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


Beginner Level
  • Education Order

  • Number of days

    5 Day(s)

  • Training Hours

    10:00 - 17:00

  • Recommended exam

    VMware Professional NSX-T Data Center 3.0

This training examines the VMware NSX-T Data Center product, which is part of VMware's software-defined data center solution. In this tutorial, participants will learn how to use the VMware NSX-T Data Center feature and how it will be implemented in existing environments.

This training also covers basic NSX-T Data Center features and functionality offered in NSX-T Data Center 3.0, including general infrastructure, logical switching, logical routing, network and security services, micro-segmentation, firewalls and more.

Participants can also take the title of VMware Professional NSX-T Data Center 2.4 (VCP - NV 2020), which they can take at the end of the training.

  • To have knowledge on Switching and Routing.
  • English TCP/IP hizmetleri bilgisi. TCP / IP services information.
  • Attending VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage training or having equal level of knowledge.
  • Firewall and Firewall command sets experience
At the end of this training, participants are expected to gain proficiency in the following subjects.
  • Define VMware Virtual Cloud Network and NSX-T Data Center architecture
  • Identifying NSX-T Data Center components and their main functions
  • Explaining the main features and advantages of NSX-T Data Center
  • Installing and configuring the NSX-T Data Center infrastructure
  • Layer 2 logical switching and bridging configuration
  • Explaining Tiered routing architecture and configuring gateways
  • Configuring advanced services such as VPN and load balancing
  • Identify NSX-T Data Center security model with micro-segmentation
  • Distributed Firewall and Gateway Firewall configuration to protect East-West and North-South traffic
  • Explaining advanced security application with URL analysis, IDS and partner service insertion
  • Integration of NSX-T Data Center with VMware Identity Manager or LDAP and configuration of role-based access control
  • Explain NSX-T Data Center Federation use cases and architecture for switching, routing and security

•  Introductions and course logistics
•  Course objectives

•  Introduce VMware’s Virtual Cloud Network vision
•  Discuss NSX-T Data Center solutions, use cases, and benefits
•  Explain NSX-T Data Center architecture and components
•  Describe VMware NSX® product portfolio and features
•  Explain the management, control, data, and consumption planes and function

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

•  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

•  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 VMware 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
•  Enable ECMP on Tier-0 Gateway
•  Describe NSX Edge HA, failure detection, and failback modes

•  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

•  Introduce the NSX-T Data Center security approach and model
•  Describe the micro-segmentation benefits and use cases
•  Describe the Distributed Firewall architecture, components, and function
•  Configure Distributed Firewall sections and rules
•  Describe the Gateway Firewall architecture, components, and function
•  Configure Gateway Firewall sections and rules
•  Describe URL analysis and distributed intrusion system importance and use-cases.
•  Describe the service insertion functionality for east-west and north-south security
•  Discuss the integration and benefits of partner security solutions with NSX-T Data Center

•  Describe NSX-T Data Center services
•  Explain and configure Network Address Translation (NAT) and NAT 64
•  Explain and configure DNS and DHCP services
•  Describe the load-balancing function, topologies, components, and use cases
•  Configure L4-L7 load balancing
•  Discuss the IPSec VPN and L2 VPN function and use cases
•  Configure IPSec VPN and L2 VPN using NSX Manager UI

•  Explain the importance and functionality of VMware NSX® Intelligence™
•  Navigate through the NSX Topology UI and identify the various key elements in the UI
•  Discuss the importance and use-cases of alarms and events

•  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
•  Explain the built-in roles in VMware Identity Manager and role assignment to users

•  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 and routing functions


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