VMware NSX-T: Install, Configure, Manage [V2.x] (EDU-NSXTICM2)

This five-day course provides comprehensive training on how to administer a VMware NSX-T™ environment. This course covers key VMware NSX® features and functionality offered in the NSX-T 2.0 release operating across layer 2 through layer 7 of the OSI model.
Access to a software-defined data center environment is provided through hands-on labs to reinforce the skills and concepts presented in the course.
By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
•  Understand NSX-T key features and functionality
•  Understand NSX-T architecture and component subsystems
•  Identify the differences between NSX-T and the NSX-V and VMware NSX® Multi-Hypervisor™ platforms
•  Deploy and configure overlay layer 2 networks
•  Understand logical routing implementation and architecture enhancements
•  Understand distributed firewall implementation and policy rules
•  Gather relevant information from the NSX platform during troubleshooting scenarios
Intended Audience
Experienced system or network administrators
This course requires the following prerequisites:
•  Understanding of enterprise switching and routing
•  Knowledge of TCP/IP services
•  Experience with firewalls and firewall rule sets
•  Understanding of concepts presented in the VMware Data Center Virtualization Fundamentals course
•  Understanding of the concepts presented in the VMware Introduction to Network Virtualization with NSX Course
Product Alignment
•  NSX-T 2.0
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Course Outline
1.NSX-T Introduction
  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Review course objectives
2.Architecture and Components
  • Describe the architecture of NSX-T
  • Identify the key components of NSX-T architecture
  • Explain the role of each component
  • Describe how the component subsystems interact
3.Installation and Upgrade
  • Install NSX-T
  • Configure NSX-T components
  • Identify upgrade paths
  • Describe the UI
4.Logical Switching
  • Explain logical switching terminology
  • Describe NSX host switching
  • Explain transport zones and logical switch wiring
  • Explain the concepts of MAC learning, Geneve overlay technology, IP discovery, and management (MP, CCP, DP)
  • Describe the workflows of logical switching (MP, CCP, DP)
  • Describe how BUM traffic is handled
  • Explain logical switching packet walks
  • Fetch important log files from the appropriate log locations
5.Logical Routing
  • Describe logical routing in NSX-T inclusive of its taxonomy, types, and components
  • Explain how wiring of logical routers works
  • Describe deployment architectures
  • Demonstrate an understanding of edge nodes and edge clusters
  • Describe logical routing topologies
  • Differentiate between NSX-T and NSX-V
  • Locate important log files
6.Advanced Logical Routing
  • Describe and deploy single- or two-tier routing models with tenant and provider services
  • Identify layer 3 packet flow in an NSX-T environment under various scenarios
  • Explain high availability for logical router components (active-active and active-passive)
  • List NAT types and NAT packet flows
7.NSX Security and Distributed Firewall
  • Describe the features and capabilities of the distributed firewall
  • Explain firewall architecture
  • Explain firewall rules and groupings
  • Describe the flow of rule provisioning and troubleshoot it
  • Switch security profiles
8.Operations, Monitoring, and Troubleshooting
  • Check port connectivity between VMs
  • Check the flow of packets and mirror them
  • Capture packets and check their statistics
  • Configure the Syslog server and collect NSX-T logs
  • Back up and restore NSX-T service