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VMware Network Virtualization Fundamentals 2016

Summary:  
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- Format: Self-Paced
- Length: 4 Hours
Overview:
This Network Virtualization course focuses on the technology area of network virtualization and security, and will target the VMware® NSX platform.

Objectives:    At the end of this course, you should be able to:

-  Describe VMware’s SDDC architecture
-  Explain the benefits of VMware NSX network virtualization
-  Describe the main components, features, and services of VMware NSX
-  Understand VMware NSX use cases (network security, IT automation, and application continuity)
 
Outline:    1.  Course Introduction
-  What’s Covered in this Course?
-  Prerequisites for Students Taking this Course
-  Why is this Course Important to You?
-  Every Industry is Transforming
-  Technology Innovations Drive Business
-  Time to Transition to a New Model
-  Course Objectives
-  Course Options and Certifications
-  Resources

2.  Introduction to SDDC and Network Virtualization
-  Module Introduction
-  Module Outline
-  Module Objectives
-  Introduction to SDDC
o  Lesson Outline
o  Data Center Building Blocks and Innovations (1)
o  Data Center Building Blocks and Innovations (2)
o  Data Center Building Blocks and Innovations (3)
o  SDDC Overview
o  Before SDDC
o  After SDDC
o  Completely Virtualized SDDC
o  The SDDC-Based New IT Architecture
o  SDDC Vision: One Cloud Any Application
o  VMware’s Business Mobility Solutions
o  Building the New Data Center Infrastructure
o  SDDC High-Value Outcomes
o  Check Your Understanding
-  Current State of Network Virtualization and Challenges in the Industry
o  Lesson Outline
o  Where is the Gap in SDDC?
o  Traditional Network Model as the Major Barrier to SDDC
o  Challenges Due to Lack of Network Virtualization
o  What Do People Complain About?
o  The Desire for a New Network Model
o  Network Virtualization at the Core of SDDC
o  Networking and Security Services Abstraction
o  VMware NSX as the True Network Virtualization Solution
o  It’s Time to Virtualize the Entire Data Center
o  Check Your Understanding
-  Network Virtualization Overview
o  Lesson Outline
o  About Network Virtualization
o  Traditional Layer 3 Routing Not Optimized for Data Center Traffic
o  Virtual Network Services
o  Virtual Network Services Isolation
o  Network and Security Services Distributed to Virtual Switches
o  Virtual Networks Still Take Advantage of Service Classes in Physical Network
o  Native Network Isolation in Multitenant Environment
o  NSX Gateway Service
o  Bridging Between Virtualized Networks and Traditional VLANs
o  Check Your Understanding
-  Key Points

