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VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer: Troubleshooting and Operations

  • Tuition USD $2,775
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 853 Ratings
  • Course Code EDU-NSXALBTO
  • Duration 3 days
  • Available Formats Classroom

This 3-day, hands-on training course provides you with the advanced knowledge, skills, and tools to achieve competence in operating and troubleshooting the VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer solutions. In this course, you are introduced to several operational, management, and troubleshooting tools. You will be presented with various types of technical problems, which you will identify, analyze, and solve through a systematic process.

Skills Gained

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

  • Describe the NSX Advanced Load Balancer components and main functions
  • Explain NSX Advanced Load Balancer key features and benefits
  • Establish and apply a structured troubleshooting approach and methodology
  • Identify, analyze, and troubleshoot problems related to the NSX Advanced Load Balancer infrastructure, to include control and data plane components
  • Identify, analyze and troubleshoot problems related to application components such as Virtual Services, Pools and related components

Who Can Benefit

  • Experienced system administrators or network administrators
  • Network professionals who have experience working with VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer and are responsible for troubleshooting and operating Application Delivery Controllers solutions


This class requires completion of the following courses:

  • VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer: Install, Configure, Manage

Course Details

Product Alignment

  • NSX Advanced Load Balancer 18.2


Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

Introduction to NSX Advanced Load Balancer

  • Introduce NSX Advanced Load Balancer
  • Discuss NSX Advanced Load Balancer use cases and benefits
  • Explain NSX Advanced Load Balancer architecture and components
  • Explain the management, control, data, and consumption planes and functions

Events and Alerts

  • Describe NSX Advanced Load Balancer Events
  • Describe and configure NSX Advanced Load Balancer Alerts
  • Describe NSX Advanced Load Balancer monitoring capabilities leveraging SNMP, Syslog and Email

Introduction to NSX Advanced Load Balancer Troubleshooting

  • Explain NSX Advanced Load Balancer troubleshooting concepts
  • Describe and leverage Application Logs
  • Describe and leverage Application Analytics and Security Insights
  • Understand and utilize Health Score concepts
  • Explain and leverage metrics
  • Explain and leverage packet capture and command line utilities
  • Describe and leverage UI and CLI utilities to perform Control Plane troubleshooting

Cloud Connector Infrastructure Troubleshooting

  • Describe and perform general Cloud Connector troubleshooting
  • Describe and analyze VMware Cloud Connector state
  • Leverage case studies to troubleshoot VMware Cloud Connector
  • Describe and troubleshoot VMware NSX Cloud Connector integration
  • Describe and troubleshoot Linux Server Cloud Connector integration
  • Describe and troubleshoot Openstack Cloud Connector integration
  • Leverage case studies to troubleshoot Openstack Cloud Connector
  • Describe and troubleshoot AWS and Azure Cloud Connector integrations

Data Plane Infrastructure Troubleshooting

  • Explain general Service Engine infrastructure
  • Explain and leverage Analytics, Health Score and Metrics for Service Engine troubleshooting
  • Explain and leverage Events and Alerts for Service Engine troubleshooting
  • Leverage CLI for Service Engine troubleshooting
  • Analyze Service Engine with Tech Support utility
  • Leverage CLI for advanced Datapath analysis

Monitoring NSX Advanced Load Balancer

  • Explain and configure SNMP-based monitoring
  • Explain and configure REST API-based monitoring
  • Describe and leverage 3rd-party REST API monitoring extensions (Grafana, Prometheus)

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When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

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