VMware NSX-T Data Center: Design [v3.0]

This five-day course provides comprehensive training on considerations and practices to design a VMware NSX-T™ Data Center environment as part of a software-defined data center strategy. This course prepares the student with the skills to lead the design of NSX-T Data Center offered in the NSX-T Data Center 3.0 release, including design principles, processes, and frameworks. The student gains a deeper understanding of NSX-T Data Center architecture and how it can be leveraged to create solutions to address the customer’s business needs.

COD: NSXTD3CATEGORIE: NSX, VMwareTAG: Design, NSX, NSX-T, v3.0, vCenter, Virtualization, VMware


Intended Audience

  • Network and security architects and consultants who design the enterprise and data center networks and NSX environments


Before taking this course, you should have completed the following course:

  • VMware NSX-T Data Center: Install, Configure, Manage [V3.0]

You should also have the understanding or knowledge of these technologies:

  • Good understanding of TCP/IP services and protocols
  • Knowledge and working experience of computer networking, including:
    • Switching and routing technologies (L2-L3)
    • Network and application delivery services (L4-L7)
    • Knowledge and working experience with VMware vSphere environments and KVM-based environments

The VMware Certified Professional – Network Virtualization (2020) certification is recommended.


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

  • Understand and apply a design framework
  • Apply a design process for gathering requirements, constraints, assumptions, and risks
  • Analyze existing physical networking and security components, processes, and operations
  • Design a VMware vSphere® virtual data center to support NSX-T Data Center requirements
  • Design a physical network to support network virtualization in a software-defined data center
  • Design logical network services
  • Design logical security services
  • Design a data center rack solution to support scalability and high availability
  • Analyze alternative design choices for risk mitigation
  • Understand the design and support for NSX-T Data Center infrastructure in a multi data center infrastructure


1 Course Introduction
• Introductions and course logistics
• Course objectives

2 Basic Design Concepts
• Describe the principles of design
• Describe the design process and frameworks
• Explain VMware Validated Design and its importance

3 NSX-T Data Center Architecture and Components
• Explain the NSX-T Data Center and Virtual Cloud Network
• Describe the NSX-T Data Center architecture and use cases
• List the NSX-T Management cluster design considerations

4 NSX-T Data Center Design Considerations
• Explain physical infrastructure design considerations
• Explain virtual infrastructure design considerations
• List the collapsed management and VMware NSX® Edge™ resources design considerations
• Explain dedicated management and NSX Edge resources design

5 Logical Switching Design
• Explain the VMware NSX-T™ logical switching design concepts
• Describe the traffic flooding concepts

6 NSX-T Data Center Edge Design
• List NSX Edge VM design considerations
• Explain NSX Edge BareMetal design considerations
• Describe NSX Edge cluster design
• Explain Bridge design considerations

7 Logical Routing Design
• Explain logical router components
• Describe multitier routing
• Explain IPv6 addressing and routing design concepts
• Multi-compute workload domain design considerations

8 NSX-T Data Center Advanced Routing Design
• Explain High Availability and Router Placement
• L3 Multicast design considerations
• Describe VRF Lite and EVPN

9 NSX-T Data Center Network Design
• Explain the functionality and considerations of using NAT, Proxy ARP, DHCP, and metadata proxy
• Describe the load balancer design considerations
• Explain the VPN design considerations

10 NSX-T Data Center Security Design
• Explain the Distributed Firewall design concepts
• Explain the Identity Firewall design concepts
• Explain the Gateway Firewall design concepts
• Describe the security policy methodology

11 NSX-T Data Center Federation Design
• Explain the Federation functionality
• Explain the design concepts for Federation components
• Describe the design involved for Federation networking
• Review Federation design considerations

12 NSX-T Data Center and Containers
• Understand the integration between NSX-T Data Center and vSphere with VMware Tanzu™
• Describe how NSX-T Data Center provides networking, load balancing, and security in vSphere for VMware Tanzu
• Describe VMware Tanzu™ Kubernetes Grid™ Service
• Understand Tanzu Kubernetes Grid™ cluster networking and load balancing capabilities

Informazioni aggiuntive


5 giorni


Flex, in Aula, On Site, Remoto

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