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VMware NSX-T Data Center: What’s New

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Price
Duration

USD 1,860 excl. VAT

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Overview

 

In this three-day, hands-on training course, you explore the new features and enhancements in VMware NSX-T™ Data Center 3.2. You will be introduced to all new security features in NSX-T Data Center 3.2, including NSX Application Platform, NSX Malware Prevention, NSX Intrusion Detection and Prevention, URL Filtering, VMware NSX® Intelligence™,

and VMware NSX® Network Detection and Response™.
This course also discusses the architectural and operational changes introduced in version 3.2 and discusses the enhancements to OSPF, VMware NSX® Advanced Load Balancer™, and NSX Federation.

Prerequisites

 

This course requires completion of the VMware NSX-T Data Center: Install, Configure, Manage course or equivalent
knowledge and administration experience with NSX-T Data Center 3.0 or above.
Solid understanding of the concepts presented in the Kubernetes Fundamentals course is also required.
The following knowledge is beneficial:
• Understanding of TCP/IP services and protocols

• Knowledge and working experience of computer networking, including switching and routing technologies (L2-L3) and L2-L7 firewall
• Knowledge and working experience with VMware vSphere® environments
• Knowledge and working experience with Kubernetes or vSphere with Tanzu environments.
The VMware Certified Professional – Network Virtualization (2021) certification is recommended.

 

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
• Describe the architectural and operations enhancements in NSX-T Data Center 3.2
• Configure OSPF in NSX-T Data Center 3.2
• Describe the NSX security architecture and features of NSX-T Data Center 3.2
• Configure Distributed Firewall on VDS for security use cases
• Configure URL Filtering and Identity Firewall on NSX Edge nodes

• Configure NSX Intrusion Detection and Prevention for east-west traffic
• Deploy NSX Application Platform
• Configure NSX Malware Prevention for east-west and north-south traffic
• Analyze the networking secure posture and threats with NSX Intelligence and NSX Network Detection and Response
• Deploy the NSX Advanced Load Balancer components
• Describe the NSX Federation enhancements in NSX-T Data Center 3.2

Course Outline

 

1 Course Introduction
• Introduction and course logistics
• Course objectives
2 NSX Architecture and Operations
• Review key components of the NSX-T Data Center architecture
• Explain the Management Plane to Policy Promotion tool
• Compare Live Traffic Analysis with traditional network traffic analysis methods
• Identify how Fabric View helps visualize the underlying network fabric of a topology
• Recognize improvements in historical trending for network and system monitoring
• Explain how the fabric MTU health check can be used to identify an MTU mismatch
3 OSPF Routing Protocol
• Explain the core concepts of OSPF routing
• Define the OSPF use cases in NSX-T Data Center
• Explain the Tier-0 gateway topologies with OSPF
• Configure OSPF in NSX-T Data Center
4 NSX Security Overview
• Describe the NSX security architecture and main components
• Identify the use cases for NSX Distributed Security
• Identify the use cases for NSX Gateway Security
• Describe NSX Network Detection and Response
5 Distributed Firewall on VDS: Use Case for Security
• Identify the distributed firewall on VDS requirements
• Configure the distributed firewall on VDS
• Validate the distributed firewall on VDS configurations
6 Gateway Security
• Identify use cases for URL filtering
• Describe the URL filtering architecture
• Configure URL filtering
• Describe the uses cases, architecture, and components of Identity Firewall
• Configure Identity Firewall for north-south traffic

7 Intrusion Detection and Prevention
• Describe the MITRE ATT&CK framework
• Explain the phases of a cyberattack
• Describe features and methods used by intrusion detection and prevention systems
• Identify VMware NSX® Distributed IDS/IPS™ use
cases
• Describe the NSX Distributed IDS/IPS terminology and architecture
• Configure NSX Distributed IDS/IPS
8 NSX Application Platform
• Describe NSX Application Platform and its use cases
• Define the core concepts of vSphere with Tanzu
• Deploy NSX Application Platform on vSphere with
Tanzu
• Explain the NSX Application Platform architecture and services
• Scale out and scale up NSX Application Platform
9 Malware Prevention
• Describe techniques used in malware prevention
• Identify use cases for NSX Malware Prevention
• Identify the components in the NSX Malware Prevention architecture
• Describe the NSX Malware Prevention packet flows for known and unknown files
• Configure NSX Malware Prevention for east-west and north-south traffic
10 NSX Intelligence and NSX Network Detection and Response
• Describe the NSX Intelligence architecture and core components
• Install NSX Intelligence
• Describe NSX Intelligence visualization,
recommendation, and Suspicious Traffic Detection enhancements
• Describe NSX Network Detection and Response architecture and its use cases
• Activate NSX Network Detection and Response
• Describe the visualization capabilities of NSX Network Detection and Response
11 NSX Advanced Load Balancer
• Describe NSX Advanced Load Balancer and its use cases
• Explain the NSX Advanced Load Balancer architecture
• Deploy NSX Advanced Load Balancer
• Explain the NSX Advanced Load Balancer components and how they manage traffic
• Configure virtual IP addresses, virtual services, and server pools
• Perform basic troubleshooting of virtual services, server pools, and service engines
12 NSX Federation Enhancements
• Recognize NSX Federation use cases
• Describe the main components of the NSX Federation architecture
• Explain LDAP support for the Global Manager
• Explain the purpose of firewall drafts on the NSX
Global Manager
• Explain NSX Federation support for tag-based
replication
• Describe ways to monitor NSX Federation
components

Further information

If you would like to know more about this course please contact us