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VMware NSX: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.4] Training

What VMware NSX: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.4] training is all about?

VMware NSX: Install, Configure, manage [V6.4] Training is aimed at professionals to teach them how to utilize logical redirecting in VMware NSX to virtualize the environment switch. It provides comprehensive knowledge of logical routing to enable you to route between various digital environments dynamically. This technical course teaches you to use firewall configurations, gateway services, and security services to optimize and protect your VMware NSX environment. You will learn the coherent methods to configure and launch VMware NSX elements for control and management.

It also helps you configure NSX Edge firewall rules to stop network traffic and use all critical features of the NSX Edge services gateway. VMware NSX: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.4] Training also demonstrates fundamental VMware NSX layer 2 networking and guides you to configure and launch VMware NSX allocated router appliances to build east-west connectivity. This course is relatively detailed, and experienced network administrators can utilize it to build credibility.


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What are the course objectives for VMware NSX: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.4] training?
  • Deploying and configuring VMware NSX components for controlling and management.
  • Describing the basics of VMware NSX layer 2 networking.
  • Deploying, configuring and utilizing logical switch networking.
  • Arranging, configuring and utilizing logical switch networking.
  • Deploy and configure VMware NSX distributed router appliances to create better connectivity of east-west.
  • Deploying and configuring VMware NSX distributed router appliances to create better connectivity of north-south.
  • Configuring VMware NSX L2 bridging.
  • Configuring and utilizing mainly features of NSX Edge services gateway.
  • Configuring NSX Edge firewall rules to prohibit network traffic.
  • Configuring service composer policy.
  • Configuring the identifies-aware firewall.
  • Describing the data security of VMware NSX.
  • Utilizing the features of cross-vCenter VMware NSX.
Who should attend VMware NSX: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.4] training?

This VMware NSX: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.4] Training is designed for professionals obtaining a very good experience in system administrator. However, network administrators can also enroll for this course.

