VMware NSX Network Virtualization: NSX Operations

virtual network administrators, data center operatives who already possess core networking skills

Prerequisite
None

Expected Duration
154 minutes

Description
Ongoing operational tasks are as important for virtual network administrators, even if the required tasks are not entirely the same. This course covers identity and access issues, such as roles and permissions. It goes on to cover automation using REST APIs. Finally it covers monitoring, logging, and troubleshooting issues you may encounter in a VMware NSX environment. This course is one of a series of Skillsoft courses that cover the objectives for VMware certification exam VCA-NV: VMware Certified Professional – Network Virtualization.

Objective

Configuring User Roles and Permissions

  • start the course
  • identify NSX user roles and their permissions
  • describe SSO integration and configure SSO
  • identify when to use and how to configure vCenter user roles
  • configure inventory objects to users
  • enable or disable a user account and edit or delete a user account
  • NSX Automation

  • describe NSX REST APIs and how they work
  • implement REST APIs in supported browsers
  • determine when to use VMware NSX API and how to access it
  • Monitoring VMware NSX

  • identifying various NSX monitoring methods
  • describe and configure flow monitoring
  • configure single and multiple virtual machine data collection
  • work with vCenter Operations Manager to view NSX network and security metrics
  • identify ways to view and analyze statistics, counters, and health for logical networks and services
  • Auditing and Compliance

  • recognize audit logs, information available in the logs, and permissions required for auditing
  • audit firewall rules using flow monitoring
  • describe NSX Ticket Logger and specify the steps used to audit infrastructure changes with NSX Ticket Logger
  • describe NSX data security and required configurations to configure and identify supported data security regulations and file formats supported
  • configure a data security policy
  • NSX Logging

  • configure syslogs for NSX Manager and NSX Edge
  • configure Dynamic Routing information and basic Load Balancer logging
  • recognize that the CLI can be used for logging and identifying NSX Manager commands
  • identify the steps required to download NSX Edge and NSX Manager tech support logs
  • Backup, Recovery, and Troubleshooting

  • recognize the components that are backed up and restored when backing up NSX Manager data and the ability to export/import Service Composer Configurations
  • complete the steps required to backup and restore NSX Manager data
  • identify troubleshooting techniques for installation and configuration issues including, required ports, lookup service, licensing, permissions, and IP pool issues
  • use the command line interface to identify and troubleshoot NSX component and connection issues
  • Practice: Managing users and logs

  • configure a user role, scope, NSX Manager syslogs and download tech support logs
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