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This fast-paced five-day course provides extensive training on how to install, configure, and manage a VMware NSX-T™ Data Center environment. This course lets you know key NSX-T Data Center features and functionality offered in the NSX-T Data Center 2.4 release, including the overall infrastructure, logical routers, logical segments, networking and security services, micro-segmentation and firewalls, and so on.

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


  • Explain VMware Virtual Cloud Network and the NSX-T Data Center architecture
  • Explain NSX-T Data Center components and main functions
  • Describe the NSX-T Data Center key features and benefits
  • Successfully deploy and configure NSX-T Data Center infrastructure
  • Successfully Configure layer 2 logical segmenting and bridging
  • Describe tiered routing architecture and configure logical routers
  • Effectively Configure advanced services such as VPN and load balancing
  • Describe the NSX-T Data Center security model with micro-segmentation
  • Successfully Configure distributed and edge firewall to protect east-west and north-south traffic
  • Demonstrate advanced security enforcement with partner service insertion
  • Collect relevant information and execute basic troubleshooting
  • Experienced system administrators
  • Network administrators
  • Knowledge on TCP/IP services
  • Practical experience of enterprise switching and routing
  • Knowledge on network security and working experience with firewalls
  • Good understanding of concepts presented in the following courses:
    • VMware Data Center Virtualization Fundamentals
    • VMware Introduction to Network Virtualization with NSX
    •  VMware Network Virtualization Fundamentals
1 NSX-T Data Center Introduction
• Introductions and course logistics
• Overview of modules and course objectives

2 VMware Virtual Cloud Network and NSX-T Data Center Overview
• Introduce VMware’s Virtual Cloud Network vision
• Describe VMware NSX-T Data Center portfolio
• Describe NSX-T Data Center value proposition and use cases
• Introduce Software-Defined Networking and VMware vSphere®
• Describe NSX-T Data Center architecture and components
• Explain the management, control, data, and consumption planes and functions
• Introduce Converged Appliance

3 NSX-T Data Center Infrastructure Deployment
• Deploy the Converged Appliance cluster
• Navigate through the Policy Manager user interface
• Prepare for the NSX-T Data Center infrastructure deployment
• Configure N-VDS, Transport Zones, IP pools, and uplink profiles
• Prepare ESXi and KVM hosts for NSX-T Data Center
• Verify host deployment status and connectivity

4 NSX-T Data Center Logical Segment
• Introduce logical segment key concepts and terminology
• Explain N-VDS function and characteristics
• Configure logical segments using the Policy Manager GUI
• Attach VMware ESXiTM and KVM hosts to logical segments
• Verify layer 2 connectivity
• Describe various types of segment profiles
• Create segment profiles and apply them to logical segments and ports
• Explain MAC, ARP, and TEP tables used in layer 2 logical segmentation
• Demonstrate Layer 2 unicast packet flow
• Handle layer 2 BUM traffic

5 NSX-T Data Center Logical Bridging
• Explain the function and purpose of logical bridging
• Describe the components of logical bridging
• Create logical bridges and bridge profiles

6 NSX-T Data Center Logical Routing
• Introduce the tiered routing architecture
• Explain the functions of Tier-0 and Tier-1 routers
• Describe the logical router components: Service Router and Distributed Router
• Discuss VMware NSX® EdgeTM node deployment and sizing options
• Deploy NSX Edge nodes and Edge Cluster
• Configure Tier-0 and Tier-1 logical routers
• Discuss routing topologies and configure services on routers
• Configure static routing, BGP, and ECMP
• Describe NSX Edge high availability (HA)
• Explain HA failure detection and failback modes

7 NSX-T Data Center Advanced Services
• Describe NSX-T Data Center services
• Explain the Network Address Translation (NAT) service
• Explain the DNS and DHCP services
• Explain the load-balancing features and rules
• Describe the load-balancing benefits
• Configure L4-7 load balancing
• Introduce the IPSec VPN and L2 VPN concepts
• Configure IPSec VPN and L2 VPN using Policy Manager

8 NSX-T Data Center Security
• Introduce the NSX-T Data Center security approach and model
• Explain the use cases and benefits of micro-segmentation
• Describe the distributed firewall architecture, components, and functions
• Create distributed firewall sections and rules
• Describe the edge firewall architecture and functions
• Configure edge firewall sections and rules
• Introduce bridge firewall
• Describe the service insertion feature
• Explain the integration of partner security solutions with NSX-T Data Center
• Configure Endpoint Protection policies
• Configure Network Introspection policies

9 User and Role Management
• Describe role-based Access Control and VMware Identity Manager™
• Explain the integration of NSX-T Data Center
• with VMware Identity Manager
• Explain authentication policies
• Identify the various types of permissions
• Describe the VMware Identity Manager built-in roles
• Explain VMware Identity Manager domains and user attributes

10 NSX-T Data Center Basic Troubleshooting
• Troubleshooting methodology for troubleshooting L2, L3, and service issues
• Introduce various troubleshooting tools
• Collect local and remote log files
• Monitor the NSX-T Data Center environment


  • Network Administrator
  • System Administrators

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  • If I have a VCA level certification, do I still have to take the required course for the VCP level ?
  • How do I redeem VMware Training and Consulting Credits?
  • What are the class room timings?
  • How does a live-online class differ from a standard classroom delivery?
  • When and where can I write exam? What is validity of exam voucher?
  • Who would be the trainer?
  • What do I get as part of training and is the training practical?
  • How do I pay?
  • What are your cancellation & refund policy?

Yes. VCA certification does not count towards the VCP requirements. You will still need to complete a qualifying course and pass the relevant exam(s).

VMware Consulting and Training Credits are pre-paid services dollars which can be redeemed for any combination of VMware packaged consulting, custom consulting or training. Credits provide customers with the flexibility to allocate budget for services and use the services when needed. To redeem credits for education classes, follow the standard registration process. When the payment question comes up, select pay with PSO credits. More information will be provided by contacting our representative.

Class timings are 9:30 am to 5:30 pm(IST)

Our live online classes are conducted in the same manner as our classroom classes, using the same manuals and lab equipment. Just as in our classroom classes, each online student is assigned a set of remote lab equipment including an ESXi host and various pre-configured Virtual machines, as the specific class they are attending requires. The students connect to the lab environment using Microsoft’s Remote Display Protocol (RDP) in order to perform the lab exercises. The vast majority of our online students find the class experience equivalent to or better than a classroom delivered class.

Exams can be taken in any PearsonVUE centres in India. Validity is 1 year from date of purchase.

All our trainers are VMware Certified Instructors. Our representatives will share the trainer profile once you start interacting with them.

Class will be 50:50 mixture of theory and practical. You will get class id, labs soft copy of courseware and participation certificate from VMware.

We accept all modes of payment. If you are being nominated by your organization, your organization need to release PO before the course start date. If you are an individual you can pay through credit / debit cards, online transfer (RTGS/NEFT) to our account 7 days prior to the course start date

  • In a highly unlikely event of cancellation of batch from our end, we shall refund 100% that is paid by you. If client choose to cancel for any reasons, below is the terms
  • If you cancel or reschedule your registration 5 or more calendar days before the scheduled start date of the class – No cancellation charges
  • If you cancel or reschedule your registration less than 5 calendar days before the scheduled start date of the class – cancellation charges 100% of the course fee
  • If you do not show up for the event, or cancel on the day of the event - cancellation charges 100% of the course fee

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