VMware NSX-T Data Center: Multi-Site Deployments with Federation

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Course Overview

This three-day, hands-on training course provides you with the knowledge and skills to achieve competency in deploying, configuring, and managing the VMware NSX-TTM Data Center Federation. This course first introduces you to the architecture of the NSX-T Data Center Federation and then covers all features and functionality offered in the Federation, including the deployment of logical switching, logical routing, and security policies across multiple sites. Finally, the course describes various disaster recovery scenarios for the Federation.

Who Should Attend

Network administrators, IT managers, VMware partners, and individuals responsible for implementing and managing the NSX-T Data Center Federation.

Course Objectives

    • Describe the Federation architecture and use cases
    • Deploy and configure Global Managers and sites
    • Import network components from the Local Manager to a Global Manager
    • Describe different topologies and deployment methods
    • Describe layer 2 connectivity
    • Describe East-West routing
    • Describe North-South routing
    • Configure security regions, groups, and rules
    • Describe various Disaster Recovery scenarios

Course Outline

Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

Introduction to Federation

  • Describe the Federation and its use cases
  • Explain the Federation architecture
  • Describe the Federation components
  • Deploy and register active/standby Global Managers and sites
  • Import network components from a Local Manager to the Global Manager

Federation Deployment and Topologies

  • Explain different supported and non-supported topologies for the Federation
  • Describe different deployment methods for the Federation
  • Create and configure Remote Tunnel Endpoints (RTEs)

Configuring Federation Switching and Routing

  • Understand the prerequisites to configure stretched segments, Tier-1, and Tier-0 gateways
  • Configure stretched Tier-1 gateways
  • Configure stretched segments
  • Configure stretched Tier-0 uplinks
  • Configure stretched Tier-0 gateways

Federation Packet Walks

  • Describe layer 2 connectivity and MAC learning
  • Describe East-West packet walkthrough
  • Describe South-North packet walkthrough

Federation Security

  • Describe Federation security
  • Explain different configuration workflows for Federation security
  • Define Federation security components
  • Configure security groups, policies, and rules from the Global Manager
  • Discuss examples of groups in different spans
  • Discuss global rule realization examples

High Availability and Disaster Recovery

  • Describe high availability leading practices in the Federation
  • Describe failure and disaster recovery scenarios for the Federation

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Class Dates & Times

Class times are listed Mountain time

This is a 3-day class

Price: $2,775.00

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Register 07/08/2024 8:00AM - 4:00PM Online VILT
Register 09/04/2024 8:00AM - 4:00PM Online VILT
Register 11/13/2024 8:00AM - 4:00PM Online VILT