VMware NSX for Internetworking Experts Fast Track [V6.0] - Beta (Beta)

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Classroom (5 Days)   English
22 Sep 2014 08:00 AM  -  26 Sep 2014 06:00 PM
(GMT-04:00) Eastern Daylight Time (America/New_York)
“Note this class is delivered using electronic books ONLY and you MUST bring your own device (BYOD) with the eBook installed prior to the start of the class – see http://support.vitalsource.com/ for supported devices; the facility will provide ONE 17” monitor, however you will need to bring a personal laptop, an android tablet or an IOS tablet in order to access the manual and execute the lab for the NSX offering along with your own power cord, if needed. Due to the nature of the labs for the NSX course, it is REQUIRED to bring an additional device noted above. No printed material will be provided with this class. You will receive an email from vmwareorders@gilmore.ca with a redemption code and instructions on how to download the eBook no later than 3 days before the class is scheduled to start. Please ensure the eBook is downloaded before coming to the class.”
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Facilities of VMware - Reston Sunset Hills Road
12100 Sunset Hills Road
Suite 400 (4th Floor)
Reston, VA, United States 20190
This comprehensive, fast-paced training course focuses on how to leverage the power of the VMware NSX™ network virtualization and security platform. This course covers NSX as a part of the software-defined data center platform, implementation use cases along with features of NSX, and functionality operating at layer 2 through layer 7 of the OSI model. Lecture and hands-on lab activities support the student’s understanding of the NSX features, functionality, and on-going management and control.
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Objectives:   •  Describe the evolution of the software-defined data center
•  Describe how NSX is the next step in the evolution of the software-defined data center
•  Describe Cisco Nexus and UCS products and features relevant to NSX
•  Describe NSX layer 2 networking
•  Configure, deploy, and use logical switch networks in a UCS environment
•  Configure and deploy NSX distributed routers to establish East-West connectivity
•  Configure and deploy VMware NSX Edge™ services gateway appliances to establish North-South connectivity
•  Configure and use all the main features of the NSX Edge services gateway
•  Configure NSX Edge firewall rules to restrict network traffic
•  Configure NSX distributed firewall rules to restrict network traffic
•  Use role-based access to control user account privileges
•  Use Activity Monitor to determine if a security policy is effective
•  Use Flow Monitoring to monitor network traffic streams
•  Configure service composer policies
•  Use NSX APIs to automate virtual network provisioning and monitoring
•  Design a NSX solution with Cisco Nexus and Cisco UCS
Intended Audience:   Experienced system administrators that specialize in networking
Prerequisites:   •  Experienced network administrators or System Administrators with a strong background in networking
•  Understanding of concepts presented in the VMware Data Center Virtualization Fundamentals course for VCA-DCV certification
Outline:   1  Course Introduction
•  Introductions and course logistics
•  Course objectives
2  VMware NSX Components for Management and Control
•  Introduction to VMware vSphere® virtualization
•  Evolution of the software-defined data center
•  Introduction to NSX
•  VMware NSX Manager™
•  VMware NSX Controller™ cluster
3  Nexus and UCS Architecture
•  Cisco Nexus switching architecture
•  Cisco UCS connectivity architecture
•  Cisco UCS profiles
4  Logical Switch Network
•  Ethernet fundamentals
•  Overview of VMware vSphere® Distributed Switch™
•  Link aggregation
•  VXLAN: Logical Switch Networks
5  VMware NSX Routing
•  NSX routing
•  NSX logical router
•  Layer 2 bridging
•  NSX Edge services gateway
6  VMware NSX Edge Services Gateway Features
•  Network address translation
•  Load balancing
•  High availability
•  NSX Edge and VPN
7  VMware NSX Security
•  NSX Edge firewall
•  NSX distributed firewall
•  Role-based access control
•  Service Composer
•  Security Monitoring
8  Extensibility and Design
•  VMware vSphere® API
•  NSX and Cisco design options