VMware NSX: Install, Configure, Manage (NSXICM)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline

This Advanced course is delivered by VMware.

Who should attend

Experienced system or network administrators.


  • Understanding of enterprise switching and routing
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP services
  • Experience with firewalls and firewall rule sets
  • Understanding of concepts presented in the VMware Data Center Virtualization Fundamentals course or VCA-DCV certification

Course Objectives

This comprehensive, fast-paced training course focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware NSX®. This course presents VMware NSX as a part of the software-defined data center. You will learn how to use logical switching in VMware NSX to virtualize your switching environment. The course also details logical routing to enable you to dynamically route between different virtual environments. And you will learn how to take use gateway services, firewall configurations, and security services to help secure and optimize your VMware NSX environment.

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

  • Describe the evolution of the software-defined data center
  • Configure and deploy VMware NSX components for management and control
  • Describe basic VMware NSX layer 2 networking
  • Configure, deploy, and use logical switch networks
  • Configure and deploy VMware NSX distributed router appliances to establish east-west connectivity
  • Configure and deploy VMware NSX® Edge™ services gateway appliances to establish north-south connectivity
  • Configure VMware NSX L2 bridging
  • Configure and use all main features of the NSX Edge services gateway
  • Configure NSX Edge firewall rules to restrict network traffic
  • Configure VMware NSX distributed firewall rules to restrict network traffic
  • Configure Service Composer policies
  • Configure an identity-aware firewall
  • Describe VMware NSX data security
  • Use the cross-vCenter VMware NSX feature

Course Content

  • Course Introduction
  • Software-Defined Data Center
  • Management and Control Plane Components
  • Logical Switch Networks
  • VMware NSX Logical Routing
  • VMware NSX L2 Bridging
  • NSX Edge Gateway Services
  • VMware NSX Firewall and Security Services
  • Cross-vCenter VMware NSX
Classroom Training

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 3,340.- €
  • Switzerland: 3,340.- €
  • VMware Training Credits: 56 VTC
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Online Training

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 3,340.- €
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E-Learning VMware On Demand
Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 3,030.- €
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05/12/2016 - 09/12/2016 Hamburg guaranteed date!
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20/02/2017 - 24/02/2017 Berlin
20/02/2017 - 24/02/2017 Munich
20/02/2017 - 24/02/2017 Online Training Time zone: Europe/Brussels Course language: English
20/02/2017 - 24/02/2017 Virtual Course language: English
27/03/2017 - 31/03/2017 Online Training Time zone: Europe/Brussels Course language: English
08/05/2017 - 12/05/2017 Online Training Time zone: Europe/Brussels Course language: English
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05/12/2016 - 09/12/2016 Warsaw
12/12/2016 - 16/12/2016 Prague
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19/12/2016 - 23/12/2016 Basel
13/02/2017 - 17/02/2017 Basel
05/06/2017 - 09/06/2017 Zurich
25/09/2017 - 29/09/2017 Basel
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24/04/2017 - 28/04/2017 Vienna
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26/12/2017 - 30/12/2017 Vienna 4 days