VMware NSX: Install, Configure and Manage [v6.4]

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This comprehensive training course focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware NSX®. This course presents VMware NSX as a part of the software-defined data center. You will learn how to use logical switching in VMware NSX to virtualize your switching environment. The course also details logical routing to enable you to dynamically route between different virtual environments. And you will learn how to use gateway services, firewall configurations, and security services to help secure and optimize your VMware NSX environment.

48 hrs

Learning Hours

5 Days

Course Duration

Mon-Fri

Days

09:00am-05:00pm

Timing

Online

Training Format

Guaranteed

Interview Pass

KEY HIGHLIGHTS
  •   48+ Hours of Intensive Hands-On Learning
  •   12 Modules and 36 Lessons
  •   2 Quizzes and 1 Assessments
  •   24+ Hands On Labs
  •   1 Mock Interviews
  •   15+ Yrs of Industry Experience and Certified Professionals
  •   1:1 personal career assistance with Industry Experts
  •   Placement and Certification Assistance
  •   Job Ready Resume and Portfolio building
  •   Alumni Support
Description About this course

This comprehensive training course focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware NSX®. This course presents VMware NSX as a part of the software-defined data center. You will learn how to use logical switching in VMware NSX to virtualize your switching environment. The course also details logical routing to enable you to dynamically route between different virtual environments. And you will learn how to use gateway services, firewall configurations, and security services to help secure and optimize your VMware NSX environment.

Course Content
  • 15 lecture
  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
  • Describe VMware vSphere® networking components
  • Describe vSphere standard switches
  • Describe vSphere distributed switches
  • Describe the benefits of NSX
  • Identify NSX key use cases
  • Describe the NSX architecture
  • Describe the cloud management, management, control, and data planes of NSX
  • Identify the component interactions
  • Describe the VMware NSX® Controller™ cluster and its functions
  • Explain the NSX Controller workload distribution
  • • Explain the steps required for an NSX installation
  • • Describe what is involved in planning an NSX deployment
  • • Describe the NSX Controller cluster and deployment
  • • Describe NSX Controller cluster high availability and load distribution
  • • Explain how to deploy and configure the NSX Controller cluster
  • • Explain the workflow involved in host preparation
  • • Explain transport zones, VXLANs, and VXLAN tunnel end points (VTEPs)
  • • Describe the procedure for preparing the infrastructure for virtual networking
  • • Describe the configuration of vSphere distributed switches for VXLAN
  • • Identify the components involved in NSX logical switching
  • • Define VLANs for VXLAN
  • • Explain the east-west and north-south routing concepts
  • • Define the NSX distributed logical router
  • • Explain the logical router, interfaces, and interface addresses
  • • Describe the management and control plane interaction
  • • Describe logical router deployment models and two-tier routing for east-west traffic
  • • Explain the common topologies of an NSX Edge services gateway
  • • Describe how routers connect remote networks
  • • Explain route redistribution methods
  • • Describe less-than-or-equal (LE) and greater-than-or-equal (GE) configurations
  • • Describe routing event notification enhancements
  • • Configure equal-cost multipath (ECMP) routing
  • • Describe high availability for NSX Edge service gateways
  • • Explain L2 bridging use cases
  • • Describe software and hardware L2 bridging between VXLAN and VLANs
  • • Discuss L2 bridging packet flows
  • • Describe the NSX Edge Services
  • • Explain how Network Address Translation (NAT) works
  • • Explain NAT64
  • • Explain the function of load balancing
  • • Explain one-armed and inline load-balancing architectures
  • • Explain the DHCP and DNS services for NSX Edge
  • • Describe the NSX Edge VPN services
  • • Describe the VPN use cases
  • • Configure a L2 VPN on an NSX Edge instance
  • • Configure an NSX Edge instance for IPsec VPN services
  • • Explain NSX Edge SSL VPN-Plus services
  • • Configure NSX Edge SSL VPN-Plus server settings
  • • Describe the policy enforcement of the distributed firewall
  • • Describe virtualization context-awareness
  • • Explain custom network and security containers
  • • Describe the architecture of an NSX Edge firewall
  • • Explain DHCP snooping
  • • Explain ARP snooping
  • • Describe NSX SpoofGuard
  • • Identify how tags enable dynamic security service chains
  • • Explain Service Composer groups, policies, and tags
  • • Describe the Identity Firewall architecture
  • • Explain Application Rule Manager
  • • Explain how to create a monitoring session
  • • Describe the types of introspection services
  • • Describe the installation and configuration of Guest and Network Introspection
  • • Summarize Guest and Network Introspection alarms, events, and audit messages
  • • Describe cross-vCenter features and use cases
  • • Identify VMware NSX® Manager™ roles and NSX Controller cluster placement
  • • Deploy universal logical networks
  • • Explain the design considerations for cross-vCenter NSX
Hands On Labs Covered
  • 22 labs

