This comprehensive, fast-paced training course focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware NSX®. This course presents VMware NSX as a part of the software-defined data center. You will learn how to use logical switching in VMware NSX to virtualize your switching environment. The course also details logical routing to enable you to dynamically route between different virtual environments. You will also learn how to take use gateway services, firewall configurations, and security services to help secure and optimize your VMware NSX environment. Access to a software-defined data center environment is provided through hands-on labs to reinforce the skills and concepts presented in the course

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By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the followingobjectives:
  • Describe the evolution of the software-defined data center
  • Configure and deploy VMware NSX components formanagement and control
  • Describe basic VMware NSX layer 2 networking
  • Configure, deploy, and use logical switch networks
  • Configure and deploy VMware NSX distributed routerappliances to establish east-west connectivity
  • Configure and deploy VMware NSX® Edge™ services gatewayappliances to establish north-south connectivity
  • Configure VMware NSX L2 bridging
  • Configure and use all main features of the NSX Edge servicesgateway
  • Configure NSX Edge firewall rules to restrict network traffic
  • Configure VMware NSX distributed firewall rules to restrictnetwork traffic
  • Configure Service Composer policies
  • Configure an identity-aware firewall
  • Describe VMware NSX data security
  • Use the cross-vCenter VMware NSX feature


  • Understanding of enterprise switchingand routing
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP services
  • Experience with firewalls and firewallrule sets
  • Understanding of concepts presentedin the VMware Data CenterVirtualization Fundamentals course orVCA-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 is accurate as of 28 June 2018