In this five-day course, you focus on designing, integrating, configuring, and managing VMware Cloud Director 10.x with VMware NSX-T Data Center and VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer. You learn about creating Network Pools and Edge Cluster management. You also learn about creating and managing an external network and creating and managing the organization of VDC, vApp, and data center group networks.

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Learning Objectives

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
Understanding NSX-T Data Center and VMware Cloud Director fundamentals
List the various NSX-T Data Center components
List the use cases and topologies of VMware Cloud Director networks
Discuss the VMware Cloud Director provider networking configurations
Discuss the VMware Cloud Director tenant networking configurations
Discuss NSX Advanced Load Balancer and its components
Discuss NSX Advanced Load Balancer configuration and integration with VMware Cloud Director
Enable a layer 2 stretched network that spans across multiple VMware Cloud organization VDCs
Showcase the importance of the VMware Cloud Director migration tool and its functionality
Manage resources from the VMWare Cloud Director console and use VMware vRealize Operations Manager

1
  • Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
    Course objectives

2
  • VMware Cloud Director Data Center Fundamentals

  • Explain NSX-T Data Center and its architecture
    Discuss various NSX-T Data Center components
    Describe NSX-T Data Center objects and their creation methods
    List the various requirement and maximum configuration details
    Explain NSX-T Data Center and its architecture
    Discuss various NSX-T Data Center components
    Describe NSX-T Data Center objects and their creation methods
    Explain VMware Cloud Director and its architecture
    List the various requirement and maximum configuration details
    Discuss VMware Cloud Director pre-requisites and deployment
    Discuss the use cases and features of VMware Cloud Director
    List the various requirement and maximum configuration details
    Discuss the design best practices

3
  • Provider Configuration

  • Discuss the integration of VMware vCenter ServerĀ® with VMware Cloud Director
    Discuss the integration of NSX-T Data Center with VMware Cloud Director
    Explain the provider side networking concepts and features

4
  • Tenant Configuration

  • Discuss the various types of organization VDC networks that can be created using NSX-T Data Center
    Explain the edge services available under each type of Organization VDC networks
    Explain what vApp network is
    Discuss various types of vApp networks

5
  • Cross VDC networking with NSX-T

  • Explain data center groups
    Configure cross-VDC networking and L2 stretched networks
    Configure a distributed firewall for a Data Center Group

6
  • NSX Advanced Load Balancer

  • Describe the NSX Advanced Load Balancer components and main functions
    Explain the NSX Advanced Load Balancer key features and benefits
    Understand and apply a Global Server Load Balancing design framework

7
  • VMware NSX Migration for VMware Cloud Director

  • Understand the main usage and purpose of the NSX migration for VMware Cloud Director
    List the supported topology and compatibility matrix
    List the supported features
    Understand the environmental prerequisites and how to prepare the edge cluster for bridging
    Know the logs and error handling exceptions

8
  • Monitoring VMware Cloud Director Networking

  • Discuss the methods to manage and monitor networking objects from VMware Cloud Director portals
    Understand the vRealize Operations Manager and vRealize Operations Manager Tenant App overview
    Discuss how to monitor VMware Cloud Director networking objects using vRealize Operations Manager and vRealize Operations Manager Tenant App
    Create views and reports
    Describe the use of vCloud Usage Meter with VMware Cloud Director

Audience

Cloud architects, systems engineers, datacenter administrators, and cloud administrators with experience in managed services or managing a service provider environment will benefit from this course.

Language

English

Prerequisites

Completion of the following courses and equivalent knowledge is required: VMware Cloud Director: Install, Configure, Manage VMware NSX-T Data Center: Install, Configure, Manage Strong knowledge on NSX Data Center for vSphere Strong understanding in NSX Advanced Load Balancer The following experience is helpful: Working at the Linux command line Substantial knowledge of general networking concepts

$4,625

Length: 5.0 days (40 hours)

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