Exploring Networking, Security, and AWS Integrations

This chapter is dedicated to the networking and security aspects of VMware NSX architecture in VMware Cloud on AWS, including the firewall architecture, a Compute Gateway (CGW), a Management Gateway (MGW), understanding the concept of micro-segmentation, IPS/IDS, a Layer 7 firewall, and native AWS integration architectures through VMware Managed Transit Gateway (vTGW).

The chapter will cover the following topics:

  • Exploring VMware NSX
  • VMware Cloud on AWS networking architectures
  • VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC connectivity to the AWS cloud
  • VMware NSX and AWS security architecture and capabilities
  • VMware NSX micro-segmentation
  • Discovering the NSX advanced security add-on

Exploring VMware NSX

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