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VMware NSX-T Data Center: Design


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VMware NSX-T Data Center: Design

Course Overview

This five-day course provides comprehensive training on considerations and practices to design a VMware NSX-T Data Center environment as part of a software-defined data center strategy. This course prepares the student with the skills to lead NSX-T Data Center design offered in the NSX-T Data Center 2.4 release, including design principles, processes, and frameworks. The student gains a deeper understanding of NSX-T Data Center architecture and how this can be leveraged to create solutions to address the customers business needs.

Product Alignment

NSX-T Data Center 2.4

Who Should Attend

  • System administrators
  • Network administrators

Course Duration

5 Days / 35 Hours

Course Outline

Course Introduction

  • Introductions and logistics
  • Review course objectives

Basic Design Concepts

  • Process and principles of design
  • Understand the design process and frameworks
  • Understand VVD and its importance

NSX-T Data Center Architecture and Components

  • NSX-T Data Center introduction and architecture
  • NSX-T Management Cluster
  • NSX-T use cases

NSX-T Data Center Design Considerations

  • Physical infrastructure design
  • Virtual infrastructure design
  • Collapsed management and Edge resources design
  • Dedicated management and Edge resources design
  • Bridge design considerations

Logical Switching Design

  • NSX-T logical switching
  • Traffic flooding

NSX-T Data Center Edge Design

  • Edge VM design
  • Edge BareMetal design
  • Edge cluster design

Logical Routing Design

  • Logical router components
  • Multi-tier routing
  • IPv6 addressing and routing
  • Multicompute workload domain design consideration
  • High availability and router placement

NSX-T Data Center Network Services

  • NAT, Proxy ARP, DHCP, and metadata proxy
  • Load balancer
  • VPN

NSX-T Data Center Security Design

  • NSX-T Data Center distributed firewall
  • NSX-T Data Center distributed firewall
  • NSX-T Data Center gateway firewall
  • Security policy methodology

NSX-T Data Center Multisite Design

  • Multisite capabilities
  • Deployment for Multisite Lite
  • Multisite Lite failover procedure
  • Multisite Lite DR requirements
  • HCX
  • Integration with Cloud Provider

NSX-T Data Center and Containers

  • NSX-T Design with PKS and PAS introduction
  • NSX-T Design with VCF and containers

Course Objectives

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

  • Understand and apply a design framework
  • Apply a design process for gathering requirements, constraints, assumptions, and risks
  • Analyze existing physical networking and security components, processes, and operations
  • Design a VMware vSphere virtual data center to support NSX-T Data Center requirements
  • Design a physical network to support network virtualization in a software-defined data center
  • Design logical network services
  • Design logical security services
  • Design a data center rack solution to support scalability and high availability
  • Analyze the operational readiness of an organization and perform a skills gap analysis
  • Analyze alternative design choices for risk mitigation
  • Understand the design and support for NSX-T Data Center infrastructure in a cloud implementation


Medium of Instruction & Trainer

Medium of Instruction: English

Trainer: Trainer Ratio is 1:20



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