VMware NSX Troubleshooting and Operations

5 days


This course prepares attendees to troubleshoot and operate a VMware NSX deployment. You will learn how to isolate problems and identify resolutions through a systematic process. And you will gain an understanding of how VMware NSX integrates with VMware vRealize Operations Manager , VMware vRealize Log Insight , and other management tools


Network professionals who work with enterprise networks and VMware Sphere . You should have attended the VMware NSX: Install, Configure and Manage course or have equivalent experience.

Skills Gained

  • Create and apply a troubleshooting methodology
  • Troubleshoot VMware NSX component issues
  • Troubleshoot physical networking issues
  • Troubleshoot logical networking issues
  • Troubleshoot security configuration issues
  • Troubleshoot VMware NSX Edge services
  • Use vRealize Log Insight for centralized logging
  • Create a monitoring and operational plan for VMware NSX


  • Understanding of concepts presented in the VMware NSX: Install, Configure, Manage course or the VMware NSX for Internetworking Experts Fast Track course

Course Outline

  • 1 Course Introduction
  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
  • 2 Troubleshooting Methodology
  • Develop a structured approach to troubleshooting
  • Understand troubleshooting in a network overlay
  • 3 Troubleshooting the VMware NSX Infrastructure
  • Describe VMware NSX infrastructure components
  • Troubleshoot NSX Manager deployment and registration with VMware vCenter Server
  • Troubleshoot network connectivity with NSX Manager and vCenter Server
  • Troubleshoot deployment and connectivity of the controller cluster
  • Troubleshoot user work agents
  • 4 Troubleshooting Logical Switching
  • Describe the logical switching architecture
  • Troubleshoot logical switching
  • 5 Troubleshooting Logical Routing
  • Describe the VMware NSX for vSphere logical routing architecture
  • Describe the administration of logical routing
  • Describe and troubleshoot DHCP replay for the distributed logical router
  • Troubleshoot logical routingMonitor log files to discover logical routing failures
  • 6 Troubleshooting Adv anced NSX Edge Services
  • Troubleshoot NSX Edge high availability models
  • Troubleshoot NSX Edge routing
  • Troubleshoot DHCP services for the NSX Edge services gateway
  • Troubleshoot VPN services
  • Troubleshoot load balancing
  • 7 Troubleshooting Security Services
  • Describe the components of the distributed firewall
  • Troubleshoot a distributed firewall
  • Troubleshoot the Service Composer
  • Monitor a distributed firewall
  • Troubleshoot an NSX Edge services gateway
  • 8 Operationalizing VMware NSX
  • Use vRealize Operations with VMware NSX
  • Use vRealize Log Insight with VMware NSX
  • Describe the key

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Course Location Days Cost Date
Onsite5 4500 $4500 2019-06-24
Brisbane5 4500 $4500 2019-11-11
Western Australia
Perth5 4500 $4500 2019-11-11