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VMNSXTDCD24 - VMware NSX-T Data Center: Design v2.4


Duration: 5 days
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 NSX-T Data Center design offered in the NSX-T Data Center 2.4 release, including design principles, processes, and frameworks. The student gains a deeper understanding of NSX-T Data Center architecture and how this can be leveraged to create solutions to address the customer’s business needs.
Product Alignment
• NSX-T Data Center 2.4


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 the operational readiness of an organization and perform a skills gap analysis
• Analyze alternative design choices for risk mitigation
• Understand the design and support for NSX-T Data Center infrastructure in a cloud implementation


Experienced system administrators or network administrators


1 Course Introduction
• Introductions and logistics
• Review course objectives
2 Basic Design Concepts
• Process and principles of design
• Understand the design process and frameworks
• Understand VVD and its importance
3 NSX-T Data Center Architecture and Components
• NSX-T Data Center introduction and architecture
• NSX-T Management Cluster
• NSX-T use cases
4 NSX-T Data Center Design Considerations
• Physical infrastructure design
• Virtual infrastructure design
• Collapsed management and Edge resources design
• Dedicated management and Edge resources design
• Bridge design considerations
5 Logical Switching Design
• NSX-T logical switching
• Traffic flooding
6 NSX-T Data Center Edge Design
• Edge VM design
• Edge BareMetal design
• Edge cluster design
7 Logical Routing Design
• Logical router components
• Multi-tier routing
• IPv6 addressing and routing
• Multicompute workload domain design consideration
• High availability and router placement
8 NSX-T Data Center Network Services
• NAT, Proxy ARP, DHCP, and metadata proxy
• Load balancer
9 NSX-T Data Center Security Design
• NSX-T Data Center distributed firewall
• NSX-T Data Center distributed firewall
• NSX-T Data Center gateway firewall
• Security policy methodology
10 NSX-T Data Center Multisite Design
• Multisite capabilities
• Deployment for Multisite Lite
• Multisite Lite failover procedure
• Multisite Lite DR requirements
• Integration with Cloud Provider
11 NSX-T Data Center and Containers
• NSX-T Design with PKS and PAS introduction
• NSX-T Design with VCF and containers


• Good understanding of TCP/IP services
• Working experience with enterprise switching and routing
• Good understanding of network security and working experience with firewalls
It is recommended that you attend the following course:
• VMware NSX-T Data Center: Install, Configure, Manage[V2.x]


This course is not associated with any Certification.


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