Design [V2.4]

Session Detail:    Classroom, Virtual 5 Day

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.


  • 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]

Who Can Benefit

  • Experienced system administrators or network administrators

Session Outline

Class Outline

Module 1: Course Introduction

  • Lesson 1: Introductions and logistics
  • Lesson 2: Review course objectives

Module 2: NSX-T Architecture and Components

  • Lesson 1: NSX-T Data Center introduction and architecture
  • Lesson 2: NSX-T Management Cluster
  • Lesson 3: NSX-T use cases

Module 3: Basic Design Concepts

  • Lesson 1: Process and principles of design
  • Lesson 2: Understand the design process and frameworks
  • Lesson 3: Understand VVD and its importance

Module 4: NSX-T Data Center Design Considerations

  • Lesson 1: Physical infrastructure design
  • Lesson 2: Virtual infrastructure design

Module 5: Logical Switching Design

  • Lesson 1: NSX-T logical switching
  • Lesson 2: Traffic flooding

Module 6: NSX-T Edge Design

  • Lesson 1: Edge VM design
  • Lesson 2: Edge BareMetal design
  • Lesson 3: Edge cluster design

Module 7: Logical Routing Design

  • Lesson 1: Logical router components
  • Lesson 2: Multi-tier routing
  • Lesson 3: Static and dynamic routing
  • Lesson 4: ECMP
  • Lesson 5: High availability and router placement

Module 8: NSX-T Network Services

  • Lesson 1: NAT, DNS, and DHCP
  • Lesson 2: Load balancer
  • Lesson 3: VPN

Module 9: NSX-T Security Design

  • Lesson 1: NSX-T security use cases
  • Lesson 2: NSX-T distributed firewall
  • Lesson 3: NSX-T gateway firewall
  • Lesson 4: Security policy methodology

Module 10: Hosts Cluster and Domain Design

  • Lesson 1: Compute host cluster design (ESXi/KVM)
  • Lesson 2: Edge host cluster design
  • Lesson 3: Multi-Compute workload domain design consideration
  • Lesson 4: Collapsed management and Edge resources design
  • Lesson 5: Dedicated management and Edge resources design
  • Lesson 6: Enterprise ESXi-based design
  • Lesson 7: Enterprise KVM-based design

Module 11: NSX-T Multisite and Cloud Introduction Design

  • Lesson 1: Multisite capabilities
  • Lesson 2: Deployment for Multisite Lite
  • Lesson 3: Multisite Lite failover procedure
  • Lesson 4: Multisite Lite DR requirements
  • Lesson 5: HCX
  • Lesson 6: Integration with Cloud Provider

Module 12: NSX-T and Containers

  • Lesson 1: NSX-T Design with PKS and PAS introduction
  • Lesson 2: NSX-T Design with VCF and containers

Module 13: Design Lab and Project

  • Lesson 1: Use case design lab and presentation

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Design [V2.4]

5 Day
Classroom, Virtual


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