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VMware NSX for Internetworking Experts Fast Track (NSXFT)

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Detailed Course Outline

1 Course Introduction
  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
2 Evolution of the Software-Defined Data Center
  • Evolution of the software-defined data center
  • Introduction to vSphere
  • Introduction to network virtualization
  • vSphere networking
3 Management and Control Components
  • VMware NSX® Manager™
  • VMware NSX® Controller™ clusters
4 Integrating vSphere and Physical Networking
  • Virtual and physical network integration
  • NSX preparation
5 NSX Logical Networking and VXLAN
  • VXLAN overview and NSX switching
  • NSX replication modes and frame walk
6 NSX Logical Routing
  • IP routing fundamentals
  • Overview of routing protocols
  • Distributed logical router
  • Edge gateway routing
7 NSX Layer 2 Bridging
  • NSX software bridging
  • Distributed logical router and bridging
  • Bridging packet flow
  • Bridging use case and examples
  • Hardware bridging
8 Additional Edge Gateway Services
  • Network address translation
  • Network load balancing
  • Virtual private networking
  • Edge services gateway high availability
9 NSX Firewall and Security Services
  • NSX security overview
  • NSX Edge firewall
  • NSX distributed firewall
  • NSX identity-based firewall
  • Service Composer
  • Data security and activity monitoring
  • NSX data security
10 NSX Operations and Monitoring Tools
  • Backup and availability
  • Role-based access control
  • Monitoring tools
  • Flow monitoring
11 Multi-vCenter NSX
  • Introduction to multi-vCenter NSX
  • Multi-vCenter NSX deployment models
12 VMware NSX and Design
  • NSX designs: infrastructure
  • NSX designs: advanced network protocols