VMware NSX-T Data Center: Install Configure Manage [v2.4]

Description

Duration: 5 Days

During this five-day boot camp students learn how to install, configure, and manage VMware NSX-T Data Center environment. Feathers such as NSX-T Data Center features and functionality offered in the NSX-T Data Center 2.4 release. This includes infrastructure, logic, switching, Logical routing, networking and security services, micro-segmentation and firewalls, and so on.

 

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe VMware Virtual cloud Network and the NSX-T Data Center architecture
  • Describe the NSX-T Data Center components and main functions
  • Explain the NSX-T Data Center key features and benefits
  • Deploy and configure NSX-T Data Center infrastructure
  • Configure layer 2 logical switching and bridging
  • Explain the tiered routing architecture and configure gateways
  • Configure Distributed Firewall and Gateway Firewall to protect east-west and north-south traffic
  • Explain advanced security enforcement with partner service insertion
  • Integrate VMware Identity Manager with NSX-T Center and configure Role-based Access Control
  • Gather relevant information and perform basic troubleshooting with various tools

 

This Boot Camp is intended for:

  • Experienced System Administrators
  • Experienced Network Administrators

 

Prerequisites

Is recommend that students interested in this boot camp have:

  • Good understanding of TCP|IP services and network security and working experience with firewalls.
  • Working experience of enterprise switching and routing
  • Or have previous training or understanding of the concepts found in:
  • VMware Data Center Virtualization Fundamentals
  • VMware Introduction to Network Virtualization with NSX
  • VMware Network Virtualization Fundamentals

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

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Methods

  • Instructor Led (the best training format we offer)
  • Live Online Classroom – Online Instructor Led
  • Self-Paced Video
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Curriculum

Module 1: VMware Virtual Cloud Network and NSX-T Data Center

  • Introduce VMware’s virtual Cloud Network vision
  • Discuss NXX-T Data Center Solutions, use cases, and benefits
  • Explain NSX-T Data Center architecture and components
  • Describe VMware NSX product portfolio and features
  • Explain the management, control, data and consumption planes and function

 

Module 2: NSX-T Data Center Infrastructure deployment

  • Describe NSX Management Cluster
  • Deploy VMware NSX Manager nodes on VMware ESXi and KVM hypervisors
  • Navigate through the NSX Manager UI
  • Explain data plane components such as N-VDS, Transport nodes, transport zones, profiles, and more
  • Perform transport node preparation and establish the data center infrastructure
  • Verify transport node status and connectivity

 

Module 3: NSX-T Data Center Logical Switching

  • Introduce key components and terminology in logical switching
  • Describe the types of L2 segments and function
  • Explain tunneling and the GENEVE encapsulation
  • Configure logical segments and attach hosts using NSX Manager UI
  • Describe the function and types of segment profiles
  • Create segment profiles and apply them to segments and ports
  • Explain the function of MAC, ARP, and TEP tables used in packet forwarding
  • Demonstrate L2 unicast packet flow
  • Explain ARP suppression and BIM traffic handling

 

Module 4: NSX-T Data Center Logical Routing

  • Describe the logical routing function and use cases
  • Introduce the two-tier routing architecture, topologies, and components
  • Explain the Tier-0 and Tier 1 Gateway functions
  • Describe the logical router components: Service Router and Distributed Router
  • Discuss the architecture and function of VMware NSX Edge nodes
  • Discuss deployment options of NSX Edge nodes
  • Configure NSX Edge nodes and create NSX Edge Clusters
  • Configure Tier-0 and Tier-1 Gateways
  • Examine the single-tier and multitier packet flow
  • Configure static routing and dynamic routing
  • Enable ECNP on Tier-0 Gateway
  • Describe NSX Edge HA, Failure detection, and failback modes

 

Module 5: NSX-T Data Center Logical Bridging

  • Describe the function of logical bridging
  • Discuss the logical bridging use cases
  • Compare routing and bridging solutions
  • Explain the components of logical bridging
  • Create bridge clusters and bridge profiles

 

Module 6: NSX-T Data Center Services

  • Describe NSX-T Data Center services
  • Explain and configure Network Address Translation (NAT)
  • Explain and configure DNS and DHCP services
  • Describe the load-balancing function, topologies, components, and use cases
  • Configure L4-L7 load balancing
  • Discuss the IPSec VPN and L2 VPN using NSX Manager UI

 

Module 7: NSX-T Data Center Security

  • Introduce the NSX-T Data Center security approach and model
  • Describe themicro-segmentation benefits and use cases
  • Describe the Distributed Firewall architecture, components, and function
  • Configure Distributed Firewall sections and rules
  • Describe the Gateway Firewall architecture, components, and function
  • Configure Gateway Firewall sections and rules
  • Describe Network Introspection service insertion for east-west and north-south security
  • Describe Endpoint Protection and use cases
  • Discuss the integration and benefits of partner security solutions with NSX-T Data Center

 

Module 8: User and Role Management

  • Describe the function and benefits of VMware Identity Manager in NSX-T Data Center
  • Integrate VMware Identity Manager with NSX-T Data center
  • Identify the various types of users, authentication policies, and permissions
  • Use Role-Based Access Control to restrict user access
  • Explain the built-in roles in VMware Identity Manager and role assignment to users

 

Module 9: NSX-T Data Center Basic Troubleshooting

  • Introduce the troubleshooting methodology and process
  • Use various methods to collect local and remote log files
  • Describe troubleshooting tools, such as IPFIX, Traceflow, Packet Capture, SPAN, and so on
  • Solve basic problems related to installation, switching, routing, and firewalls
  • Use CLI commands to verify the component configuration and status in NSX-T Data Center