3.  VMware NSX Components and Services
-  Module Introduction
-  Module Outline
-  Module Objectives
-  VMware NSX Components
o  Lesson Outline
o  VMware NSX Functional Planes
o  VMware NSX Network Virtualization Components
o  Data Plane Components
o  Management Plane Components
o  Control Plane Components
o  VMware NSX Deployment and Components Interaction
o  Check Your Understanding
-  vSphere Networking Overview
o  Lesson Outline
o  What is a Virtual Switch?
o  Types of Virtual Switches
o  What is vSphere Standard Switch?
o  vSphere Standard Switch Ports
o  vSphere Standard Switch Limitations
o  vSphere Distributed Switch Solves the Problem
o  vSphere Distributed Switch Scalability Limitation
o  VMware NSX Logical Switching Solves the Problem
o  Check Your Understanding
-  VMware NSX Logical Switching
o  Lesson Outline
o  Traditional L2/3 Networks vs. NSX Logical Switching
o  VXLAN Overview
o  VXLAN Tunnel Endpoint
o  Transport Zone, Logical Network, VDS
o  VXLAN Overlay Tunnel
o  VXLAN Frame Walk
o  Check Your Understanding
-  VMware NSX Logical Routing
o  Lesson Outline
o  Evolution of Data Center Routing
o  East-West and North-South Traffic Flows
o  Challenges in Traditional Routing Infrastructure
o  VMware NSX Routing Components
o  VMware NSX Routing – At a Glance
o  How is DLR Optimized for East-West Traffic
o  DLR Control Plane and Data Plane
o  DLR Logical Interface
o  East-West Traffic Flow (1)
o  East-West Traffic Flow (2)
o  Edge Services Gateway
o  Static and Dynamic Routing
o  North-South Traffic Flow (1)
o  North-South Traffic Flow (2)
o  Routing Component Interactions
o  NSX Routing Deployment Topologies (1)
o  NSX Routing Deployment Topologies (2)
o  NSX Routing Deployment Topologies (3)
o  NSX Routing Deployment Topologies (4)
o  NSX Routing Deployment Topologies (5)
o  NSX Routing Deployment Topologies (6)
o  Check Your Understanding
-  NSX Edge Services
o  Lesson Outline
o  NSX Edge Integrated Network Services
o  Network Address Translation
o  Source NAT Example
o  Destination NAT Example
o  NSX Edge Logical Load Balancer
o  How Does Load Balancing Work? (1)
o  How Does Load Balancing Work? (2)
o  NSX Edge Layer 2 VPN Services (1)
o  NSX Edge Layer 2 VPN Services (2)
o  NSX Edge Layer 3 VPN Services
o  Check Your Understanding
-  Key Points


4.  VMware NSX Security
-  Module Introduction
-  Module Outline
-  Module Objectives
-  VMware NSX Security Overview
o  Lesson Outline
o  Evolution of Firewall Placement
o  Today’s Security Challenges
o  Security Challenge 1: Perimeter-Centric Security
o  Limitations of the Perimeter-Centric Model
o  Why Adding More Individual Firewalls is Infeasible
o  Security Challenge 2: Lack of Context and Isolation
o  Security Challenge 3: Managing In-Guest Agents
o  Security Challenge 4: Workload Mobility
o  Security Challenge 5: Lack of Shared State Information
o  VMware NSX Next-Generation Security Model
o  VMware NSX Embedded Security Functions in Hypervisor
o  Inherently More Secure Foundation (1)
o  Inherently More Secure Foundation (2)
o  NSX Distributed Firewall: The Big Difference (1)
o  NSX Distributed Firewall: The Big Difference (2)
o  Check Your Understanding
-  Logical Firewalls
o  Lesson Outline
o  NSX Logical Firewalls
o  VMware NSX Functional and Segmentation Overview
o  NSX Edge Firewall
o  NSX Distributed Firewall Overview (1)
o  NSX Distributed Firewall Overview (2)
o  NSX Distributed Firewall Overview (3)
o  NSX Distributed Firewall Overview (4)
o  Check Your Understanding
-  Service Composer
o  Lesson Outline
o  Managing Data Center Security is Not an Easy Task
o  What If You Could...
o  NSX Service Composer Transforming Possibilities to Reality
o  Automating Security Policy Enforcement with NSX Service Composer (1)
o  Automating Security Policy Enforcement with NSX Service Composer (2)
o  Security Group and Security Policy (1)
o  Security Group and Security Policy (2)
o  Applying Security Policies to Security Groups
o  Service Composer Offers Manageability and Visibility (1)
o  Service Composer Offers Manageability and Visibility (2)
o  Automated Quarantine Example
o  Service Composer: 3-Step Workflow
o  Check Your Understanding
-  Key Points

