VMware NSX: Design and Deploy (NSXDD)

Detailed Course Outline

1. Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

2. Design Process and Principles

  • Understand the design process
  • Understand design frameworks

3. Architecture and Components

  • Understand the management, control, and data planes
  • Describe VMware NSX® Manager™
  • Design the VMware NSX® Controller™ cluster

4. Switching and Routing

  • Design an Ethernet infrastructure
  • Describe VMware vSphere® Distributed Switch™
  • Design a logical switching solution
  • Design a bridging solution
  • Design a VMware NSX logical router solution

5. Edge Services

  • Design a remote access solution
  • Design load-balancing services

6. Security

  • Design a defense in depth
  • Design edge firewall services
  • Design distributed firewall services
  • Design and integrate security services

7. Cross-vCenter and Multisite

  • Describe cross-vCenter solutions
  • Design multisite NSX solutions
  • Design a VMware NSX solution with stretched clusters

8. Operations and Automation

  • Describe native operational tools
  • Describe VMware integrated monitoring tools
  • Design a VMware NSX monitoring and operations solution that leverages third-party tools

9. Enterprise Design Lab

  • Design and present a conceptual solution
  • Design and present a logical solution