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VMware NSX: Troubleshooting and Operations [v6.3

Information

Price £3,520 before tax
Length: 5 Days
Course code: VMW_NSW-T&O
Delivery Type

Session dates

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Description

This five-day hands-on training course provides you with the advanced knowledge, skills, and tools to achieve competence in operating and troubleshooting the VMware NSX® 6.2 environment. In this course, you will be presented with various types of technical problems. You will learn how to identify the problems and solve them through a systematic process. You will also learn about several operational, management, and troubleshooting tools.


Product Alignment
•  VMware NSX 6.2
•  VMware vRealize® Log Insight™ 3.0
•  VMware vRealize® Network Insight™ 3.0

Objectives

•  Establish and apply a structured troubleshooting approach and methodology
•  Troubleshoot VMware NSX infrastructure and component issues
•  Troubleshoot physical and logical networking issues involving switching and routing
•  Troubleshoot advanced edge services
•  Troubleshoot network security issues
•  Use relevant tools to monitor, operate, and troubleshoot VMware NSX deployments


Certifications
This course prepares you for the following certification:
•  VMware Certified Implementation Expert — Network Virtualization (VCIX-NV)

Participants

Network professionals who work with enterprise networks and VMware Sphere®

Prerequisite(s)

•  Understanding of layer 2-3 networking protocols, and switching and routing methodology
•  Understanding of layer 4-7 network services
•  Experience working with vSphere
•  Understanding of the concepts presented in the VMware NSX: Install, Configure, Manage course or the VMware NSX for Internetworking Experts Fast Track course


VCP-NV certification is recommended.

Programme


  1. Course Introduction



    • Introduction and course logistics



    • Course objectives



    • Resources and references



    • Learning paths and certifications



  2. Troubleshooting Methodology




    • Develop a structured troubleshooting approach



    • Differentiate between symptoms and root causes



    • Identify and isolate problems residing in various areas



    • Apply an appropriate methodology and procedure to troubleshooting



  3. Troubleshooting and Operating NSX Infrastructure




    • Describe the NSX infrastructure and component communications



    • Discuss common VMware NSX® Controller™ deployment problems



    • Install NSX components for host preparation



    • Troubleshoot host preparation problems



    • Troubleshoot management and control plane synchronization problems



    • Introduce the NSX central CLI



  4. Troubleshooting and Operating NSX Logical Switches




    • Describe the VXLAN architecture



    • Create logical switches



    • Troubleshoot the logical switch control plane and the data plane



    • Use the central CLI to troubleshoot logical switch problems



  5. Troubleshooting and Operating NSX Logical Routers




    • Describe the NSX logical routing architecture



    • Understand logical routing prerequisites



    • Understand the VMware NSX® Manager™ plug-in for VMware NSX® Edge™



    • Gather logical routing information for operations and troubleshooting



    • Explain the logical routing subsystem



    • Use the CLI to troubleshoot problems related to the controller and the control VM



    • Troubleshoot routing subsystem component failures



    • Use tools such as logs and packet capture to identify and solve routing problems



  6. Troubleshooting and Operating NSX Security Services




    • Discuss the NSX distributed firewall components and communication channels



    • Validate and troubleshoot distributed firewall configurations



    • Understand the SpoofGuard and identity firewall functions



    • Discuss distributed firewall thresholds, availability, and operations



    • Discuss Service Composer components and troubleshoot Service Composer problems



    • Explain Guest Introspection architecture, components, and deployment details



    • Discuss third-party integration and automation



    • Understand the distributed firewall monitoring and logging architecture



    • Use the CLI to troubleshoot edge services gateway firewall operations



  7. Troubleshooting and Operating NSX Edge Services




    • Identify and troubleshoot NSX Edge high availability models



    • Understand ECMP and handle routing failures



    • Troubleshoot edge services such as DHCP and DNS



    • Troubleshoot various types of VPN services



    • Discuss and troubleshoot common load-balancing problems



    • Use the coredump tool in problem solving



  8. vRealize Operational Tools for NSX Operations Management




    • Discuss NSX operational requirements and tools overview



    • Introduce vRealize Network Insight



    • Introduce vRealize Log Insight Content Pack for VMware NSX



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