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VMW-NSX - VMware NSX: Install, Configure, Manage v6.x

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Duration: 5 Days

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Course Description

​This comprehensive, fast-paced training course focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware NSX™. NSX is a software networking and security virtualization platform that delivers the operational model of a virtual machine for the network. Virtual networks reproduce the layer 2–layer 7 network model in software, enabling complex multitier network topologies to be created and provisioned programmatically in seconds. NSX also provides a new model for network security where security profiles are distributed to and enforced by virtual ports and move with virtual machines.

Course Objectives

Course Audience

​Experienced system administrators that specialize in networking

Course Outline

Course Introduction
  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
VMware NSX Components for Management and Control
  • Evolution of the Software-Defined Data Center
  • Introduction to NSX
  • VMware® NSX Manager™
  • NSX Controller cluster
 Logical Switch Networks
  • Ethernet fundamentals and basic NSX layer 2 networking
  • VMware vSphere® Distributed Switch™ overview
  • Switch link aggregation
  • Logical switch networks
  • VMware® NSX Controller® replication
 Routing with VMware NSX Edge Appliances
  • Routing protocols primer
  • NSX logical router
  • NSX Edge services gateway
 Features of the VMware NSX Edge Services Gateway
  • Network address translation
  • Load balancing
  • High availability
  • Virtual private networking
  • Layer 2 VPN
  • IPsec VPN
  • SSL VPN-Plus
  • VLAN-to-VXLAN bridging
VMware NSX Security
  • NSX Edge firewall
  • NSX distributed firewall
  • Role-based access control
  • NSX data endpoint
  • Flow Monitoring
  • Service Composer

Course Prerequisites

  • System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems
  • Understanding of concepts presented in the VMware Data Center Virtualization Fundamentals course for VCA-DCV certification
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