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VMware NSX: Troubleshooting and Operations [V4.x]

4.6 out of 5 rating

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Duration

5 Days

30 CPD hours

About this course

Experienced system administrators and network administrators
Network and security professionals who work with enterprise networks

Overview

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
Use the native tools available in NSX to identify and troubleshoot the problems.
Use VMware Aria Operations for Logs and VMware Aria Operations for Networks to identify and troubleshoot problems related to the NSX environment.
Explain the NSX infrastructure components and the communications between them.
Identify, analyze, and troubleshoot problems related to the management, control, and data planes in NSX.
Identify, analyze, and troubleshoot problems related to infrastructure preparation and VMware NSX Edge deployments.
Identify, analyze, and troubleshoot problems related to logical switching and logical routing.
Identify, analyze, and troubleshoot network security problems related to the Distributed firewalls, Gateway firewalls, and Distributed IDS/IPS.
Identify, analyze, and troubleshoot problems related to VPN and VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer.
Identify the components and packet flows involved in the NSX datapath and troubleshoot related problems.

Description

This five-day, hands-on training course provides the advanced knowledge, skills, and tools to achieve competency in operating and troubleshooting the VMware NSX infrastructure. This course introduces you to workflows of various networking and security constructs along with several operational and troubleshooting tools that help you manage and troubleshoot your VMware NSX environment.In addition, various types of technical problems are presented to you, which you will identify, analyze, and solve through a systematic process.

Course Introduction
  • Introduction and course logistics
  • Course objectives
NSX Operations and Tools
  • Explain and validate the native troubleshooting tools for NSX
  • Configure syslog, IPFIX, and log collections for the NSX environment
  • Integrate NSX with VMware Aria Operations for Logs and VMware Aria Operations for Networks
  • Validate and review the API methods available to configure the NSX environment
Troubleshooting the NSX Management Cluster
  • Describe the NSX Management cluster architecture, components, and communication channels
  • Identify the workflows involved in configuring the NSX Management cluster
  • Validate and troubleshoot the NSX Management cluster formation
Troubleshooting Infrastructure Preparation
  • Describe the data plane architecture, components, and communication channels
  • Explain and troubleshoot VMware ESXi transport node preparation issues
  • Explain and troubleshoot NSX Edge deployment issues
Troubleshooting Logical Switching
  • Describe the architecture of logical switching
  • List the modules and processes involved in configuring logical switching
  • Explain the importance of VDS in transport nodes
  • Review the architecture and workflows involved in attaching workloads to segments
  • Identify and troubleshoot common logical switching issues
Troubleshooting Logical Routing
  • Review the architecture of logical routing
  • Explain the workflows involved in the configuration of Tier-0 and Tier-1 gateways
  • Explain the high availability modes and validate logical router placements
  • Identify and troubleshoot common logical routing issues using both BGP and OSPF
Troubleshooting Security
  • Review the architecture of the Distributed Firewall
  • Explain the workflows involved in configuring the Distributed Firewall
  • Review the architecture of the Gateway Firewall
  • Explain the workflows involved in configuring the Gateway Firewall
  • Identify and troubleshoot common Distributed firewall and Gateway Firewall issues
  • Review the architecture and workflows involved in configuring Distributed IDS/IPS
  • Identify and troubleshoot common Distributed IDS/IPS problems.
Troubleshooting Services
  • Review the NSX Advanced Load Balancer architecture and components
  • Identify and troubleshoot common NSX Advanced Load Balancer issues
  • Review the IPsec and L2 VPN architecture and components
  • Identify and troubleshoot common IPsec and L2 VPN issues
Datapath Walkthrough
  • Verify and validate the path of the packet on the NSX datapath
  • Identify and perform packet captures at various points in the datapath
  • Use NSX CLI and native hypervisor commands to retrieve configurations involved in the NSX datapath
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Notes

Delivery by TDSynex, Exit Certified and New Horizons an VMware Authorised Training Centre (VATC)

Nexus Humans VMware NSX: Troubleshooting and Operations [V4.x] training program is a workshop that presents an invigorating mix of sessions, lessons, and masterclasses meticulously crafted to propel your learning expedition forward.

This immersive bootcamp-style experience boasts interactive lectures, hands-on labs, and collaborative hackathons, all strategically designed to fortify fundamental concepts.

Guided by seasoned coaches, each session offers priceless insights and practical skills crucial for honing your expertise. Whether you're stepping into the realm of professional skills or a seasoned professional, this comprehensive course ensures you're equipped with the knowledge and prowess necessary for success.

While we feel this is the best course for the VMware NSX: Troubleshooting and Operations [V4.x] course and one of our Top 10 we encourage you to read the course outline to make sure it is the right content for you.

Additionally, private sessions, closed classes or dedicated events are available both live online and at our training centres in Dublin and London, as well as at your offices anywhere in the UK, Ireland or across EMEA.

Training Insurance Included!

When you organise training, we understand that there is a risk that some people may fall ill, become unavailable. To mitigate the risk we include training insurance for each delegate enrolled on our public schedule, they are welcome to sit on the same Public class within 6 months at no charge, if the case arises.

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