What is the course outline for VMware NSX: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.4] training?
  • 1. Course Introduction
  • a). Introductions and course logistics
  • b). Review course objectives
  • 2. Introduction to vSphere Networking
  • a). Describe VMware vSphere® networking components
  • b). Describe vSphere standard switches
  • c). Describe vSphere distributed switches
  • d). Explain the function VMkernel ports provide
  • e). Explain the services provided by VMkernel ports
  • 3. Introduction to NSX
  • a). Explain what is missing in data centers today
  • b). Describe how network virtualization can help data centers
  • c). Explain how the new complete SDDC model improves data center operations
  • d). Describe the benefits of NSX
  • e). Identify NSX key use cases
  • 4. NSX Architecture
  • a). Describe the NSX architecture
  • b). Identify the planes of NSX operations
  • c). Summarize the planes of NSX operations
  • d). Identify the components of each plane
  • e). Summarize the deployment of NSX Manager
  • f). Describe the deployment of the control plane
  • g). Identify and describe user world agents
  • h). List the data plane components
  • 5. NSX Infrastructure Preparation
  • a). Describe the NSX installation overview
  • b). Identify what is involved in planning an NSX deployment
  • c). Verify the NSX Manager and vCenter Server registration
  • d). Describe the deployment and verification of the NSX Controller cluster
  • 6. NSX Logical Switch Networks
  • a). Describe the switching challenges in current data centers
  • b). Explain TZ, VTEP, and VXLAN
  • c). Describe the procedure of preparing the infrastructure for virtual networking
  • d). Summarize logical switching segment ID pools and address ranges
  • e). Discuss the NSX replication modes
  • f). *Configure VXLAN transport parameters
  • g). Explain the VXLAN Network Identifier (VNI)
  • h). Define VLANs for VXLAN
  • i). Explain the special CDO logical switch and transport parameters
  • j). Explain logical switch packet walks
  • 7. NSX Logical Routing
  • a). Describe the routing challenges in current data centers
  • b). Explain Hairpinning
  • c). Describe the East-West and North-South routing concepts
  • d). Define the NSX Distributed Logical Router
  • e). Define the NSX Edge services gateway
  • f). Explain the work flows of a DLR
  • g). Explain the logical router, interfaces, and interface addresses
  • h). Describe the logical router traffic flow on the same hosts and Between different hosts
  • i). Describe logical router deployment models
  • j). Explain the packet flows of an NSX Edge services gateway
  • k). Explain the common topologies of an NSX Edge services gateway
  • 8. Advanced NSX Logical Routing
  • a). Explain static and dynamic routing
  • b). Describe DLR and NSX Edge static and dynamic routing configuration
  • c). Explain OSPF and BGP routing protocols
  • d). Explain ingress and egress traffic flows
  • e). Describe and configure Equal-Cost Multipathing
  • f). Describe high availability for DLR and NSX Edge service gateways
  • 9. NSX L2 Bridging
  • a). Explain L2 bridging use cases
  • b). Describe software and hardware L2 bridging between VXLAN and VLANs
  • c). Discuss L2 bridging packet flows
  • 10. NSX Edge Services
  • a). Describe the NSX Edge Services
  • b). Explain how Network Address Translation (NAT) works
  • c). Describe source and destination NAT
  • d). Explain NAT64
  • 11. NSX Edge VPN Services
  • a). Describe the NSX Edge VPN Services
  • b). Describe the VPN use cases
  • c). Explain NSX IPsec VPN services
  • d). Describe the IPsec security protocols: Encapsulating Security Payload
  • e). Configure an NSX Edge for IPsec VPN services
  • f). Explain NSX Edge L2 VPN services
  • g). Configure a L2 VPN on an NSX Edge
  • h). Explain NSX Edge SSL VPN-Plus services
  • i). Explain the SSL VPN-Plus client and installation package
  • j). Configure NSX Edge SSL VPN-Plus server settings
  • 12. NSX Security Services
  • a). Describe SDDC security challenges
  • b). Explain the evolution of firewalls
  • c). Describe the NSX logical firewalls
  • d). Describe the Distributed Firewall architecture
  • e). Explain how to work with firewall rule sections
  • f). Differentiate L2 and L3 firewall rules
  • g). Describe exclusion lists
  • h). Explain L7 filtering in the DFW
  • i). Define an IP address, MAC address, a security, and service group
  • j). Describe the VMware Tools IP address discovery method
  • k). Explain DHCP and ARP snooping
  • 13. NSX Advanced Security Services
  • a). Describe NSX SpoofGuard
  • b). Explain how to enable NSX SpoofGuard
  • c). Describe the NSX Identity Firewall
  • d). Explain how Identity Firewall works with AD
  • e). Discuss RDSH and its use in Identity Firewall
  • f). Explain Application Rule Manager
  • g). Describe the selection of virtual machines for Application Rule Manager
  • h). Explain how to create a monitoring session
  • i). Describe the publication of firewall rules from Application Rule Manager
  • 14. NSX Introspection Services
  • a). Describe the types of introspection services
  • b). Describe the installation and configuration of Guest and Network Introspection
  • c). Explain service chaining
  • d). Define the available advanced services
  • e). Describe Guest Introspection services
  • f). Describe Network Introspection services
  • g). Describe how to view the status of Guest and Network Introspection
  • h). Summarize Guest and Network Introspection alarms, events, and audit messages
  • 15. Cross-vCenter NSX
  • a). Describe cross-vCenter features and use cases
  • b). Describe the components involved in cross-vCenter NSX
  • c). Identify NSX Manager roles and NSX Controller cluster placement
  • d). Deploy universal logical networks
  • e). Describe the deployment models available for cross-vCenter NSX
  • f). Explain the design considerations for cross-vCenter NSX

The training prepares you for VMware Certified Professional 6 – Network Virtualization (VCP6-NV) certification.

The basic knowledge imparted during both the training is tested. VMware NSX: Install, Configure, Manage 6.4.5 is an advanced level course designed for the experienced system administrators aspiring to develop their career in network virtualization.

You will get hands-on experience and deep insights for deployment of NSX on your existing physical network and also to gain control of different network components like switches and routers and the connected IT workloads. The skills learned during the training will help you secure your environment additionally.

Duration (minutes): 120 Minutes; Number of Questions: 77; Passing Score: 300; Exam Product: VMware NSX for vSphere 6.4.

5 Days | $ 4250

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