VMware NSX: Troubleshooting and Operations [V6.4]




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    This five-day training course helps you to gain advanced knowledge and skills to operate and troubleshoot VMware NSX® 6.4 environment. You will be able to identify, analyze, and solve the technical problems; learn about operational, management, and troubleshooting tools in a systematic manner.

    The product is aligned with NSX 6.4, VMware vRealize® Network Insight™ 3.6, and VMware vRealize® Log Insight™ 4.5.

    Course Objective:

    On completion of this course, you will be able to

    • Implement a structured troubleshooting and methodology
      • Learn NSX tools
      • VMware vRealize® Suite tools
      • partner tools
      • NSX infrastructure components
    • Identify, analyze, and troubleshoot
      • NSX management, control, and data planes
      • NSX logical switching
      • Logical routing
      • VMware NSX® Edge™ services
      • Network security problems


    This course prepares you for VMware Certified Advanced Professional 6 – Network Virtualization Deployment (VCAP6-NV Deploy)

    1.  Course Introduction

    • Course logistics and objectives
    • Resources and References
    • Learning paths and certifications

    2.  Troubleshooting Methodology

    • Structured troubleshooting
    • Symptoms, root causes, and problem isolation
    • Appropriate Methodologies

    3.  NSX Troubleshooting and Operational Tools

    • NSX operational requirements
    • Use of:
      • Native NSX tools
      • vRealize Network
      • VMware vRealize® Log Insight™ Content Pack

    4.  Troubleshooting and Operating NSX Infrastructure

    • NSX infrastructure and component communications
    • Troubleshoot
      • VMware NSX® Manager™
      • Management plane
      • VMware NSX® Controller™
      • Control Plane

    5.  Troubleshooting and Operating NSX Logical Switches

    • VXLAN and logical switching components
    • VXLAN and logical switch configuration: verification and status
    • Common layer 2 configuration errors: Troubleshooting
    • Use of tools to troubleshoot logical switching problems

    6.  Troubleshooting and Operating NSX Logical Routers

    • NSX logical routing architecture
    • Routing components, functions, and communications
    • Logical router configuration
    • Perform packet walk
    • Use of packet capture on routers
    • Troubleshoot logical routing problems with tools

    7.  Troubleshooting and Operating NSX Edge Services

    • Edge services configuration settings and operational status
    • Troubleshoot VPN services types
    • Configuration and status of logical load balancers
    • Troubleshooting common scenarios

    8.  Troubleshooting and Operating NSX Security Services

    • NSX distributed firewall
    • Configuration and Operations troubleshooting with CLI tools
      • NSX distributed firewall
      • NSX Edge firewall
      • Service Composer
      • Identity Firewall problems
    • Guest Introspection

      • Architecture and components
      • Services and operations
      • Configuration and functions
      • Troubleshoot common problems

    Network professionals working with

    • Enterprise networks
    • VMware vSphere® 6.x

    • Knowledge and working experience in:
      • Switching and routing technologies (L2-3)
      • Network and application delivery services (L4-7)
      • vSphere
      • NSX installation, configuration, management, and operations
    • Recommended Course completion:
      • VMware NSX: Install, Configure, Manage
      • VMware NSX for Internetworking Experts Fast Track
      • VMware Certified Professional 6 – Network Virtualization (VCP6-NV)

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