VMware NSX: Micro-Segmentation [V6.3]

Course Details
Code EDU-NSXMS63
Tuition (USD): $2,550.00 • Classroom (3 days)
$2,550.00 • Virtual (3 days)

In this intensive three-day course, you will explore the security-focused features of VMware NSX® 6.3, including the distributed firewall and the Service Composer, to help drive your microsegmentation deployment to success.

Skills Gained

  • Describe the software-defined data center
  • Explain the NSX components and their function in the infrastructure
  • Deploy NSX for microsegmentation
  • Describe the distributed firewall architecture
  • Configure and manage NSX with VMware vSphere® Web Client
  • Configure distributed firewall policies
  • Use the Service Composer to automate security policy application
  • Understand partner integration workflows
  • Troubleshoot the distributed firewall from the VMware ESXi™ command-line interface (CLI)
  • Troubleshoot the distributed firewall from the NSX central CLI

Who Can Benefit

Experienced system administrators, network administrators, and engineers or system integrators responsible for implementing security policy in the software-defined data center

Prerequisites

You should understand security concepts.

Course Details

Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
  • Describe the content of this course
  • Familiarize yourself with the benefits of the VMware Education Learning Zone
  • Identify additional resources

NSX and the Software-Defined Data Center

  • Describe the software-defined data center
  • Understand the differences in security approach between the traditional data center and the software-defined data center

Management Plane Components

  • Understand the management, control, and data planes
  • Describe VMware NSX® Manager™
  • Describe the NSX infrastructure and component communications
  • Install NSX components for host preparation
  • Troubleshoot host preparation problems
  • Introduce the NSX central CLI

Data Plane Components

  • Describe the distributed firewall components and explain how they communicate with each other
  • Validate proper functioning of data plane components through the ESXi CLI
  • Validate proper functioning of data plane components through the NSX central CLI

NSX Edge Firewall

  • Describe the NSX Edge firewall
  • Explain how the distributed firewall and NSX Edge firewall rules are managed by NSX Manager
  • Validate and troubleshoot the NSX Edge firewall through the NSX Edge CLI

NSX Distributed Firewall

  • Describe the NSX distributed firewall
  • Explain how NSX service chaining dynamically responds to changing security conditions
  • Explain how the distributed firewall, the filtering module, and traffic redirection modules work together
  • Use the ESXi CLI to troubleshoot the distributed firewall
  • Use the NSX central CLI to troubleshoot the distributed firewall

NSX Service Composer

  • Describe the Service Composer
  • Describe the Service Composer architecture
  • Explain how NSX service chaining dynamically responds to changing security conditions
  • Use the Service Composer to create dynamic security policy

NSX Identity-Based Firewalling

  • Describe the identity-aware firewall
  • Configure the NSX identity-based firewall

NSX Partner Integration Solutions

  • Explain the architecture of Guest Introspection with third-party devices
  • Explain how the distributed firewall, the filtering module, and traffic redirection modules work together
Course Details
Code EDU-NSXMS63
Tuition (USD): $2,550.00 • Classroom (3 days)
$2,550.00 • Virtual (3 days)