VMware NSX


This comprehensive focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware NSX. You will learn how to use logical switching and routing in VMware NSX to virtualize your switching environment and dynamically route between different virtual environments. This course provides details regarding how to use gateway services, firewall configurations, and security services to help secure and optimize your VMware NSX environment.

Course Syllabus

  • Overview of vSphere networking

    – Define VMware vSphere networking
    – Explain vSphere standard switches and distributed switches

  • Management and Control Plane Components

    – What are Management, control, and data planes
    – Define the VMware NSX Manager
    – Explain VMware NSX Controller cluster
    – What are the VXLAN Logical Switch Networks

  • VMware NSX Logical Routing

    – What are Routing protocols
    – Understand VMware NSX logical router
    – Explain NSX Edge services gateway

  • VMware NSX L2 Bridging

    – Describe Layer 2 bridging and use cases
    – What is Layer 2 software and hardware bridging

  • Edge Gateway Services

    – What is NAT (Network Address Translation)
    – Explain Load balancing
    – Understand High availability
    – Define the Virtual private networking and Layer 2 VPN

  • VMware NSX Firewall and Security Services

    – Explain NSX Edge firewall
    – What is VMware NSX distributed firewall and NSX Data Security
    – Define Service Composer and Identity-aware firewall

  • Cross-vCenter VMware NSX Deployment

    – 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