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This course, VMware NSX-T Data Center: Install, Configure, Manage [V3.2], is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills required to install, configure, and manage VMware NSX-T Data Center.

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Install and configure NSX-T Data Center

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Fundamentals of NSX-T Data Center

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Create and manage NSX-T Data Center security policies

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Install and configure NSX-T Data Center


Understand the fundamentals of NSX-T Data Center


Create and manage NSX-T Data Center security policies


Configure distributed firewall rules


Configure and manage NSX-T Data Center Edge services


Deploy micro-segmentation using NSX-T Data Center

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  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

  • Introduce the VMware Virtual Cloud Network vision
  • Discuss NSX-T Data Center solutions, use cases, and benefits
  • Explain NSX-T Data Center architecture and components
  • Describe the VMware NSXTM product portfolio and features
  • Explain the management, control, data, and consumption planes and function

  • Describe NSX Management Cluster
  • Deploy VMware NSXTM ManagerTM nodes on VMware ESXi and KVM hypervisors
  • Navigate through the NSX Manager UI
  • Explain data-plane components such as N-VDS/VDS, transport nodes, transport zones, profiles, and more
  • Perform transport node preparation and establish the data center infrastructure
  • Verify transport node status and connectivity

  • Introduce key components and terminology in logical switching
  • Describe the function and types of L2 segments
  • Explain tunneling and the GENEVE encapsulation
  • Configure logical segments and attach hosts using NSX Manager UI
  • Describe the function and types of segment profiles
  • Create segment profiles and apply them to segments and ports
  • Explain the function of MAC, ARP, and TEP tables used in packet forwarding
  • Demonstrate L2 unicast packet flow
  • Explain ARP suppression and BUM traffic handling

  • Logical routing function and use cases
  • Introduce the two-tier routing architecture, topologies and components
  • Explain the Tier-0 and Tier-1 Gateway functions
  • Describe the logical router components:Service Router and Distributed Router
  • The architecture and function of NSX Edge nodes
  • Deployment options of NSX Edge nodes
  • Configure NSX Edge nodes and create NSX Edge clusters
  • Configure Tier-0 and Tier-1 Gateways
  • Single-tier and multitier packet flow
  • Configure static routing,dynamic routing, including BGP and OSPF
  • Configure VRF Lite
  • Enable ECMP on Tier-0 Gateway

  • Describe the function of logical bridging
  • Discuss the logical bridging use cases
  • Compare routing and bridging solutions
  • Explain the components of logical bridging
  • Create bridge clusters and bridge profiles

  • Describe NSX segmentation
  • Identify the steps to enforce Zero-Trust with NSX segmentation
  • Describe the Distributed Firewall architecture, components, and function
  • Configure Distributed Firewall sections and rules
  • Configure the Distributed Firewall on VDS
  • Describe the Gateway Firewall architecture, components, and function
  • Configure Gateway Firewall sections and rules

  • Explain NSX IDS/IPS and its use cases
  • Configure NSX IDS/IPS
  • Deploy the NSX Application Platform
  • Identify the components and architecture of NSX Malware Prevention
  • Configure NSX Malware Prevention for east-west and north-south traffic
  • Describe the use cases and architecture of NSX Intelligence
  • Identify the components and architecture of VMware

  • Description of NSX-T Data Center services
  • Configuration of Network Address Translation (NAT)
  • Configuration of DNS and DHCP services
  • Description of VMware NSX® Advanced Load Balancer™ architecture, components, topologies, and use cases
  • Configuration of NSX Advanced Load Balancer
  • Discussion of IPSec VPN and L2 VPN function and use cases
  • Configuration of IPSec VPN and L2 VPN using the NSX Manager UI

  • Description of the function and benefits of VMware Identity Manager™ in NSX-T Data Center
  • Integration of VMware Identity Manager with NSX-T Data Center
  • Integration of LDAP with NSX-T Data Center
  • Identification of various types of users, authentication policies, and permissions
  • Use of role-based access control to restrict user access

  • Introduction of NSX-T Data Center Federation key concepts, terminology, and use-cases
  • Explanation of the onboarding process of NSX-T Data Center Federation
  • Description of the NSX-T Data Center Federation switching and routing functions
  • Description of the NSX-T Data Center Federation security concepts.
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Target Audience:

  • Network administrators
  • Security administrators
  • Cloud administrators
  • Virtualization administrators
  • Anyone interested in network virtualization and security
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  • Good understanding of TCP/IP services and protocols
  • Knowledge of firewall and VPN concepts
  • Familiarity with VMware vSphere environments and tools
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Benefits of the course:

  • Gain knowledge and skills required to install, configure, and manage NSX-T Data Center
  • Enhance your expertise in network virtualization and security
  • Learn how to use NSX-T Data Center to deploy micro-segmentation
  • Develop the skills needed to design and deploy advanced network and security services
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Exam details to pass the course: 

  • There is no exam required to pass this course.
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Certification path:

  • VMware Certified Technical Associate - Network Virtualization (VCTA-NV)
  • VMware Certified Professional - Network Virtualization (VCP-NV)
  • VMware Certified Advanced Professional - Network Virtualization Design (VCAP-NV Design)
  • VMware Certified Advanced Professional - Network Virtualization Deployment (VCAP-NV Deploy)
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  • Network Engineer
  • Network Administrator
  • Cloud Network Engineer
  • Cloud Network Administrator
  • Network Security Engineer

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Why should you take this course from Skillzcafe:
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The course duration is 5 days if you opt for instructor-led training.

Yes, this course is suitable for both beginners and experienced professionals.

The certification path includes the VMware Certified Professional - Network Virtualization 2021 (VCP-NV 2021) exam.

No, the certification exam fee is not included in the course fee.

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