Vmware Integrated OpenStack [v5]


Duration: 5 Days

During this five-day, students will learn the required skills to build a private cloud using VMware Integrated OpenStack on VMware-proven SDDC.

Upon completion of this Boot Camp, students will be able to:

  • Describe how VMware Integrated OpenStack fits into the VMware SDDC and its use cases
  • List the deployment options and how to install VMware Integrated OpenStack
  • Describe the architecture of VMware Integrated OpenStack and its components
  • Configure tenancy and manage user authentication
  • Integrate with VMware NSX for vSphere and VMware NSX-T networking platforms
  • Deploy and manage virtual machine instances
  • Mange containers using VMware Integrated OpenStack with Kubernetes
  • Monitor VMware Integrated OpenStack with built-in tools and integrate with VMware vRealize Operations and VMware vRealize Log insight
  • Design an auto-scale, multitier application using built-in automation tools
  • List the commands, configuration files, log files, and database tables used by VMware Integrated OpenStack components

This course is intended for:

Cloud architects

  • Systems engineers
  • Datacenter administrators
  • Cloud administrators with experience in a service provider or managed services environment


It is recommended that students of the Boot have previous knowledge or experience with:

  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage 6.7 or equivalent knowledge
  • VMware Integrated OpenStack Fundamentals
  • VMware Network Virtualization Fundamentals
  • Knowledge of Linux administration and TCP/IP networking is also helpful

What’s included?

  • Authorized Courseware
  • Intensive Hands on Skills Development with an Experienced Subject Matter Expert
  • Hands-on practice on real Servers and extended lab support 1.800.482.3172
  • Examination Vouchers & Onsite Certification Testing- (excluding Adobe and PMP Boot Camps)
  • Academy Code of Honor: Test Pass Guarantee
  • Optional: Package for Hotel Accommodations, Lunch and Transportation

With several convenient training delivery methods offered, The Code Academy makes getting the training you need easy. Whether you prefer to learn in a classroom or an online live learning virtual environment, training videos hosted online, and private group classes hosted at your site. We offer expert instruction to individuals, government agencies, non-profits, and corporations. Our live classes, on-sites, and online training videos all feature certified instructors who teach a detailed curriculum and share their expertise and insights with trainees. No matter how you prefer to receive the training, you can count on The Code Academy for an engaging and effective learning experience.


  • Instructor-Led (the best training format we offer)
  • Live Online Classroom – Online Instructor-Led
  • Self-Paced Video
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Module 1: NSX-T Data Center Architecture

  • Review of Virtual Cloud Network Framework
  • Recap of NSX-T Data Center Architecture and components


Module 2: Approach to Troubleshooting

  • Develop a structured approach to troubleshooting
  • Differentiate between symptoms and root causes
  • Identify and isolate problems residing in various areas
  • Apply an appropriate methodology and procedure to troubleshooting


Module 3: Troubleshooting the NSX Management Cluster

  • Describe the NSX Management cluster architecture, components, and communication channels
  • Identify the workflows involved in configuring the NSX Management cluster
  • Validate and troubleshoot the NSX Management Cluster formation


Module 4: Troubleshooting Infrastructure Preparation

  • Explain and troubleshoot ESXi Transport Node Preparation issues
  • Explain and troubleshoot KVM Transport Node preparation issues
  • Explain and troubleshoot NSX Edge Transport Node Preparation issues


Module 5: Troubleshooting Logical Switching

  • Understand the architecture of Logical Switching
  • List the modules and processes involved in configuring Logical Switching
  • Explain the importance of N-VDS in Transport Nodes
  • Explain the GENEVE protocol and GENEVE header format
  • Review the architecture and workflows involved in configuring OVS
  • Identify and troubleshoot common Logical Switching issues
  • Module 6: Troubleshooting Logical Routing
  • Review the architecture of Logical Routing and NSX Edge nodes
  • Explain the workflows involved in the configuration of Tier-0 and Tier-1 Gateways
  • Explain the HA modes and logical router placements
  • Identify and troubleshoot common Logical Routing issues.


Module 7: Troubleshooting Load Balancing

  • Review of Load Balancer architecture and components
  • Identify and troubleshoot common Load Balancing issues


Module 8: Troubleshooting Security

  • Review the architecture of Distributed Firewall
  • Explain the workflows involved in configuring Distributed Firewall
  • Review the architecture of Gateway Firewall
  • Explain the workflows involved in configuring Gateway Firewall
  • Identify and troubleshoot common Distributed Firewall and Gateway Firewall issues


Module 9: NSX-T Data Center Operations and tools

  • Review and perform the backup and restore of the NSX-T Data Center environment
  • Explain and validate the native troubleshooting tools (dashboards, Traceflow, port connection tool, port mirroring) involved in troubleshooting the NSX-T Data Center environment
  • Configure Syslog, IPFIX, and log collections for the NSX-T Data Center environment
  • Validate and review the APIs methods available to configure the NSX-T Data Center environment


Module 10: NSX-T Data Center Upgrade

  • Identify the proper sequence of steps to upgrade the NSX-T Data Center
  • Describe the necessary pre-upgrade and port-upgrade checks
  • Understand the Upgrade Coordinator architecture
  • Review and troubleshoot the upgrade process for NSX=T Data Center Environment


Module 11: Datapath Walk-Through

  • Describe the components involved in the NSX-T Data Center Datapath
  • Verify and validate the path of the packet on the NSX-T Datapath
  • Identify and perform packet captures at various points in Datapath
  • Use nsxcli to retrieve several configurations involved in NSX-T Datapath