EDU-NSXALBICMTOFT20

VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer: ICM plus Troubleshooting and Operations Fast Track [V20.x] Training

This five-day, extended hour course introduces you to advanced VMware NSX® Advanced Load Balancer™ (Avi) solutions management skills. In this course, you will learn to install, configure, and manage a VMware NSX® Advanced Load Balancer™ solution. Also, you will learn advanced knowledge, skills, and tools to achieve competence in operating and troubleshooting the NSX Advanced Load Balancer solutions.
Course Details

Duration

5 days

Target Audience

  • Experienced system administrators or network administrators
  • Network professionals who have experience working with NSX Advanced Load Balancer and are responsible for troubleshooting and operating Application Delivery Controllers solutions

Skills Gained

  • Describe the NSX Advanced Load Balancer architecture
  • Describe the NSX Advanced Load Balancer components and main functions
  • Explain the NSX Advanced Load Balancer key features and benefits
  • Deploy and configure the NSX Advanced Load Balancer infrastructure within private or public clouds using Write and No Access Cloud Connectors
  • Explain, deploy, and configure Service Engines
  • Explain and configure local load balancing constructors such as virtual services, pools, health monitors, and related components
  • Understand and modify application behavior through profiles, policies, and DataScripts
  • Configure advanced services such as global server load balancing
  • Describe how to use NSX Advanced Load Balancer REST API interfaces and related automation capabilities
  • Describe and configure NSX Advanced Load Balancer application and infrastructure monitoring
  • Become familiar with NSX Advanced Load Balancer troubleshooting tools and steps to solve the problems.
  • Establish and apply a structured troubleshooting approach and methodology
  • Understand built-in mechanisms available for NSX Advanced Load Balancer monitoring
  • Identify, analyze, and troubleshoot problems related to the NSX Advanced Load Balancer infrastructure, including control and data plane components
  • Identify, analyze, and troubleshoot problems related to application components such as Virtual Services, Pools, and related components
Course Outline
  • Introduction to NSX Advanced Load Balancer
    • Introduce NSX Advanced Load Balancer
    • Discuss NSX Advanced Load Balancer use cases and benefits
    • Explain NSX Advanced Load Balancer architecture and components
    • Explain the management, control, data, and consumption planes and their respective functions
  • Virtual Services Configuration Concepts
    • Explain Virtual Service components
    • Explain Virtual Service types
    • Explain and configure basic Virtual Service components such as Application Profiles, Network Profiles
  • Profiles and Policies
    • Explain Advanced Virtual Service creation
    • Explain and deep dive on Application Profiles and Types such as L4, DNS, Syslog, and HTTP
    • Explain and configure advanced application HTTP Profile options
    • Recognize Network Profiles and Types
    • Explain and configure SSL Profiles and Certificates
    • Explain and Configure HTTP and DNS policies
  • Pools Configuration Concepts
    • Explain on Pools configuration options
    • Describe available Load Balancing algorithms
    • Explain multiple Health Monitor types
    • Explain multiple Persistence Profiles
    • Explain and configure Pool Groups
  • Modifying Application Behavior
    • Design and apply application solutions leveraging application profiles
    • Design and apply application solutions leveraging Network and HTTP Policies and DataScripts
    • Explain DataScript fundamentals
    • Explain and leverage NSX Advanced Load Balancer analytics to understand application behavior
    • Describe and configure Client SSL Certificate Validation
    • Describe and configure Virtual Service DDoS, Rate Limiting, and Throttling capabilities
    • Modify Network Profiles properties such as TCP connection properties
    • Design and apply application solutions leveraging Persistence Profiles
  • NSX Advanced Load Balancer Infrastructure Architecture
    • Deep dive on the management, control, data, and consumption planes and functions
    • Describe Control Plane Clustering and High Availability
    • Describe Controller Process Sharing
    • Describe Controller Sizing
    • Describe Service Engine CPU and NIC Architecture
    • Explain Tenants
    • Recognize the configure properties of Service Engine Groups
    • Explain Service Engine Group High Availability Modes
    • Describe and configure Active/Standby High Availability Mode
    • Describe and configure Elastic HA High Availability Mode (Active/Active, N+M)
    • Explain Service Engine Failure Detection and Self-Healing
    • Describe Service Engine as a Router
    • Identify Virtual Service scale out options, such as Layer 2 (Native), Layer 3 (BGP), and DNS-based
  • Introduction to Cloud Connector
    • Introduce VMware vCloud Connector®
