VMware NSX: Design and Deploy [V6.2] Course Details:

In this course, you will learn how to lead VMware NSX design and deployment projects. Additionally, you will learn how to properly examine design and deployment considerations for network virtualization as part of an overall software-defined data center (SDDC) design.

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1. Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

2. Design Process and Principles

  • Understand the design process
  • Understand design frameworks

3. Architecture and Components

  • Understand the management, control, and data planes
  • Describe VMware NSX Manager
  • Design the VMware NSX Controller cluster

4. Switching and Routing

  • Design an Ethernet infrastructure
  • Describe VMware vSphere Distributed Switch
  • Design a logical switching solution
  • Design a bridging solution
  • Design a VMware NSX logical router solution

5. Edge Services

  • Design a remote access solution
  • Design load-balancing services

6. Security

  • Design a defense in depth
  • Design edge firewall services
  • Design distributed firewall services
  • Design and integrate security services

7. Cross-vCenter and Multisite

  • Describe cross-vCenter solutions
  • Design multisite NSX solutions
  • Design a VMware NSX solution with stretched clusters

8. Operations and Automation

  • Describe native operational tools
  • Describe VMware integrated monitoring tools
  • Design a VMware NSX monitoring and operations solution that leverages third-party tools

9. Enterprise Design Lab

  • Design and present a conceptual solution
  • Design and present a logical solution

*Please Note: Course Outline is subject to change without notice. Exact course outline will be provided at time of registration.
  • Design framework
  • Design process for gathering requirements, constraints, assumptions, and risks
  • Analyze existing physical networking and security components, processes, and operations
  • Design a VMware vSphere virtual data center to support VMware NSX requirements
  • Design a physical network to support network virtualization in a software-defined data center
  • Design logical network services
  • Design logical security services
  • Design a data center rack solution to support scalability and high availability
  • Management, monitoring, and operational tools for a proposed solution
  • Operational readiness of an organization and perform a skills gap analysis
  • Alternative design choices for risk mitigation

Note: If you have not taken these courses, you should have equivalent experience. 

VCP6-NV and VCIX6-NV certification is recommended but not required.

Network professionals who have experience working with VMware NSX and are responsible for designing or deploying virtualized network architecture.

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