In this lab, you perform the following tasks:

  • 1. Deploy NSX Manager OVA on Base ESXi Host
  • 2. Install NSX Manager as a VM
  • 3. Configure NSX Manager various parameters
  • 4. Access NSX Manager using NSX Manager UI

In this lab, you perform the following tasks:

  • 1. Register NSX Manager with vCenter Server
  • 2. Register NSX Manager with PSC.
  • 3. Review and Modify the NSX Manager Configuration
  • 4. Verify That the vSphere Web Client Plug-In for NSX Manager Is Installed

1. Deploy an NSX Controller Instance 2. Verify That the First NSX Controller Instance Is Operational

In this lab, you perform the following tasks: 1. Prepare for the Lab 2. Install NSX for vSphere Modules on the ESXi Hosts 3. Configure VXLAN on the ESXi Hosts 4. Configure the VXLAN ID Pool 5. Configure a Local Transport Zone

In this lab, you perform the following tasks: 1. Prepare for the Lab 2. Create Logical Switches 3. Verify That Logical Switch Port Groups Appear in vSphere 4. Migrate Virtual Machines to Logical Switches 5. Test Network Connectivity

In this lab, you perform the following tasks: 1. Prepare for the Lab 2. Configure and Deploy an NSX Distributed Logical Router 3. Verify the Distributed Router Deployment and Configuration 4. Test Connectivity

In this lab, you perform the following tasks: 1. Prepare for the Lab 2. Configure and Deploy an NSX Edge Services Gateway 3. Verify the NSX Edge Services Gateway Deployment 4. Configure Static Routes on the NSX Edge Services Gateway 5. Configure Static Routes on the Distributed Router 6. Test Connectivity Between an External Network and a Logical Switch Network

In this lab, you perform the following tasks: 1. Prepare for the Lab 2. Remove Static Routes from the Perimeter Gateway 3. Configure OSPF on the Perimeter Gateway 4. Redistribute the Perimeter Gateway Subnets 5. Remove Static Routes on the Distributed Router 6. Configure OSPF on the Distributed Router 7. Redistribute Distributed Router Internal Subnets

In this lab, you perform the following tasks: 1. Prepare for the Lab 2. Deploy an Additional NSX Edge Services Gateway 3. Configure Routing for Perimeter Gateway - ECMP 4. Configure a Static Route on Perimeter Gateway - ECMP 5. Configure Route Redistribution for Perimeter Gateway - ECMP 6. Verify the Relationship Between the Distributed Logical Router Routing Table and the Neighbor 7. Enable ECMP

In this lab, you perform the following tasks: 1. Prepare for the Lab 2. Configure NSX Edge High Availability 3. Examine the High Availability Service Status and Heartbeat 4. Force a Failover Condition 5. Restore the Failed Node

In this lab, you perform the following tasks: 1. Prepare for the Lab 2. Create a Port Group on the Distributed Switch for L2 Bridging 3. Move the Two Web Servers to the Host That Runs the Distributed Logical Router Control VM 4. Examine the Network Connectivity Between Web VMs and Resolve the Problem

In this lab, you perform the following tasks: 1. Prepare for the Lab 2. Verify Untranslated Packet Addressing 3. Configure an Additional IP Address on the Uplink Interface of the Perimeter Gateway 4. Configure a Destination NAT Rule 5. Use the Destination NAT to Test Connectivity 6. Verify Untranslated Packet Addressing Before Defining a Source NAT Rule 7. Configure a Source NAT Rule 8. Use the Source NAT to Test Connectivity 9. Configure a Destination NAT Rule for web-sv-02a