    • Review vCloud Connector integration modes
    • Introduce vCloud Connector types
  • Install, Configure and Manage NSX Advanced Load Balancer in No-Access Cloud
    • Explain No Access Cloud concepts
    • Configure No Access Cloud integration
    • Explain and Configure Linux Server Cloud
    • Describe the Advanced Configuration options available in Bare-Metal (Linux Server Cloud)
  • Install, Configure and Manage NSX Advanced Load Balancer in VMware Environment: Cloud Configuration
    • Introduce VMware integration options
    • Explain and configure VMware No Access Cloud Connector
    • Explain and configure VMware Write Access Cloud Connector
    • Describe VMware Write with NSX Access Cloud Connector
    • Describe VMware NSX integration
  • AWS Cloud Configuration
    • Describe NSX Advanced Load Balancer Public Cloud integrations
    • Explain and demonstrate AWS Public Cloud Integration
  • DNS Foundations
    • Review, discuss, and explain DNS fundamentals
    • Describe NSX Advanced Load Balancer DNS and IPAM providers
  • Global Server Load Balancing
    • Introduce Global Server Load Balancing Concepts and Benefits
    • Explain and configure NSX Advanced Load Balancer infrastructure
    • Explain and configure DNS Virtual Service components
    • Explain and configure GSLB Service Engine Group
    • Describe and configure GSLB Sites
    • Explain and configure basic GSLB Services to include pools and health monitors
    • Describe GSLB Service Load Balancing algorithms
    • Explain and configure Data and Control Plane-based Health Monitors
    • Describe GSLB Health Monitor Proxy
  • Events and Alerts
    • Describe NSX Advanced Load Balancer Events
    • Describe and configure NSX Advanced Load Balancer Alerts
    • Describe NSX Advanced Load Balancer monitoring capabilities, leveraging SNMP, Syslog, and Email
  • Introduction to NSX Advanced Load Balancer Rest API
    • Introduce NSX Advanced Load Balancer REST API interface
    • Describe REST API Object Schema
    • Explain and interact with REST API interface, leveraging browser and command line utility
    • Explain Swagger-based API documentation
  • Introduction to NSX Advanced Load Balancer Troubleshooting
    • Explain NSX Advanced Load Balancer troubleshooting concepts
    • Describe and leverage Virtual Service Traffic Logs
    • Describe and leverage Virtual Service Security Insights
    • Understand and utilize Health Score concepts
    • Explain and leverage application metrics and analytics
    • Explain and leverage packet capture and CLI utilities for application troubleshooting
    • Leverage UI, CLI, and useful log files to perform control plane troubleshooting
  • Infrastructure Troubleshooting
    • Describe and perform general vCloud Connector troubleshooting
    • Describe and analyze vCloud Connector state
    • Leverage case studies to troubleshoot vCloud Connector
    • Describe and troubleshoot NSX Cloud Connector integration
    • Leverage case studies to troubleshoot NSX Cloud Connector
    • Describe and troubleshoot Linux Server Cloud Connector integration
    • Describe and troubleshoot OpenStack Cloud Connector integration
    • Leverage case studies to troubleshoot OpenStack Cloud Connector
    • Describe and troubleshoot AWS and Azure Cloud Connector integrations
  • Troubleshooting NSX Advanced Load Balancer Service Engines and Advanced Troubleshooting
    • Explain general Service Engine infrastructure
    • Explain and leverage analytics, health score, and metrics for Service Engine troubleshooting
    • Explain and leverage Events and Alerts for Service Engine troubleshooting
    • Leverage CLI for accessing Service Engine
    • Analyze Service Engine logs offline with Tech Support utility and collecting core dumps
    • Leverage CLI and useful log files for Service Engine Data Plane troubleshooting
    • Leverage CLI to capture packets for advanced datapath analysis
  • Monitoring NSX Advanced Load Balancer
    • Explain and configure SNMP-based monitoring
    • Explain and configure REST API-based monitoring
    • Describe and leverage 3rd-party integration with monitoring tools like Splunk
    • Leverage 3rd-party REST API monitoring extensions like Prometheus
    • Describe and leverage VMware integrations like VMware vRealize® Network Insight™ for monitoring
  • Product Alignment
    • NSX Advanced Load Balancer 20.x
Upcoming Course Dates
USD $6,475
Online Virtual Class
Scheduled
Date: Jun 24 - 28, 2024
Time: 10 AM - 6 PM ET
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USD $6,475
Online Virtual Class
Scheduled
Date: Sep 30 - Oct 4, 2024
Time: 9 AM - 5 PM ET
Partner Registration

The course you are registering for is being delivered by our sister company - ExitCertified. All logistics related to course delivery will be managed by the ExitCertified team. If you have a dedicated Web Age representative, please feel to reach out to them with any questions/concerns you may have.

You'll now be redirected to https://www.exitcertified.com to complete the enrollment process.