NSX Microsegmentation

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Course Audience

Experienced system administrators, network administrators, and engineers or system integrators responsible for implementing security policy in the software-defined data center


Course Prerequisites

You should understand security concepts.


Course Objective

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

  • Describe the software-defined data center
  • Explain the NSX components and their function in the infrastructure
  • Deploy NSX for microsegmentation
  • Describe the distributed firewall architecture
  • Configure and manage NSX with VMware vSphere® Web Client
  • Configure distributed firewall policies
  • Use the Service Composer to automate security policy application
  • Understand partner integration workflows
  • Troubleshoot the distributed firewall from the VMware ESXi™ command-line interface (CLI)
  • Troubleshoot the distributed firewall from the NSX central CLI

Course Content

Course Introduction
  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
  • Describe the content of this course
  • Familiarize yourself with the benefits of the VMware Education Learning Zone
  • Identify additional resources
NSX and the Software-Defined Data Center
  • Describe the software-defined data center
  • Understand the differences in security approach between the traditional data center and the software-defined data center
Management Plane Components
  • Understand the management, control, and data planes
  • Describe VMware NSX® Manager™
  • Describe the NSX infrastructure and component communications
  • Install NSX components for host preparation
  • Troubleshoot host preparation problems
  • Introduce the NSX central CLI
Data Plane Components
  • Describe the distributed firewall components and explain how they communicate with each other
  • Validate proper functioning of data plane components through the ESXi CLI
  • Validate proper functioning of data plane components through the NSX central CLI
NSX Edge Firewall
  • Describe the NSX Edge firewall
  • Explain how the distributed firewall and NSX Edge firewall rules are managed by NSX Manager
  • Validate and troubleshoot the NSX Edge firewall through the NSX Edge CLI
NSX Distributed Firewall
  • Describe the NSX distributed firewall
  • Explain how NSX service chaining dynamically responds to changing security conditions
  • Explain how the distributed firewall, the filtering module, and traffic redirection modules work together
  • Use the ESXi CLI to troubleshoot the distributed firewall
  • Use the NSX central CLI to troubleshoot the distributed firewall
NSX Service Composer
  • Describe the Service Composer
  • Describe the Service Composer architecture
  • Explain how NSX service chaining dynamically responds to changing security conditions
  • Use the Service Composer to create dynamic security policy
NSX Identity-Based Firewalling
  • Describe the identity-aware firewall
  • Configure the NSX identity-based firewall
NSX Partner Integration Solutions
  • Explain the architecture of Guest Introspection with third-party devices
  • Explain how the distributed firewall, the filtering module, and traffic redirection modules work together

Lab Exercises

  • Lab 1: Reviewing the NSX Configuration
  • Lab 2: Infrastructure Troubleshooting Scenario
  • Lab 3: Verifying the Readiness of the NSX Infrastructure
  • Lab 4: Infrastructure Troubleshooting Scenario
  • Lab 5: Using NSX Edge Firewall Rules to Control Network Traffic
  • Lab 6: Using the NSX Distributed Firewall Rules to Control Network Traffic
  • Lab 7: Validating the NSX Distributed Firewall Configuration
  • Lab 8: Understanding the Distributed Firewall Data Path
  • Lab 9: Logical Firewall Troubleshooting Scenario
  • Lab 10: Using NSX Service Composer
  • Lab 11: Hughes Data Consulting
  • Lab 12: Configuring an Identity-Aware Firewall
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