VMWare - Install, Manage and Configure

This fast-paced 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.

1. Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics

  • Course objectives

 

2. Software-Defined Data Center

  • Describe the evolution of the software-defined data center

  • Describe VMware vSphere

  • Describe VMware NSX

 

3. Management and Control Plane Components

  • Understand the management, control, and data planes

  • Describe VMware NSX Manager

  • Describe the VMware NSX Controller cluster

 

4. Logical Switch Networks

  • Describe Ethernet fundamentals

  • Describe VMware vSphere Distributed Switch

  • Describe switch link aggregation

  • Describe VLAN

  • Describe VXLAN logical switch networks

  • Describe VMware NSX Controller replication

 

5. VMware NSX Logical Routing

  • Discuss routing protocols

  • Describe the VMware NSX logical router

  • Describe the NSX Edge services gateway

 

6. VMware NSX L2 Bridging

  • Understand L2 bridging and use cases

  • Describe L2 software bridging

  • Describe L2 hardware bridging

 

7. NSX Edge  Gateway Services

  • Describe network address translation

  • Describe load balancing

  • Describe high availability

  • Describe virtual private networking

  • Configure L2 VPN

  • Configure IPsec VPN

  • Configure SSL VPN-Plus

 

8. VMware NSX Firewall and Security Services

  • Describe the NSX Edge firewall

  • Describe the VMware NSX distributed firewall

  • Describe VMware NSX data security

  • Describe the Service Composer

  • Describe the identity-aware firewall

 

9. Cross-vCenter VMware NSX

  • Understand the cross-vCenter VMware NSX feature

  • Identify the benefits of the cross-vCenter VMware NSX feature

  • Configure the cross-vCenter VMware NSX feature

  • Discuss the deployment models for cross-vCenter VMware NSX