Öppna kurser

VMware NSX Install Configure Manage [V6.1]

Övrig Information:

  • Kursnummer: VMW_NSX
  • Lunch ingår
  • Kursmaterial ingår


  • Klassrum
  • Instructor Led Online
  • E-Learning


This comprehensive, fast-paced training course focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware NSX™. 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 NSX features, functionality, and on-going management and control.

This course is delivered by VMware and can be held in other venues than Arrow Education. Specific agreements and discounts do not apply to this course.


Experienced system administrators that specialize in networking.


  • System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems.
  • Understanding of concepts presented in the VMware Data Center Virtualization Fundamentals course for VCA-DCV certification.

Kursens mål:

  • Describe the software-defined data center  Describe how NSX is the next step in the evolution of the software-defined data center 
  • Describe features and benefits of NSX network virtualization 
  • Identify prerequisites for NSX 
  • Configure and deploy NSX management, control, and data plane components 
  • Configure, deploy, and use logical switch networks 
  • Configure and deploy NSX distributed router to optimize East-West data center traffic flows
  • Configure and deploy VMware NSX Edge™ services gateway appliances 
  • Configure and use NSX virtual private networks 
  • Configure and use logical load balancing
  • Configure NSX Edge Firewall and Distributed Firewall policy rules 
  • Configure Service Composer security groups and policies 
  • Use role-based access to control user account privileges 
  • Use activity monitoring to validate and create security policies 
  • Describe how VMware vRealize™ Automation and NSX enable automated provisioning of IT services and networks


1. Course Introduction
Introductions and course logistics
Course objectives
2. Software-Defined Data Center
Describe the software-defined data center concepts
Describe the evolution of the software-defined data center
Discuss VMware vSphere® virtualization
Describe network virtualization

3.Networking Fundamentals
Describe Ethernet switching fundamentals
Describe the vSphere virtual networking
Describe the vSphere distributed switches
Identify the data center network topologies that are optimized for network virtualization
4. Management and Control Planes
Describe the role of VMware NSX Manager™ and VMware NSX Controller™
Identify NSX Controller clustering best practices
Deploy the NSX Manager instance and the NSX Controller cluster
5. Logical Switch Networks
Describe VXLAN protocol
Identify VTEP functions
Describe how NSX logical switches process Broadcast, Unknown  unicast, and Multicast  traffic
Describe ARP suppression
Compare unicast, multicast, and hybrid controller replication modes
6. Distributed Logical Router
Identify supported dynamic routing protocols
Describe the role of the NSX logical router and NSX Edge gateway
Diagram East-West and North-South traffic flows
Describe the distributed logical router
Describe the distributed logical router control virtual machine
7. NSX Edge Routing and High Availability
Describe the features of the NSX Edge services gateway
Configure static and dynamic routing on NSX Edge
Describe NSX Edge network address translation operation
Describe NSX Edge one-arm and inline load balancing
Compare NSX Edge high availability modes
Scale and place NSX Edge appliances
8. Virtual Private Networks
Identify NSX VPN use cases
Configure site-to-site IPsec VPNs
Configure SSL VPNs for remote access
Configure Layer 2 VPN
9. Layer 2 Bridging
Describe Layer 2 bridging between VXLAN and VLAN
Describe the traffic flow between VXLAN and VLAN
10. NSX Security
Describe microsegmentation
Compare NSX Edge and NSX Distributed Firewalls to traditional firewalls
Configure NSX firewall policies
Extend the functionality of NSX with Service Composer
Configure security groups and security policies with Service Composer
11. Operations
Implement NSX role-based access control
Analyze NSX flow monitoring data
Create or modify firewall rules from NSX flow monitoring data
12. Automation
Describe VMware vRealize™ Orchestrator™
Describe the vRealize Automation capabilities
Describe how vRealize Automation and NSX interact