Clear and Simple VMware NSX 6.2 and vSphere Virtual Networks

Video description

Want to learn about NSX? Whether you are an absolute beginner or a CCIE, this is the course for you! Prep for VCP6-NV

About This Video

  • Learn to create and manage Virtual Machines (VM) and vApps
  • Learn to create vSphere standard and distributed switches

In Detail

VMware NSX is the most disruptive network technology in recent memory. Demand for employees who understand NSX will continue to grow as the product reaches maturity. This course is designed to help you understand all of the concepts behind NSX. We'll start at the very beginning, and learn basic networking. If you are a vSphere Administrator with a limited networking background, this will be a huge help. We'll then learn about the networking tools included with vSphere Enterprise Plus, including the Standard and Distributed virtual switches. Basic concepts such as port groups and VMkernel ports will be explained in a clear and simple manner. We'll also look deeper into the feature set, covering topics such as private VLANs, port mirroring, and network I/O control.

NSX will be covered in a few different sections. First we'll learn the basics about NSX objects, and differentiate between management, control, and data planes. From there we'll delve deeply into switching and routing functions within NSX. We'll also cover security, and how NSX can provide microsegmentation. We explain how Service Composer can be used to provide third-party integration. And we'll look at Cross-vCenter NSX, which was released with NSX 6.2. This course will also help you prepare for the VMware VCP6-NV exam. In order to take the VCP6-NV exam you will need to complete some course requirements from VMware as well. Be sure to check those out as you prepare to get certified. This course will also help you prepare for the VMware vSphere 6.5 Foundations exam. We can also provide Lab Rentals with manuals that you can use as a companion to this course.

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Table of contents

  1. Chapter 1 : Introduction
    1. Introduction 00:01:24
  2. Chapter 2 : Networking Fundamentals
    1. The OSI Model 00:14:20
    2. Ethernet Basics 00:09:39
    3. MTU 00:05:27
    4. Layer 2 Broadcast Traffic 00:04:19
    5. Spanning Tree Protocol 00:05:33
    6. IP Network Basics 00:13:06
    7. ARP 00:04:12
  3. Chapter 3 : vSphere Virtual Networking
    1. Virtual Networking 00:07:22
    2. vSphere Standard Switches 00:19:07
    3. vSphere Distributed Switches 00:13:44
    4. Virtual Switch Features 00:15:44
  4. Chapter 4 : NSX Fundamentals
    1. Introduction to NSX 00:15:27
    2. VXLAN and VTEPs 00:15:57
    3. VTEPs and NIC Teaming 00:05:52
    4. NSX Logical Switch Fundamentals 00:14:29
    5. Transport Zones 00:03:55
    6. NSX Controller Cluster 00:13:16
    7. NSX Controller Cluster Part 2 00:10:06
    8. NSX Controller Cluster Slicing 00:07:43
    9. Replication Modes 00:16:30
    10. The impact of VXLAN on network scalability 00:05:21
  5. Chapter 5 : NSX Routing Concepts
    1. Distributed Logical Router 00:10:08
    2. Quality of Service 00:05:49
    3. Layer 2 Bridging 00:13:13
  6. Chapter 6 : Dynamic Routing
    1. Static vs. Dynamic Routing 00:07:36
    2. NSX Edge Fundamentals 00:11:00
    3. Dynamic Routing with NSX 00:16:43
    4. NSX Edge ECMP 00:08:08
    5. NSX Edge High Availability 00:17:04
    6. Cluster Options 00:05:36
  7. Chapter 7 : NSX Edge
    1. Layer 2 VPN 00:06:57
    2. IPSEC VPN 00:05:35
    3. SSL VPN-Plus 00:04:06
    4. NAT 00:08:36
    5. Load Balancing 00:10:58
  8. Chapter 8 : Security
    1. NSX Firewall Services 00:10:49
    2. Service Composer 00:09:47
    3. Service Composer and Third Party Inegration 00:08:18
  9. Chapter 9 : Cross-vCenter NSX
    1. Cross-vCenter NSX Fundamentals 00:11:53
    2. Cross-vCenter NSX Architecture 00:17:21

Product information

  • Title: Clear and Simple VMware NSX 6.2 and vSphere Virtual Networks
  • Author(s): Rick Crisci
  • Release date: December 2018
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781789952995