VMware NSX-T Data Center: Install, Configure, Manage [V3.2]

Price
$4,250.00 USD

Duration
5 Days

 

Delivery Methods
Virtual Instructor Led
Private Group

Course Overview

This five-day, fast-paced course provides comprehensive training on how to install, configure, and manage a VMware NSX-T™ Data Center environment. This course covers key NSX-T Data Center features and functionality offered in the NSX-T Data Center 3.2 release, including the overall infrastructure, logical switching, logical routing, networking and security services, firewalls and advanced threat prevention, and more.

Course Objectives

  • Describe the architecture and main components of NSX-T Data Center
  • Explain the features and benefits of NSX-T Data Center
  • Deploy the NSX Management cluster and VMware NSX® Edge™ nodes
  • Prepare VMware ESXi™ and KVM hosts to participate in NSX-T Data Center networking
  • Create and configure segments for layer 2 forwarding
  • Create and configure Tier-0 and Tier-1 gateways for logical routing
  • Use distributed and gateway firewall policies to filter east-west and north-south traffic in NSX-T Data Center
  • Configure Advanced Threat Prevention features
  • Configure network services on NSX Edge nodes
  • Use VMware Identity Manager and LDAP to manage users and access
  • Explain the use cases, importance, and architecture of Federation

Who Should Attend?

Experienced security administrators or network administrators
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Course Prerequisites

  • Good understanding of TCP/IP services and protocols
  • Knowledge and working experience of computer networking, including switching and routing technologies (L2-L3) and L2-L7 firewall
  • Knowledge and working experience with VMware vSphere® environments
  • Knowledge and working experience with Kubernetes or vSphere with VMware Tanzu™ environments

Solid understanding of concepts presented in the following courses:

  • VMware Virtual Cloud Network: Core Technical Skills
  • VMware Data Center Virtualization: Core Technical Skills
  • Kubernetes Fundamentals
  • Good understanding of TCP/IP services and protocols
  • Knowledge and working experience of computer networking, including switching and routing technologies (L2-L3) and L2-L7 firewall
  • Knowledge and working experience with VMware vSphere® environments
  • Knowledge and working experience with Kubernetes or vSphere with VMware Tanzu™ environments

Solid understanding of concepts presented in the following courses:

  • VMware Virtual Cloud Network: Core Technical Skills
  • VMware Data Center Virtualization: Core Technical Skills
  • Kubernetes Fundamentals

Agenda

1 Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

2 VMware Virtual Cloud Network and NSX-T Data Center

  • Introduce the VMware Virtual Cloud Network vision
  • Discuss NSX-T Data Center solutions, use cases, and benefits
  • Explain NSX-T Data Center architecture and components
  • Describe the VMware NSXTM product portfolio and features
  • Explain the management, control, data, and consumption planes and function

3 Preparing the NSX-T Data Center Infrastructure

  • Describe NSX Management Cluster
  • Deploy VMware NSXTM ManagerTM nodes on VMware ESXi and KVM hypervisors
  • Navigate through the NSX Manager UI
  • Explain data-plane components such as N-VDS/VDS, transport nodes, transport zones, profiles, and more
  • Perform transport node preparation and establish the data center infrastructure
  • Verify transport node status and connectivity

4 NSX-T Data Center Logical Switching

  • Introduce key components and terminology in logical switching
  • Describe the function and types of L2 segments
  • Explain tunneling and the GENEVE encapsulation
  • Configure logical segments and attach hosts using NSX Manager UI
  • Describe the function and types of segment profiles
  • Create segment profiles and apply them to segments and ports
  • Explain the function of MAC, ARP, and TEP tables used in packet forwarding
  • Demonstrate L2 unicast packet flow
  • Explain ARP suppression and BUM traffic handling

5 NSX-T Data Center Logical Routing

  • Describe the logical routing function and use cases
  • Introduce the two-tier routing architecture, topologies, and components
  • Explain the Tier-0 and Tier-1 Gateway functions
  • Describe the logical router components: Service Router and Distributed Router
  • Discuss the architecture and function of NSX Edge nodes
  • Discuss deployment options of NSX Edge nodes
  • Configure NSX Edge nodes and create NSX Edge clusters
  • Configure Tier-0 and Tier-1 Gateways
  • Examine the single-tier and multitier packet flow
  • Configure static routing and dynamic routing, including BGP and OSPF
  • Enable ECMP on Tier-0 Gateway
  • Describe NSX Edge HA, failure detection, and failback modes
  • Configure VRF Lite

6 NSX-T Data Center Bridging

  • Describe the function of logical bridging
  • Discuss the logical bridging use cases
  • Compare routing and bridging solutions
  • Explain the components of logical bridging
  • Create bridge clusters and bridge profiles

7 NSX-T Data Center Firewalls

  • Describe NSX segmentation
  • Identify the steps to enforce Zero-Trust with NSX segmentation
  • Describe the Distributed Firewall architecture, components, and function
  • Configure Distributed Firewall sections and rules
  • Configure the Distributed Firewall on VDS
  • Describe the Gateway Firewall architecture, components, and function
  • Configure Gateway Firewall sections and rules

8 NSX-T Data Center Advanced Threat Prevention

  • Explain NSX IDS/IPS and its use cases
  • Configure NSX IDS/IPS
  • Deploy the NSX Application Platform
  • Identify the components and architecture of NSX Malware Prevention
  • Configure NSX Malware Prevention for east-west and north-south traffic
  • Describe the use cases and architecture of NSX Intelligence
  • Identify the components and architecture of VMware NSX® Network Detection and Response™
  • Use NSX Network Detection and Response to analyze network traffic events.

9 NSX-T Data Center Services

  • Describe NSX-T Data Center services
  • Explain and configure Network Address Translation (NAT)
  • Explain and configure DNS and DHCP services
  • Describe VMware NSX® Advanced Load Balancer™ architecture, components, topologies, and use cases.
  • Configure NSX Advanced Load Balancer
  • Discuss the IPSec VPN and L2 VPN function and use cases
  • Configure IPSec VPN and L2 VPN using the NSX Manager UI

10 NSX-T Data Center User and Role Management

  • Describe the function and benefits of VMware Identity Manager™ in NSX-T Data Center
  • Integrate VMware Identity Manager with NSX-T Data Center
  • Integrate LDAP with NSX-T Data Center
  • Identify the various types of users, authentication policies, and permissions
  • Use role-based access control to restrict user access

11 NSX-T Data Center Federation

  • Introduce the NSX-T Data Center Federation key concepts, terminology, and use-cases.
  • Explain the onboarding process of NSX-T Data Center Federation
  • Describe the NSX-T Data Center Federation switching and routing functions.
  • Describe the NSX-T Data Center Federation security concepts.
 

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