During this one-day course, you gain an understanding of the architecture and features of VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer (Avi Networks) solution. This course provides hands-on labs to provide a solid foundation to load balancing fundamentals and work with most common load balancing functionality offered by VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer (Avi Networks) solution.


* Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
Describe NSX Advanced Load Balancer architecture
Describe the NSX Advanced Load Balancer components and main functions
Explain the NSX Advanced Load Balancer key features and benefits
Explain and configure Local Load Balancing constructors such as Virtual Services, Pools, Health Monitors and related components

  • Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
    Course objectives

  • Introduction to NSX Advanced Load Balancer

  • Introduce NSX Advanced Load Balancer
    Discuss NSX Advanced Load Balancer use cases and benefits
    Explain NSX Advanced Load Balancer architecture and components
    Explain the management, control, data, and consumption planes and their respective functions

  • Virtual Services Configuration Concepts

  • Explain Virtual Service components
    Explain Virtual Service types
    Explain and configure basic virtual services components such as Application Profiles, Network Profiles, Pools and Health Monitors

  • Profiles and Policies

  • Explain and deep dive on Advanced Virtual Service creation
    Explain and deep dive on Application Profiles and Types such as L4, DNS, Syslog and HTTP
    Explain and configure advanced application HTTP Profile options
    Deep dive on Network Profiles and Types
    Explain and configure SSL Profiles and Certificates
    Explain and Configure HTTP and DNS policies

  • Pools Configuration Concepts

  • Explain and deep dive on Pools configuration options
    Describe available Load Balancing algorithms
    Explain multiple Health Monitor types
    Explain multiple Persistence Profiles
    Explain and configure Pool Groups


Experienced system administrators or network administrators will benefit from this course.




While there are no prerequisites for this course, please ensure you have the right level of experience to be successful in this training.


Length: 1.0 day (8 hours)


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