This two-day, hands-on course gives you the skills to deploy and use VMware vRealize® Network Insight™ to ensure an optimized, highly available, and secure infrastructure for your applications. You will learn the features, components, architecture, and benefits of vRealize Network Insight and how to use it to simplify daily operation and troubleshooting tasks.
Product Alignment: vRealize Network Insight 6.1
By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
Explain the features and architecture of vRealize Network Insight
Describe the vRealize Network Insight installation processes and requirements
Navigate the vRealize Network Insight GUI
Describe major use cases for vRealize Network Insight and their benefits
Deploy vRealize Network Insight
Use vRealize Network Insight to monitor, operate, analyze, and troubleshoot the infrastructure supporting your applications
Who Can Benefit
Network professionals and who design, build, operate, manage, and troubleshoot software-defined networking and security, and application owners who need visibility across multi-cloud environments.
Students taking this course should have general networking and security knowledge.
Before taking this course, students should take the following courses or have equivalent knowledge and experience:
VMware NSX-T Data Center: Install, Configure, Manage [v3.0]
VMware vRealize Network Insight Fundamentals
Introductions and course logistics
Introduction to vRealize Network Insight
Identify the use cases for vRealize Network Insight
Access the vRealize Network Insight Home page
View vRealize Network Insight entity data
Perform searches for specific entity data
Create entity search queries
Find and use event data
vRealize Network Insight Architecture and Components
Identify the components of vRealize Network Insight
Describe the function of each component and how the components interact
Check the health of vRealize Network Insight components
vRealize Network Insight Installation
Deploy vRealize Network Insight components
Configure the pairing relationship between the platform VM and the collector VM
Troubleshoot platform VM and collector VM configuration problems
Explain how data sources export flow information
Add VMware vCenter Server® to vRealize Network Insight
Add a VMware NSX-T® data source to vRealize Network Insight
Distinguish between the mechanisms used to scale vRealize Network Insight
Select the appropriate scaling mechanism for your environment
Describe how clusters are expanded
Integrate VMware vRealize® Operations™ with vRealize Network Insight
Import a vRealize Network Insight instance into VMware vRealize® Suite Lifecycle Manager™
vRealize Network Insight Use Cases
Explain use cases for vRealize Network Insight
Create vRealize Network Insight applications
Perform application discovery
Plan and optimize micro-segmentation and security for applications
Explain the use of flow analytics
Use flow information from physical devices in security planning
Generate virtual machine path topologies between entities using flows
Extract useful information from path topologies
Validate NSX-T and NSX for vSphere deployments
Monitor and troubleshoot NSX-T events
Operations and Troubleshooting Common Issues
Perform vRealize Network Insight operations by using VMware vSphere® tags
Use the flow analytics dashboards to perform flow analysis
Set and configure thresholds to identify aberrations in the behavior of entities
Use vRealize Network Insight tools to troubleshoot common problems
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.
How can someone reach me during class?
If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.
What languages are used to deliver training?
Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.
What does GTR stand for?
GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.
Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.
Does ExitCertified deliver group training?
Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.
What does vendor-authorized training mean?
As a vendor-authorized training partner, we offer a curriculum that our partners have vetted. We use the same course materials and facilitate the same labs as our vendor-delivered training. These courses are considered the gold standard and, as such, are priced accordingly.
Is the training too basic, or will you go deep into technology?
It depends on your requirements, your role in your company, and your depth of knowledge. The good news about many of our learning paths, you can start from the fundamentals to highly specialized training.
How up-to-date are your courses and support materials?
We continuously work with our vendors to evaluate and refresh course material to reflect the latest training courses and best practices.
Are your instructors seasoned trainers who have deep knowledge of the training topic?
ExitCertified instructors have an average of 27 years of practical IT experience. They have also served as consultants for an average of 15 years. To stay up to date, instructors will at least spend 25 percent of their time learning new emerging technologies and courses.
Do you provide hands-on training and exercises in an actual lab environment?
Lab access is dependent on the vendor and the type of training you sign up for. However, many of our top vendors will provide lab access to students to test and practice. The course description will specify lab access.
Will you customize the training for our company’s specific needs and goals?
We will work with you to identify training needs and areas of growth. We offer a variety of training methods, such as private group training, on-site of your choice, and virtually. We provide courses and certifications that are aligned with your business goals.
How do I get started with certification?
Getting started on a certification pathway depends on your goals and the vendor you choose to get certified in. Many vendors offer entry-level IT certification to advanced IT certification that can boost your career. To get access to certification vouchers and discounts, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Will I get access to content after I complete a course?
You will get access to the PDF of course books and guides, but access to the recording and slides will depend on the vendor and type of training you receive.
It is very good and very simple instructions. almost to much hand holding.
Some Labs are very good but some steps it ask to update but its already updated, but overall its very good training.
They were very good. They made sure everyone was able to get into the training and got all of the material needed for class.
The labs and course material gave me valuable insights into cloud security architecture
Provided good amount of material and a great instructor to teach the material.