VMware NSX for Internetworking Experts Fast Track (NSXFT)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline

This Advanced course is delivered by VMware.

Who should attend

Experienced system administrators that specialize in networking


  • Experienced network administrators or System Administrators with a strong background in networking
  • Understanding of concepts presented in the VMware Data Center Virtualization Fundamentals course for VCA-DCV certification

Course Objectives

This comprehensive, fast-paced training course focuses on how to leverage the power of the VMware NSX™ network virtualization and security platform. This course covers NSX as a part of the software-defined data center, implementation, use cases, features, and functionality operating at layer 2 through layer 7 of the OSI model. Data Center network architectures are examined to demonstrate how NSX intersects with and virtualizes functions of a Cisco® based infrastructure in spine-leaf and traditional core-aggregate-access architectures. Lecture and hands-on lab activities support the student’s understanding of the NSX features, functionality, and on-going management and control.

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

  • Describe the evolution of the software-defined data center
  • Describe how NSX is the next step in the evolution of the software-defined data center
  • Describe Cisco Nexus and UCS products and features relevant to NSX
  • Describe NSX layer 2 networking
  • Configure, deploy, and use logical switch networks in a UCS environment
  • Configure and deploy NSX distributed routers to establish East-West connectivity
  • Configure and deploy VMware NSX Edge™ services gateway appliances to establish North-South connectivity
  • Configure and use all the main features of the NSX Edge services gateway
  • Configure NSX Edge firewall rules to restrict network traffic
  • Configure NSX Distributed firewall rules to restrict network traffic
  • Use role-based access to control user account privileges
  • Use Activity Monitor to determine if a security policy is effective
  • Use Flow Monitoring to monitor network traffic streams
  • Configure service composer policies
  • Use NSX APIs to automate virtual network provisioning and monitoring
  • Design a NSX solution with Cisco Nexus and Cisco UCS

Course Content

  • Module 1: Course Introduction
  • Module 2: VMware NSX Components for Management and Control
  • Module 3: Logical Switch Network
  • Module 4: Nexus and UCS Architecture
  • Module 5: VMware NSX Routing
  • Module 6: VMware NSX Edge Services Gateway Features
  • Module 7: VMware NSX Security
  • Module 8: Extensibility and Design
Classroom Training

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 5,080.- €
  • Switzerland: 5,080.- €
Digital courseware Dates and Booking
Online Training

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 5,080.- €
Digital courseware Dates and Booking
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FLEX Training

Please see below our alternative, English language, FLEX course options.

21/11/2016 - 25/11/2016 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Bratislava

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