VMware NSX - Troubleshooting and Operations (VMNSXTO)

This five-day hands-on training course provides you with the advanced knowledge, skills, and tools to achieve competence in operating and troubleshooting the VMware NSX environment. In this course, you will be presented with various types of technical problems.

You will learn how to identify the problems and solve them through a systematic process. You will also learn about several operational, management, and troubleshooting tools.

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

  • Establish and apply a structured troubleshooting approach and methodology
  • Troubleshoot VMware NSX infrastructure and component issues
  • Troubleshoot physical and logical networking issues involving switching and routing
  • Troubleshoot advanced edge services
  • Troubleshoot network security issues
  • Use relevant tools to monitor, operate, and troubleshoot VMware NSX deployments


  • Understanding of layer 2-3 networking protocols, and switching and routing methodology
  • Understanding of layer 4-7 network services
  • Experience working with vSphere
  • Understanding of the concepts presented in the VMware NSX: Install, Configure, Manage (VMNSXICM) course.

För att alltid hålla en hög kvalitet på våra teknikkurser använder vi både engelsk- och svensktalande experter som kursledare.


Network professionals who work with enterprise networks and VMware Sphere®.

Product Alignment

  • VMware NSX 6.2
  • VMware vRealize® Log Insight™ 3.0
  • VMware vRealize® Network Insight™ 3.0


Course Introduction

    • Introduction and course logistics
    • Course objectives
    • Resources and references
    • Learning paths and certifications

Troubleshooting Methodology

    • Develop a structured troubleshooting approach
    • Differentiate between symptoms and root causes
    • Identify and isolate problems residing in various areas
    • Apply an appropriate methodology and procedure to troubleshooting

Troubleshooting and Operating NSX Infrastructure

    • Describe the NSX infrastructure and component communications
    • Discuss common VMware NSX® Controller™ deployment problems
    • Install NSX components for host preparation
    • Troubleshoot host preparation problems
    • Troubleshoot management and control plane synchronization problems
    • Introduce the NSX central CLI

Troubleshooting and Operating NSX Logical Switches

    • Describe the VXLAN architecture
    • Create logical switches
    • Troubleshoot the logical switch control plane and the data plane
    • Use the central CLI to troubleshoot logical switch problems

Troubleshooting and Operating NSX Logical Routers

    • Describe the NSX logical routing architecture
    • Understand logical routing prerequisites
    • Understand the VMware NSX® Manager™ plug-in for VMware NSX® Edge™
    • Gather logical routing information for operations and troubleshooting
    • Explain the logical routing subsystem
    • Use the CLI to troubleshoot problems related to the controller and the control VM
    • Troubleshoot routing subsystem component failures
    • Use tools such as logs and packet capture to identify and solve routing problems

Troubleshooting and Operating NSX Security Services

    • Discuss the NSX distributed firewall components and communication channels
    • Validate and troubleshoot distributed firewall configurations
    • Understand the SpoofGuard and identity firewall functions
    • Discuss distributed firewall thresholds, availability, and operations
    • Discuss Service Composer components and troubleshoot Service Composer problems
    • Explain Guest Introspection architecture, components, and deployment details
    • Discuss third-party integration and automation
    • Understand the distributed firewall monitoring and logging architecture
    • Use the CLI to troubleshoot edge services gateway firewall operations

Troubleshooting and Operating NSX Edge Services

    • Identify and troubleshoot NSX Edge high availability models
    • Understand ECMP and handle routing failures
    • Troubleshoot edge services such as DHCP and DNS
    • Troubleshoot various types of VPN services
    • Discuss and troubleshoot common load-balancing problems
    • Use the coredump tool in problem solving

vRealize Operational Tools for NSX Operations Management

    • Discuss NSX operational requirements and tools overview
    • Introduce vRealize Network Insight
    • Introduce vRealize Log Insight Content Pack for VMware NSX

Om kursen

Pris: 44 450,00 kr

exklusive moms

Längd 5 dagar
Kurskod T419R

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