NSX: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.0] - (On Demand) (EDU-NSXICM6-EL)(V6.0)

This comprehensive, fast-paced training course focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware NSX?. This course covers NSX as a part of the software-defined data center platform, implementation use cases along with features of NSX, and functionality operating at Layer 2 through Layer 7 of the OSI model. Lecture and hands-on lab activities support the student?s understanding of VMware NSX features, functionality, and on-going management and control.

Bonus Item: Certification Exam Voucher (VCP-NV).

VMware On Demand is a robust, self-paced learning solution delivering modular training combined with hands-on practice labs, giving you a powerful alternative to traditional classroom training.

  • Compelling: Interactive modules with labs that build as you progress
  • Comprehensive: Rich content equivalent to classroom training that meets certification course requirements, including final assessments. Some courses also include bonus items like exam vouchers
  • Convenient: 30 days to access the content multiple times at your pace

Target Audience

  • Experienced system administrators that specialize in networking

  • 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

Course Objectives

  • Describe the evolution of the software-defined data center
  • Describe how NSX is the next step in the evolution of the software-defined data center
  • Describe data center prerequisites for NSX deployment
  • Configure and deploy NSX components for management and control
  • Describe basic NSX layer 2 networking
  • Configure, deploy, and use logical switch networks
  • Configure and deploy NSX distributed router appliances to establish East-West connectivity
  • Configure and deploy VMware NSX Edge? services gateway appliances to establish North-South connectivity
  • Configure and use all main features of the NSX Edge services gateway
  • Configure NSX Edge firewall rules to restrict network traffic
  • Configure NSX distributed firewall rules to restrict network traffic
  • Use role-based access to control user account privileges
  • Use activity monitoring to determine whether a security policy is effective
  • Configure service composer policies
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Course Outline
1  Course Introduction
?  Introductions and course logistics
?  Course objectives
2  VMware NSX Components for Management and Control
?  Introduction to VMware vSphere® Virtualization
?  Evolution of the software-defined data center
?  Introduction to NSX
?  VMware NSX Manager?
?  NSX Controller cluster
3  Logical Switch Networks
?  Ethernet fundamentals
?  VMware vSphere® Distributed Switch? overview
?  Switch link aggregation
?  VXLAN: Logical Switch Networks
?  VMware NSX Controller? replication
4  Routing with VMware NSX Edge Appliances
?  Routing protocols primer
?  NSX logical router
?  NSX Edge services gateway
5  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
6  VMware NSX Security
?  NSX Edge firewall
?  NSX distributed firewall
?  Role-based access control
?  NSX data endpoint
?  Flow Monitoring
?  Service Composer