Chapter 16. Security Services

This chapter covers all or part of the following VCP6-NV exam blueprint topics:

Image Objective 7.3—Configure and Manage Service Composer

The previous chapter covered the distributed logical firewall and how it provides Layer 2, Layer 3, and Layer 4 security. NSX also provides the capability to enforce security at Layer 7 (application layer), and provide IDS and IPS, antivirus, and malware protection. All these are done outside the context of the network, just like the distributed logical firewall. NSX provides some of these security services natively, but others can be provided by integrating with VMware’s technological ...

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