VMware NSX-T Data Center: Design [V2.4]

Classroom Schedule
Live Online Schedule
vFlex-ILT Schedule
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Course Datasheet
- Formats: Classroom, Live Online, vFlex-ILT, Onsite
- Length: 5 Days
This five-day course provides comprehensive training on considerations and practices to design a VMware NSX-T™ Data Center environment as part of a software-defined data center strategy. This course prepares the student with the skills to lead NSX-T Data Center design offered in the NSX-T Data Center 2.4 release, including design principles, processes, and frameworks. The student gains a deeper understanding of NSX-T Data Center architecture and how this can be leveraged to create solutions to address the customer’s business needs.

Product Alignment
•  NSX-T Data Center 2.4

Objectives:    By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
•  Understand and apply a design framework
•  Apply a 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 NSX-T Data Center 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
•  Analyze the operational readiness of an organization and perform a skills gap analysis
•  Analyze alternative design choices for risk mitigation
•  Understand the design and support for NSX-T Data Center infrastructure in a cloud implementation
Intended Audience:    •  Experienced system administrators or network administrators
Prerequisites:    •  Good understanding of TCP/IP services
•  Working experience with enterprise switching and routing
•  Good understanding of network security and working experience with firewalls

It is recommended that you attend the following course:
•  VMware NSX-T Data Center: Install, Configure, Manage[V2.x]
Outline:    1  Course Introduction
•  Introductions and logistics
•  Review course objectives

2  Basic Design Concepts
•  Process and principles of design
•  Understand the design process and frameworks
•  Understand VVD and its importance

3  NSX-T Data Center Architecture and Components
•  NSX-T Data Center introduction and architecture
•  NSX-T Management Cluster
•  NSX-T use cases

4  NSX-T Data Center Design Considerations
•  Physical infrastructure design
•  Virtual infrastructure design
•  Collapsed management and Edge resources design
•  Dedicated management and Edge resources design
•  Bridge design considerations

5  Logical Switching Design
•  NSX-T logical switching
•  Traffic flooding

6  NSX-T Data Center Edge Design
•  Edge VM design
•  Edge BareMetal design
•  Edge cluster design

7  Logical Routing Design
•  Logical router components
•  Multi-tier routing
•  IPv6 addressing and routing
•  Multicompute workload domain design consideration
•  High availability and router placement

8  NSX-T Data Center Network Services
•  NAT, Proxy ARP, DHCP, and metadata proxy
•  Load balancer
•  VPN

9  NSX-T Data Center Security Design
•  NSX-T Data Center distributed firewall
•  NSX-T Data Center distributed firewall
•  NSX-T Data Center gateway firewall
•  Security policy methodology

10  NSX-T Data Center Multisite Design
•  Multisite capabilities
•  Deployment for Multisite Lite
•  Multisite Lite failover procedure
•  Multisite Lite DR requirements
•  HCX
•  Integration with Cloud Provider

11  NSX-T Data Center and Containers
•  NSX-T Design with PKS and PAS introduction
•  NSX-T Design with VCF and containers