VMware NSX-T Data Center: Troubleshooting and Operations [V3.0]

Price

$5,770.00 (AUD)

Duration

5 Days

Modality

Live Online

Course code

EDU-NSXTTO3-OE

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Course Overview

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-T 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 


Target Audience

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

Prerequisites

Before taking this course, you should have completed the following:

  • VMware NSX-T Data Center: Install, Configure, Manage [V3.0]

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. 

Product Alignment

  • VMware NSX-T Data Center 3.0 

Target Audience

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

Prerequisites

Before taking this course, you should have completed the following:

  • VMware NSX-T Data Center: Install, Configure, Manage [V3.0]

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. 

Product Alignment

  • VMware NSX-T Data Center 3.0 

Module 1

Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

Module 2

Introduction to NSX Advanced Load Balancer

  • Introduce NSX Advanced Load Balancer
  • Discuss NSX Advanced Load Balancer use cases and benefits
  • Explain NSX Advanced Load Balancer architecture and components
  • Explain the management, control, data, and consumption planes and functions

Module 3

Events and Alerts

  • Describe NSX Advanced Load Balancer Events
  • Describe and configure NSX Advanced Load Balancer Alerts
  • Describe NSX Advanced Load Balancer monitoring capabilities leveraging SNMP, Syslog and Email

Module 4

Introduction to NSX Advanced Load Balancer Troubleshooting

  • Explain NSX Advanced Load Balancer troubleshooting concepts
  • Describe and leverage Application Logs
  • Describe and leverage Application Analytics and Security Insights
  • Understand and utilize Health Score concepts
  • Explain and leverage metrics
  • Explain and leverage packet capture and command line utilities
  • Describe and leverage UI and CLI utilities to perform Control Plane troubleshooting

Module 5

Infrastructure Troubleshooting Concepts

  • Describe and perform general Cloud Connector troubleshooting
  • Describe and analyze VMware Cloud Connector state
  • Leverage case studies to troubleshoot VMware Cloud Connector
  • Describe and troubleshoot VMware NSX Cloud Connector integration
  • Describe and troubleshoot Linux Server Cloud Connector integration
  • Describe and troubleshoot Openstack Cloud Connector integration
  • Leverage case studies to troubleshoot Openstack Cloud Connector
  • Describe and troubleshoot AWS and Azure Cloud Connector integrations

Module 6

Troubleshooting Avi Service Engines and Advanced Troubleshooting

  • Explain general Service Engine infrastructure
  • Explain and leverage Analytics, Health Score and Metrics for Service Engine troubleshooting
  • Explain and leverage Events and Alerts for Service Engine troubleshooting
  • Leverage CLI for Service Engine troubleshooting
  • Analyze Service Engine with Tech Support utility
  • Leverage CLI for advanced Datapath analysis

Module 7

Monitoring NSX Advanced Load Balancer

  • Explain and configure SNMP-based monitoring
  • Explain and configure REST API-based monitoring
  • Describe and leverage 3rd-party REST API monitoring extensions (Grafana, Prometheus)

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