VMware NSX-T Data Center: Design [V3.0]

Duration: 5 Days (40 Hours)

VMware NSX-T Data Center: Design [V3.0] Course Overview:

This course offers comprehensive education on considerations and best practices for designing a VMware NSX-T™ Data Center environment as part of a software-defined data center strategy. It prepares participants with the necessary skills to lead and design NSX-T Data Center implementations based on the NSX-T Data Center 3.0 release. The course covers design principles, processes, and frameworks involved in designing NSX-T Data Center solutions.

By participating in this course, you will gain a deeper understanding of the NSX-T Data Center architecture and learn how to leverage it effectively to create solutions that address your customers’ specific business needs. Through practical examples and hands-on exercises, you will develop the knowledge and skills required to design and implement NSX-T Data Center environments successfully.

Enhance your expertise in designing NSX-T Data Center solutions and learn how to align them with your customers’ requirements. Enroll in this course to gain valuable insights and practical knowledge that will enable you to design robust and effective NSX-T Data Center environments.


  • Network and Security architects
  • Network and Security consultants
  • Anyone who design the enterprise and data center networks and NSX environments
  • Upon completion of this course, you will be able to accomplish:
  • Understanding and applying a design to the framework
  • To apply a design process for gathering requirements, constraints, assumptions, and risks
  • Knowing to analyze existing physical networking and security components, processes, and operations
  • Designing requirements of a VMware vSphere® virtual data center to support NSX-T Data Center
  • To design a physical network for supporting the network virtualization in a software defined data center
  • Knowing to design logical network services
  • Knowing to design logical security services
  • To design a data center rack solution to support scalability and high availability
  • Knowing to analyze alternative design choices for risk mitigation
  • To understand the design and support for NSX-T Data Center infrastructure

 Course Introduction
  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
  • Describe the principles of design
  • Describe the design process and frameworks
  • Explain VMware Validated Design and its importance
  • Explain the NSX-T Data Center and Virtual Cloud Network
  • Describe the NSX-T Data Center architecture and use cases
  • List the NSX-T Management cluster design considerations
  • Explain physical infrastructure design considerations
  • Explain virtual infrastructure design considerations
  • List the collapsed management and VMware NSX® Edge™ resources design considerations
  • Explain dedicated management and NSX Edge resources design
  • Explain the VMware NSX-T™ logical switching design concepts
  • Describe the traffic flooding concepts
  • List NSX Edge VM design considerations
  • Explain NSX Edge BareMetal design considerations
  • Describe NSX Edge cluster design
  • Explain Bridge design considerations
  • Explain logical router components
  • Describe multitier routing
  • Explain IPv6 addressing and routing design concepts
  • Multi-compute workload domain design considerations
  • Explain High Availability and Router Placement
  • L3 Multicast design considerations
  • Describe VRF Lite and EVPN
  • Explain the functionality and considerations of using NAT, Proxy ARP, DHCP, and metadata proxy
  • Describe the load balancer design considerations
  • Explain the VPN design considerations
  • Explain the Distributed Firewall design concepts
  • Explain the Identity Firewall design concepts
  • Explain the Gateway Firewall design concepts
  • Describe the security policy methodology
  • Explain the Federation functionality
  • Explain the design concepts for Federation components
  • Describe the design involved for Federation networking
  • Review Federation design considerations
  • Understand the integration between NSX-T Data Center and vSphere with VMware Tanzu™
  • Describe how NSX-T Data Center provides networking, load balancing, and security in vSphere for VMware Tanzu
  • Describe VMware Tanzu™ Kubernetes Grid™ Service
  • Understand Tanzu Kubernetes Grid™ cluster networking and load balancing capabilities
  • VMware NSX-T Data Center: Install, Configure, Manage [V3.0]

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  • Team building
  • Immediate application

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  • Practice Labs.
  • Get Trained by Certified Trainers.
  • Access to the recordings of your class sessions for 90 days.
  • Digital courseware
  • Experience 24*7 learner support.

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