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VMware NSX: Troubleshooting and Operations [V6.3]

   
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Course Datasheet
Live Online (5 Days)   English
07 Aug 2017 09:00 AM  -  11 Aug 2017 05:00 PM
(GMT-05:00) Central Daylight Time (America/Chicago)
Description:
Please note that this class is delivered using electronic books ONLY; you will either need one of the following to complete this course: one 23" monitor, two smaller monitors, an android tablet or an IOS tablet in order to see the manual and execute the lab. No printed material will be provided with this class. You will receive a redemption code with instructions on how to download the eBook no later than 3 days before the class is scheduled to start. Please ensure this is complete before the class starts.
Provider:
VMware Education
Overview:
This five-day, hands-on training course provides you with the advanced knowledge, skills, and tools to achieve competence in operating and troubleshooting the VMware NSX® 6.3 environment. In this course, you will be presented with various types of technical problems. You will learn how to identify the problems and solve them through a systematic process. You will also be introduced to several operational, management, and troubleshooting tools.

Product Alignment
•  NSX 6.3
•  VMware vRealize® Log Insight™ 4.3
•  VMware vRealize® Network Insight™ 3.3
•  VMware vRealize® Operations Manager™ 6.5

Objectives:   By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
•  Establish and apply a structured approach and methodology for troubleshooting
•  Troubleshoot NSX infrastructure and component problems
•  Troubleshoot physical and logical networking problems involving switching and routing
•  Troubleshoot advanced edge services
•  Troubleshoot network security problems
•  Use tools to monitor, operate, and troubleshoot NSX deployments

Certifications
This course prepares you for the following certification:
•  VMware Certified Advanced Professional – Network Virtualization Deployment (VCAP6-NV Deploy)
 
Intended Audience:   Network professionals who work with enterprise networks and VMware Sphere®
 
Prerequisites:   •  Understanding of layers 2 through 3 networking protocols, and switching and routing methodology
•  Understanding of layers 4 through 7 network services
•  Understanding of the concepts presented in the VMware NSX: Install, Configure, Manage course or the
   VMware NSX for Internetworking Experts Fast Track course, or equivalent networking and vSphere
   experience

VCP6-NV certification is recommended.
 
Outline:  
  1. Course Introduction
    • Introduction and course logistics
    • Course objectives
    • Resources and references
    • Learning paths and certifications

  2. Troubleshooting Methodology
    • Develop a structured troubleshooting approach
    • Differentiate between symptoms and root causes
    • Identify and isolate problems residing in various areas
    • Apply an appropriate methodology and procedure to troubleshooting

  3. Troubleshooting and Operating NSX Infrastructure
    • Describe the NSX infrastructure and component communications
    • Discuss common VMware NSX® Controller™ deployment problems
    • Install NSX components for host preparation
    • Troubleshoot host preparation problems
    • Troubleshoot management and control plane synchronization problems
    • Introduce the NSX central CLI

  4. Troubleshooting and Operating NSX Logical Switches
    • Describe the components involved in NSX logical switching
    • Describe the logical switching control plane operations
    • Explain the management plane operations and solve VMware NSX® Manager™ problems
    • Configure vSphere distributed switches for VXLAN
    • Troubleshoot NSX Controller problems related to logical switching
    • Troubleshoot virtual machine connectivity problems

  5. Troubleshooting and Operating NSX Logical Routers
    • Describe the communications between routing components
    • Distinguish between the distributed logical router (DLR) and the edges services gateway and their purposes
    • Describe DLR packet flow
    • Configure the transport zone
    • Describe VMware NSX® Edge™ nodes

  6. Troubleshooting and Operating NSX Security Services
    • Describe the distributed firewall (DFW) components and explain how they communicate with each other
    • Explain how the DFW and NSX Edge firewall rules are managed by NSX Manager
    • Describe the Service Composer architecture
    • Explain the architecture of Guest Introspection with third-party devices
    • Explain how NSX service chaining dynamically responds to changing security conditions
    • Explain how the DFW, the filtering module, and traffic redirection modules work together

  7. Troubleshooting and Operating NSX Edge Services
    • Use the GUI and CLI commands to verify the DHCP relay configuration
    • Configure SSL VPN-Plus server and clients
    • Use GUI and CLI commands to verify SSL VPN-Plus session details
    • Troubleshoot common SSL VPN-Plus problems
    • Configure L2 VPN service
    • Capture L2 VPN packets for troubleshooting and analysis
    • Use GUI and CLI commands to verify L2 VPN configuration settings, policies, mapping tables, and operational status
    • Configure IPsec VPN tunnels between sites
    • Use logging to troubleshoot IPsec VPN issues
    • Perform a packet walk in a hub-and-spoke IPsec VPN environment
    • Describe the logical load-balancing featuresAnalyze common high availability configuration problems and provide solutions

  8. vRealize Operational Tools for NSX Operations Management
    • Describe some common network operation challenges and misconceptions
    • Discuss the architecture and components of vRealize Network Insight
    • Explain how to use vRealize Network Insight to identify and troubleshoot network problems in a data center
    • Monitor the network health, using dashboards, widgets, and alerts
    • Retrieve network statistics, network flow information, packet information, and NSX system events
    • Investigate root causes of problems and troubleshoot based on log analysis
    • Identify how to use vRealize Operations Manager to visualize all NSX networking services deployed in each vSphere cluster
    • Create templates to generate reports for NSX for vSphere objects
    • Describe the creation of custom dashboards for NSX