5.  VMware NSX Use Cases
-  Module Introduction
-  Module Outline
-  Module Objectives
-  Why Businesses Need VMware NSX
o  Lesson Outline
o  VMware NSX Vision (1)
o  VMware NSX Vision (2)
o  The Big Picture: Need for VMware NSX
o  VMware NSX–The Strategic Platform
o  Top Use Cases for VMware NSX
o  Check Your Understanding
-  Security Use Cases
o  Lesson Outline
o  Top Use Cases for VMware NSX
o  VMware NSX Brings About New Levels of Security
o  Basics of Micro-Segmentation
o  Micro-Segmentation in Detail
o  Benefits of VMware NSX and Micro-Segmentation
o  Micro-Segmentation Simplifies Network Security
o  Intelligent Grouping
o  Top Use Cases for VMware NSX
o  DMZ Anywhere
o  Secure User Environments
o  Advanced Services Insertion
o  Example: Building a Web DMZ (1)
o  Example: Building a Web DMZ (2)
o  Top Use Cases for VMware NSX
o  VDI “Primary”
o  Typical Horizon View Environment
o  Today’s VDI Challenges
o  Desktop and App Virtualization are the Next Logical Steps
o  With VDI Your Data Center Has a Much Larger Security Surface Area
o  Network Considerations for VDI Environments
o  Matrix of Policies Needed for Correct Security Posture
o  VMware NSX Simplifies Horizon View Security
o  Virtual Networking: Fast, Easy, and Extensible
o  Use Case: VDI
o  Your Mobile Environment is Becoming Complex
o  Single Centralized Management
o  Intuitive Console Interfaces
o  End-User Computing Vision
o  Enterprise Mobility Management Platform
o  Enterprise Mobility Management
o  Comprehensive Enterprise Solutions
o  Mobility and Security: Current Status
o  Mobile Access to Enterprise Applications (1)
o  Mobile Access to Enterprise Applications (2)
o  Strategic Features
o  VMware NSX Micro-Segmentation
o  Location and Device-Based Micro-Segmentation
o  Check Your Understanding
-  IT Automation Use Cases
o  Lesson Outline
o  Top Use Cases for VMware NSX
o  Automating IT Processes
o  Automation with VMware NSX
o  VMware NSX Use Case–Self-Service IT
o  Why VMware NSX with vRealize Automation?
o  VMware NSX with vRealize Automation
o  VMware NSX Use Case–On-Demand Micro-Segmentation
o  VMware NSX with vRealize Automation–On-Demand Deployment Model
o  VMware NSX with vRealize Automation–Pre-Created Deployment Model
o  VMware NSX for Developer Cloud
o  VMware NSX and VMware Integrated OpenStack
o  VMware NSX and vCloud Director–L2 VPN (1)
o  VMware NSX and vCloud Director–L2 VPN (2)
o  VMware NSX and vCloud Director–L2 Bridging
o  VMware NSX and vCloud Director–Secure Provider Services
o  Check Your Understanding
-  Application Continuity and Disaster Recovery Use Cases
o  Lesson Outline
o  Application Continuity
o  Challenges in Multisite Infrastructure: Silo
o  Traditional Disaster Recovery (1)
o  Traditional Disaster Recovery (2)
o  Multisite Networking and Security (Metro-Stretched Storage)
o  Multisite Networking and Security (Cross-vCenter)
o  Logical Networks in VMware NSX 6.1 and Earlier Versions
o  Logical Networks in VMware NSX
o  Cross-vCenter VMware NSX Use Cases (1)
o  Cross-vCenter VMware NSX Use Cases (2)
o  Cross-vCenter VMware NSX Use Cases (3)
o  Cross-vCenter VMware NSX Use Cases (4)
o  Cross-vCenter VMware NSX Key Benefits
o  Disaster Recovery Today (Simple View)
o  Disaster Recovery Today (Simple View) - Example
o  Disaster Recovery with VMware NSX Network Virtualization (Simple View)
o  Disaster Recovery with VMware NSX Network Virtualization (Simple View) - Example
o  Workload Mobility (vMotion, Long-Distance vMotion, Cold Migration)
o  Data Center Consolidation
o  VMware NSX in Hybrid/Public Clouds
o  Check Your Understanding