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VMware VOD NSX: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.0] with VCP-NV Video 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 VMware NSX features, functionality, and ongoing management and control.

Target Audience

Experienced system administrators that specialize in networking

VMware Video on Demand offers a powerful alternative to traditional classroom training, delivering modular videos that can be accessed any time, anywhere, and from any device.

What's Included

VMware On Demand is a robust, self-paced learning solution delivering modular training combined with hands-on practice labs, giving you a powerful alternative to traditional classroom training.

  •   Compelling: Interactive modules with labs that build as you progress
  •   Comprehensive: Rich content equivalent to classroom training that meets certification course requirements, including final assessments. Some courses also include bonus items like exam vouchers.
  •   Convenient: 30 days to access the content multiple times at your pace
  •   VCP Certification Exam Voucher

More Information


  •   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


By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

  •   Describe the evolution of the software-defined data center
  •   Describe how NSX is the next step in the evolution of the software-defined data center
  •   Describe data center prerequisites for NSX deployment
  •   Configure and deploy NSX components for management and control
  •   Describe basic NSX layer 2 networking
  •   Configure, deploy, and use logical switch networks
  •   Configure and deploy NSX distributed router appliances to establish East-West connectivity
  •   Configure and deploy VMware NSX Edge™ services gateway
  •   appliances to establish North-South connectivity
  •   Configure and use all main features of the NSX Edge services gateway
  •   Configure NSX Edge firewall rules to restrict network traffic
  •   Configure NSX distributed firewall rules to restrict network traffic
  •   Use role-based access to control user account privileges
  •   Use activity monitoring to determine whether a security policy is effective
  •   Configure service composer policies


Course Introduction

  •   Introductions and course logistics
  •   Course objectives

VMware NSX Components for Management and Control

  •   Introduction to VMware vSphere® Virtualization
  •   Evolution of the software-defined data center
  •   Introduction to NSX
  •   VMware NSX Manager™
  •   NSX Controller cluster

Logical Switch Networks

  •   Ethernet fundamentals
  •   VMware vSphere® Distributed Switch™ overview
  •   Switch link aggregation
  •   VLAN
  •   VXLAN: Logical Switch Networks
  •   VMware NSX Controller™ replication

Routing with VMware NSX Edge Appliances

  •   Routing protocols primer
  •   NSX logical router
  •   NSX Edge services gateway

Features of the VMware NSX Edge Services Gateway

  •   Network address translation
  •   Load balancing
  •   High availability
  •   Virtual private networking: Layer 2 VPN; IPsec VPN; SSL VPN-Plus
  •   VLAN-to-VXLAN bridging

VMware NSX Security

  •   NSX Edge firewall
  •   NSX distributed firewall
  •   Role-based access control
  •   NSX data endpoint
  •   Flow Monitoring
  •   Service Composer

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