NSXTICM32 — VMware NSX-T Data Center: Install, Configure, Manage v3.2


NSXTICM32 - VMware NSX-T Data Center: Install, Configure, Manage v3.2

Course Overview

This five-day, fast-paced course provides comprehensive training on how to install, configure, and manage a VMware NSX-TTM 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.

Product Alignment

VMware NSX-T Data Center 3.2

Who should attend

Experienced security administrators or network administrators


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

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following 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

Course Outline

Course Introduction

Introductions and course logistics
Course objectives

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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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Длительность: 5 дней (40 часов)
Код курса: NSXTICM32

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