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VMware Exam Preparation Workshop: Network Virtualization Certified Professional (VCP-NV)

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Course Description
Self-Paced (4 Hours)
Overview:
This 4 hour training course focuses on preparing a candidate to take the VMware Certified Professional – Network Virtualization exam. The workshop includes an overview of the certification program, tips for preparing for the exam, an in-depth review of each of the objectives on the exam and sample questions broken down in video segments by a VMware Certified Instructor.

Students who complete this course as part of preparing to take the VCPN610 exam can visit the certification page for additional preparation information, including links to a Practice Exam, the Exam Blueprint Guide, and to Request Exam Authorization.

Objectives:   By the end of the course, you should be prepared to answer questions based on the following exam objectives:

•  Describe and differentiate VMware NSX technology and architecture
•  Explain VMware NSX physical infrastructure requirements and prepare a physical deployment for NSX
•  Configure and administer vSphere networking components
•  Install and upgrade VMware NSX
•  Configure and manage VMware NSX virtual networks
•  Configure and manage VMware NSX network services
•  Configure and administer network security
•  Perform operations tasks in a VMware NSX environment
•  Troubleshoot a VMware network virtualization implementation
 
Prerequisites:   None, although experience with NSX and knowledge of the exam blueprints is essential before attempting the exam.
 
Outline:   1  Course Introduction
•  I Identify the reasons to become certified
•  Describe the VMware Certification Hierarchy
•  Explain how to prepare for the exam

2  VMware NSX Technology and Architecture
•  Describe the Benefits of a VMware NSX Implementation
•  Describe VMware NSX architecture
•  Differentiate VMware network and security technologies
•  Contrast physical and virtual network technologies
•  Explain VMware NSX integration with third-party products and services
•  Explain VMware NSX integration with vCloud Automation Center

3  VMware NSX Physical Infrastructure Requirements
•  Define benefits of running VMware NSX on physical network fabrics
•  Describe physical infrastructure requirements for a VMware NSX implementation

4  VMware vSphere Networking
•  Define benefits of running VMware NSX on physical network fabrics
•  Describe physical infrastructure requirements for a VMware NSX implementation

5  Install and Upgrade VMware NSX
•  Configure environment for network virtualization
•  Deploy VMware NSX components
•  Upgrade existing vCNS/NSX implementation
•  Expand transport zone to include new cluster(s)

6  Configure VMware NSX Virtual Networks
•  Create and Administer Logical Switches
•  Configure VXLAN
•  Configure and Manage Layer 2 Bridging
•  Configure and Manage Logical Routers

7  Configure and Manage NSX Network Services
•  Configure and Manage Logical Load Balancing
•  Configure and Manage Logical VPN
•  Configure and Manage DHCP/DNS/NAT
•  Configure and Manage Edge Service High Availability.

8  Configure and Administer Network Security
•  Configure and Administer Logical Firewall Services
•  Configure Distributed Firewall Services
•  Configure and Manage Service Composer

9  Perform Operations Tasks in a VMware NSX Environment
•  Configure roles, permissions and scope
•  Describe NSX Automation
•  Monitor a VMware NSX implementation
•  Perform Auditing and Compliance
•  Administer Logging
•  Backup and Recover Configurations

10  Troubleshoot a VMware Network Virtualization Implementation
•  Identify tools available for troubleshooting
•  Troubleshoot common NSX installation/configuration issues
•  Troubleshoot common NSX component issues
•  Troubleshoot common connectivity issues
•  Troubleshoot common vSphere networking issues