In this lab, you perform the following tasks: 1. Prepare for the Lab 2. Verify the Lack of Connectivity 3. Add an IP Address to the Uplink Interface of the Perimeter Gateway 4. Enable the Load Balancer Service and Configure an Application Profile 5. Create a Server Pool 6. Create a Virtual Server 7. Use the Packet Capture Capabilities of NSX Edge to Verify Round-Robin Load Balancing 8. Examine NAT Rule Changes 9. Migrate the Web-Tier Logical Switch to the Perimeter Gateway 10. Reposition the Virtual Server and Examine NAT Rule Changes 11. Use a Packet Capture to Verify Round-Robin Operation

In this lab, you perform the following tasks: 1. Prepare for the Lab 2. Create a Port Group on the Distributed Switch for the Sink Port 3. Create a Trunk Interface for the Perimeter Gateway 4. Configure the Perimeter Gateway as an L2 VPN Server 5. Prepare the Remote Site for Setting Up an L2 VPN Tunnel 6. Create an NSX Edge Gateway at the Remote Site 7. Attach a Remote Web Tier Network to the Remote Gateway 8. Configure the Remote Gateway as an L2 VPN Client 9. Update the web-sv-01b Web Server Located at the Remote Site 10. Test Tunnel Connectivity

In this lab, you perform the following tasks: 1. Prepare for the Lab 2. Prepare the Perimeter Gateway for IPsec Tunneling 3. Configure the Perimeter Gateway as an IPsec Tunnel Endpoint 4. Prepare the Remote Gateway for IPsec Tunneling 5. Update the web-sv-01b Web Server in the vCenter Server Inventory of the Remote Site 6. Configure the Remote Gateway as an IPsec Tunnel Endpoint 7. Test VPN Tunnel Connectivity 8. Disable IPsec on the Perimeter Gateway and Enable OSPF

In this lab, you perform the following tasks: 1. Prepare for the Lab 2. Create a Distributed Firewall Section 3. Configure Cross-Tier Rules 4. Restrict Inbound Web Server Traffic to HTTP and HTTPS 5. Review Distributed Firewall Log Entries 6. Restore a Saved Distributed Firewall Configuration

In this lab, you perform the following tasks: 1. Prepare for the Lab 2. Restrict Inbound Web Server Traffic to HTTP and HTTPS 3. Determine How the Firewall Rule Interacts with Other NSX Edge Features

In this lab, you perform the following tasks: 1. Prepare for the Lab 2. Prepare the Infrastructure for SpoofGuard 3. Verify That the SpoofGuard Policy Is Operational 4. Configure SpoofGuard to Remove the Windows7-2 VM from the Approval List 5. Verify That the Windows VM Is No Longer Trusted 6. Verify That the Windows VM Is Trusted Again

In this lab, you perform the following tasks: 1. Prepare for the Lab 2. Create a Security Group 3. Create a Security Policy 4. Verify the Policy Functionality Before the Virus Is Found 5. Verify the Policy Functionality After the Virus Is Found

In this lab, you perform the following tasks: 1. Prepare for the Lab 2. Create a Session and Capture Traffic Flows 3. Analyze the Traffic Flow Session Results 4. Publish and Analyze the Application Rule Manager Recommendations

In this lab, you perform the following tasks: 1. Prepare for the Lab 2. Prepare the Infrastructure for Endpoint Monitoring 3. Use Login, Ping, Web Browsing, and PuTTY to Create Data to Collect 4. Analyze the Data Collection Results

In this lab, you perform the following tasks: 1. Prepare for the Lab 2. Verify the Configuration of the NSX Manager Instances 3. Configure Primary and Secondary Roles for the NSX Manager Instances 4. Configure the Universal Segment ID Pool and the Universal Transport Zone 5. Create a Universal Logical Switch, and Connect the Web Servers 6. Reconfigure the IP Address of the web-sv-01b VM, and Verify L2 Connectivity Between the VMs 7. Configure the Universal Firewall Policy

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  • 15 Modules and 40 Lessons
  • 45+ Hands On Labs
  • 5 Quizzes and 2 Assignments
  • 2 Free Mock Interviews
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