Training: VMware NSX-T Data Center v3.2 – Install, Configure and Manage

Ref. VMW-NSXTICM
Duration:
5
 days
Exam:
Optional
Level:
Intermediate

Description

This five-day, fast-paced course provides comprehensive training on how to install, configure, and manage a VMware NSX-T™ Data Center environment. This course covers key NSX-T Data Center features and functionality offered in the NSX-T Data Center 3.2 release, including the overall infrastructure, logical switching, logical routing, networking and security services, micro-segmentation and firewalls, and more.

Participant profiles

  • Experienced system administrators
  • Experienced network administrators

Objectives

  • 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 advanced services such as VPN and load balancing
  • Describe the NSX-T Data Center security model with micro-segmentation
  • Configure Distributed Firewall and Gateway Firewall to protect east-west and north-south traffic
  • Explain advanced security enforcement with URL analysis, IDS, and partner service insertion
  • Integrate VMware Identity Manager™ or LDAP with NSX-T Data Center and configure role-based access control
  • Describe NSX-T Data Center Federation use-cases and architecture for switching, routing, and security

Prerequisites

  • Good understanding of TCP/IP services and network security and working experience with firewalls
  • Working experience of enterprise switching and routing
  • Solid understanding of concepts presented in the following courses: “VMware Data Center Virtualization Fundamentals”, “VMware Introduction to Network Virtualization with NSX” and “VMware Network Virtualization Fundamentals”

Course content

Module 1: Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

Module 2: VMware Virtual Cloud Network and NSX-T Data Center

  • Introduce VMware’s Virtual Cloud Network vision
  • Discuss NSX-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 3: Deployment Preparing the NSX-T Data Center Infrastructure

  • 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 4: NSX-T Data Center Logical Switching

  • Introduce key components and terminology in logical switching
  • Describe the function and types of L2 segments
  • 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 BUM traffic handling

Module 5: 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 ECMP on Tier-0 Gateway
  • Describe NSX Edge HA, failure detection, and failback modes

Module 6: NSX-T Data Center 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 7: NSX-T Data Center Security

  • Introduce the NSX-T Data Center security approach and model
  • Describe the micro-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 URL analysis and distributed intrusion system importance and use-cases.
  • Describe the service insertion functionality for east-west and north-south security
  • Discuss the integration and benefits of partner security solutions with NSX-T Data Center

Module 8: NSX-T Data Center Services

  • Describe NSX-T Data Center services
  • Explain and configure Network Address Translation (NAT) and NAT 64
  • 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 function and use cases
  • Configure IPSec VPN and L2 VPN using NSX Manager UI

Module 9: NSX-T Data Center Monitoring

  • Explain the importance and functionality of VMware NSX® Intelligence™
  • Navigate through the NSX Topology UI and identify the various key elements in the UI
  • Discuss the importance and use-cases of alarms and events

Module 10: NSX-T Data Center 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
  • Integrate LDAP 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 11: NSX-T Data Center Federation

  • Introduce the NSX-T Data Center Federation key concepts, terminology, and use-cases
  • Explain the onboarding process of NSX-T Data Center Federation
  • Describe the NSX-T Data Center Federation switching and routing functions
  • Describe the NSX-T Data Center Federation security concepts and routing functions

Documentation

  • Digital courseware included

Lab / Exercises

  • Official VMware Labs and exercices

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Prix de l'inscription
CHF 4'550.-
Inclus dans ce cours
  • VMware Official Training
  • Official VMware documentation and labs
  • Achievement Badge

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