VMware NSX-T Data Center: Troubleshooting and Operations

Start Date: January 01, 1970 – 12:00 AM (Pacific Time)

End Date: January 01, 1970 – 12:00 AM (Pacific Time)

$4,675.00

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Course Description:

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

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
• Use the native tools available in NSX-T Data Center to identify and troubleshoot the problems related to NSX-T Data
Center environment
• Use VMware vRealize® Log Insight™ and VMware vRealize® Network Insight™ to identify and troubleshoot the
problems related to the NSX-T Data Center environment
• Explain the NSX-T Data Center infrastructure components and the communications between them
• Identify, analyze, and troubleshoot the following problems related to the NSX-T Data Center:
• Management, control, data planes, infrastructure preparation
• Logical switching and logical routing
• Identify, analyze, and troubleshoot network security problems related to the NSX-T Data Center Distributed and
Gateway firewalls
• Identify, analyze, and troubleshoot problems related to VPN and load balancer services
• Identify the components and packet flows involved in the NSX-T Data Center datapath and troubleshoot various
problems that could occur in the datapath

Course Modules

1 Course Introduction
• Introductions and course logistics
• Course objectives

2 NSX-T Data Center Operations and Tools
• Explain and validate the native troubleshooting
tools (dashboards, traceflow, port mirroring) for the
NSX-T Data Center environment
• Configure syslog, IPFIX, and log collections for the
NSX-T Data Center environment
• Integrate NSX-T Data Center with vRealize Log
Insight and vRealize Network Insight
• Validate and review the APIs methods available to
configure the NSX-T Data Center environment

3 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

4 Troubleshooting Infrastructure Preparation
• Describe the data plane architecture, components,
and communication channels
• Explain and troubleshoot VMware ESXi™ transport
node preparation issues
• Explain and troubleshoot KVM transport node
preparation issues
• Explain and troubleshoot VMware NSX® Edge™
transport node preparation issues

5 Troubleshooting Logical Switching
• Understand the architecture of logical switching
• List the modules and processes involved in
configuring logical switching
• Explain the importance of N-VDS and VDS in
transport nodes
• Review the architecture and workflows involved in
configuring
• Identify and troubleshoot common logical switching
issues

6 Troubleshooting Logical Routing
• Review the architecture of logical routing and NSX
Edge nodes
• Explain the workflows involved in the configuration
of Tier-0 and Tier-1 gateways
• Explain the HA modes and logical router
placements
• Identify and troubleshoot common logical routing
issues

7 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

8 Troubleshooting Load Balancing and VPN Services
• Review load balancer architecture and components
• Identify and troubleshoot common load balancing
issues
• Review of IPsec and L2 VPN architecture and
components
• Identify and troubleshoot common IPsec and L2
VPN issues

9 Datapath Walkthrough
• Verify and validate the path of the packet on the
NSX-T datapath (East-West and North-South)
• Identify and perform packet captures at various
points in the datapath
• Use nsxcli to retrieve configurations involved in the
NSX-T datapath

Target Audience

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

Product Alignment

• VMware NSX-T Data Center 3.0

Prerequisites

• Before taking this course, you should have completed the VMware NSX-T Data Center: Install, Configure, Manage
[V3.0] course.

You should also have the following understanding or knowledge:
• Good understanding of TCP/IP services and protocols
• Knowledge and working experience of computer networking, including:
• Switching and routing technologies (L2-L3)
• Network and application delivery services (L4-L7)
• Knowledge and working experience of VMware vSphere® environments and KVM-based environments
The VMware Certified Professional – Network Virtualization (2020) certification is recommended.

Inclusions

With CCS Learning Academy, you’ll receive:

  • Certified Instructor-led training
  • Official Training Seminar Student Handbook
  • Pre and Post assessments/evaluations
  • Collaboration with classmates (not currently available for self-paced course)
  • Real-world learning activities and scenarios
  • Exam scheduling support*
  • Enjoy job placement assistance for the first 12 months after course completion.
  • This course is eligible for CCS Learning Academy’s Learn and Earn Program: get a tuition fee refund of up to 50% if you are placed in a job through CCS Global Tech’s Placement Division*
  • Government and Private pricing available.*

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