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VMware NSX-T Data Center : Install, Configure, Manage


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35 heures sur 5 jours

De 3 à 8 personnes

Inter :
3 850 € NET, pour 5 jours
Intra : À partir de 1 925 € NET / jour .



Good understanding of TCP/IP services and network security and working experience with firewalls

Working experience with enterprise switching and routing

Solid understanding of concepts presented in the following courses :

VMware Data Center Virtualization Fundamentals

VMware Introduction to Network Virtualization with NSX

VMware Network Virtualization Fundamentals

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Experienced system administrators or network administrators



Objectifs pédagogiques

  • By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives :
  • Describe VMware Virtual Cloud Network and the NSX-T Data Center architecture
  • Describe the NSX-T Data Center components and main functions
  • Explain the NSX-T Data Center key features and benefits
  • Deploy and configure NSX-T Data Center infrastructure
  • Configure layer 2 logical switching and bridging
  • Explain the tiered routing architecture and configure gateways
  • Configure advanced services such as VPN and load balancing
  • Describe the NSX-T Data Center security model with micro-segmentation
  • Configure Distributed Firewall and Gateway Firewall to protect east-west and north-south traffic
  • Explain advanced security enforcement with URL analysis, IDS, and partner service insertion
  • Integrate VMware Identity ManagerTM or LDAP with NSX-T Data Center and configure role-based access control
  • Describe NSX-T Data Center Federation use-cases and architecture for witching, routing, and security


1 Course Introduction

Introductions and course logistics

Course objectives


2 VMware Virtual Cloud Network and NSX-T Data Center

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 NSXTM product portfolio and features

Explain the management, control, data, and consumption planes and function


3 Deployment 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, 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 VMware NSXTM EdgeTM 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


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 Security

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 eastwest and north-south security

Discuss the integration and benefits of partner security solutions with NSX-T Data Center


8 NSX-T Data Center Services

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


9 NSX-T Data Center Monitoring

Explain the importance and functionality of VMware NSXTM IntelligenceTM

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


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

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


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 and routing functions

Moyens pédagogiques

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 3.0 release, including the overall infrastructure, logical switching, logical routing, networking and security services, micro-segmentation and firewalls, and more. Access to a software-defined data center environment is provided through hands-on labs to reinforce the skills and concepts presented in the course.

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Questionnaire de positionnement Evaluation en cours de formation : mises en situation Evaluation de fin de formation : Cas pratique Bilan individuel des compétences acquises Questionnaire de satisfaction à chaud Attestation de fin de formation


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