VMware Certified Professional 6 - Network Virtualization (VCP6-NV is a comprehensive, fast-paced training course focuses on installing, configuring, andmanaging VMware NSX®. This course presents VMware NSX as a part of the software-defineddata center. Participants will learn how to use logical switching in VMware NSX to virtualizetheir switching environment. The course also details logical routing to enable them todynamically route between different virtual environments. And they will learn how to takeuse gateway services, firewall configurations, and security services to help secure andoptimize their VMware NSX environment.

Access to a software-defined data center environment is provided through hands-on labs toreinforce the skills and concepts presented in the course.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the evolution of the software-defined data center
  • Configure and deploy VMware NSX components for management and control
  • Describe basic VMware NSX layer 2 networking
  • Configure, deploy, and use logical switch networks
  • Configure and deploy VMware NSX distributed router appliances to establisheastwest connectivity
  • Configure and deploy VMware NSX® Edge™ services gateway appliances to establishnorth-south connectivity
  • Configure VMware NSX L2 bridging
  • Configure and use all main features of the NSX Edge services gateway
  • Configure NSX Edge firewall rules to restrict network traffic
  • Configure VMware NSX distributed firewall rules to restrict network traffic
  • Configure Service Composer policiesConfigure an identity-aware firewallDescribe VMware NSX data security
  • Use the cross-vCenter VMware NSX feature

Who should Attend?

  • Experienced system or network administrators


  • Understanding of enterprise switching and routing
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP services
  • Experience with firewalls and firewall rule sets
  • Understanding of concepts presented in the VMware Data Center Virtualization
  • Fundamentals course or VCA-DCV certification
This course is endorsed under Critical Infocomm Technology Resource Programme Plus (CITREP+) Programme.
To find out more about CITREP+ Funding, please refer to Programme Support under CITREP+ page

Information as accurate as of 28 June 2018