSX deployments

Certifications: This course prepares you for the following certification:

• VMware Certified Advanced Professional – Network Virtualization Deployment (VCAP6-NV Deploy)

VMware NSX: Troubleshooting and Operations Training [V6.3] – Course Syllabus:

Course Introduction

Introduction and course logistics
Course objectives
Resources and references
Learning paths and certifications

VMware NSX: Troubleshooting and Operations Training [V6.3] – 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

VMware NSX: Troubleshooting and Operations Training [V6.3] – Troubleshooting and Operating NSX Infrastructure

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

Troubleshooting and Operating NSX Logical Switches

Describe the components involved in NSX logical switching
Describe the logical switching control plane operations
Explain the management plane operations and solve VMware NSX® Manager™ problems
Configure vSphere distributed switches for VXLAN
Troubleshoot NSX Controller problems related to logical switching
Troubleshoot virtual machine connectivity problems

VMware NSX: Troubleshooting and Operations Training [V6.3] – Troubleshooting and Operating NSX Logical Routers

Describe the communications between routing components
Distinguish between the distributed logical router (DLR) and the edges services gateway and their purposes
Describe DLR packet flow
Configure the transport zone
Describe VMware NSX® Edge™ nodes

Troubleshooting and Operating NSX Security Services

Describe the distributed firewall (DFW) components and explain how they communicate with each other
Explain how the DFW and NSX Edge firewall rules are managed by NSX Manager
Describe the Service Composer architecture
Explain the architecture of Guest Introspection with third-party devices
Explain how NSX service chaining dynamically responds to changing security conditions
Explain how the DFW, the filtering module, and traffic redirection modules work together

VMware NSX: Troubleshooting and Operations Training [V6.3] – Troubleshooting and Operating NSX Edge Services

Use the GUI and CLI commands to verify the DHCP relay configuration
Configure SSL VPN-Plus server and clients
Use GUI and CLI commands to verify SSL VPN-Plus session details
Troubleshoot common SSL VPN-Plus problems
Configure L2 VPN service
Capture L2 VPN packets for troubleshooting and analysis
Use GUI and CLI commands to verify L2 VPN configuration settings, policies, mapping tables, and operational status
Configure IPsec VPN tunnels between sites
Use logging to troubleshoot IPsec VPN issues
Perform a packet walk in a hub-and-spoke IPsec VPN environment
Describe the logical load-balancing featuresAnalyze common high availability configuration problems and provide solutions

vRealize Operational Tools for NSX Operations Management

Describe some common network operation challenges and misconceptions
Discuss the architecture and components of vRealize Network Insight
Explain how to use vRealize Network Insight to identify and troubleshoot network problems in a data center
Monitor the network health, using dashboards, widgets, and alerts
Retrieve network statistics, network flow information, packet information, and NSX system events
Investigate root causes of problems and troubleshoot based on log analysis
Identify how to use vRealize Operations Manager to visualize all NSX networking services deployed in each vSphere cluster
Create templates to generate reports for NSX for vSphere objects
Describe the creation of custom dashboards for NSX

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