4049 – VMware NSX-T Data Center: Troubleshooting and Operations [V2.4]Download Course Outline
Title: VMware NSX-T Data Center: Troubleshooting and Operations [V2.4] 4049; 5 Days; Instructor-led
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 managing and troubleshooting 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.
At Course Completion: After completing this course, students will be able to: • Establish and apply a structured troubleshooting approach and methodology • Explain the NSX-T Data Center infrastructure components and the communications between them • Identify, analyze, and troubleshoot problems related to the NSX-T Data Center management, control, and data planes • Identify, analyze, and troubleshoot problems related to the NSX-T Data Center installation and upgrade • Identify, analyze, and troubleshoot problems related to the NSX-T Data Center logical switching, logical routing, and load balancer service • Identify, analyze, and troubleshoot network security problems related to the NSX-T Data Center Distributed firewall and Gateway firewall • Identify the components and packet flows involved in the NSX-T Data Center Datapath and troubleshoot various problems that could occur in the Datapath • List the native tools available in NSX-T Data Center to identify and troubleshoot the problems related to NSX-T Data Center environment
Audience & Prerequisites: This course is intended for experienced system administrators or network administrators. As well as Network and Security professionals who work with enterprise and data center networks. This course requires that you meet the following prerequisites: • VMware NSX-T Data Center: Install, Configure, Manage [V2.4] course • Good understanding of TCP/IP services and protocols • Knowledge and working experience of computer networking, including: o Switching and routing technologies (L2-L3) o Network and application delivery services (L4-L7) • Knowledge and working experience of VMware vSphere® environments and KVM-based environments
Course Outline Details: Module 1: Course Introduction Lessons • Introductions and course logistics • Overview of modules and course objectives • Resources and references • Learning paths and certifications Module 2: NSX-T Data Center Architecture Lessons • Review of Virtual Cloud Network Framework • Recap of NSX-T Data Center architecture and components Module 3: Approach to Troubleshooting Lessons • Develop a structured approach to troubleshooting • Differentiate between symptoms and root causes • Identify and isolate problems residing in various areas • Apply an appropriate methodology and procedure to troubleshooting Module 4: Troubleshooting the NSX Management Cluster Lessons • Describe the NSX Management cluster architecture, components, and communication channels • Identify the workflows involved in configuring the NSX Management cluster • Validate and troubleshoot the NSX Management Cluster formation Module 5: Troubleshooting Infrastructure Preparation Lessons • Explain and troubleshoot ESXiTM Transport Node preparation issues • Explain and troubleshoot KVM Transport Node preparation issues • Explain and troubleshoot NSX Edge Transport Node preparation issues Module 6: Troubleshooting Logical Switching Lessons • Understand the architecture of Logical Switching • List the modules and processes involved in configuring Logical Switching • Explain the importance of N-VDS in Transport Nodes • Explain the GENEVE protocol and GENEVE header format • Review the architecture and workflows involved in configuring OVS • Identify and troubleshoot common Logical Switching issues Module 7: Troubleshooting Logical Routing Lessons • Review the architecture of Logical Routing and NSX Edge nodes • Explain the workflows involved in the configuration of Tier-0 and Tier-1 Gateways • Explain the HA modes and logical router placements • Identify and troubleshoot common Logical Routing issues Module 8: Troubleshooting Load Balancing Lessons • Review of Load Balancer architecture and components • Identify and troubleshoot common Load Balancing issues Module 9: Troubleshooting Security Lessons • Review the architecture of Distributed Firewall • Explain the workflows involved in configuring Distributed Firewall • Review the architecture of Gateway Firewall • Explain the workflows involved in configuring Gateway Firewall • Identify and troubleshoot common Distributed Firewall and Gateway Firewall issues. Module 10: NSX-T Data Center Operations and Tools Lessons • Review and perform the backup and restore of the NSX-T Data Center environment • Explain and validate the native troubleshooting tools (dashboards, traceflow, port connection tool, port mirroring) involved in troubleshooting the NSX-T Data Center environment • Configure syslog, IPFIX, and log collections for the NSX-T Data Center environment • Validate and review the APIs methods available to configure the NSX-T Data Center environment Module 11: NSX-T Data Center Upgrade Lessons • Identify the proper sequence of steps to upgrade NSX-T Data Center • Describe the necessary pre-upgrade and port-upgrade checks • Understand the Upgrade Coordinator architecture • Review and troubleshoot the upgrade process for NSX-T Data Center Environment Module 12: Datapath Walk-Through Lessons • Describe the components involved in the NSX-T Data Center Datapath • Verify and validate the path of the packet on the NSX-T Datapath • Identify and perform packet captures at various points in Datapath • Use nsxcli to retrieve several configurations involved
Start Date: 09/21/2020
End Date: 09/25/2020