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  • Understand software-defined networks
  • Deploy and configure VXLAN-enabled logical switches
  • Secure your environment using Distributed Firewall and Data Security
  • Configure third-party services in NSX
  • Manage, configure, and deploy edge gateway services
  • Perform various Edge operations including configuring CA certificates
  • Explore the different monitoring options to check their traffic flow

VMware NSX is a platform for the software-defined data center. It allows complex networking topologies to be deployed programmatically in seconds. SDNs allow ease of deployment, management, and automation in deploying and maintaining new networks while reducing and in some cases completely eliminating the need to deploy traditional networks.

The book allows you a thorough understanding of implementing Software defined networks using VMware’s NSX. You will come across the best practices for installing and configuring NSX to setup your environment. Then you will get a brief overview of the NSX Core Components NSX’s basic architecture. Once you are familiar with everything, you will get to know how to deploy various NSX features. Furthermore, you will understand how to manage and monitor NSX and its associated services and features. In addition to this, you will also explore the best practices for NSX deployments.

By the end of the book, you will be able to deploy Vmware NSX in your own environment with ease. This book can come handy if you are preparing for VMware NSX certification.

  • Install, manage, monitor and configure your NSX deployment.
  • Understand VMware NSX's components and discover best practices to help you manage VMware NSX
  • A step by step guide that will help you elevate your skills in deploying NSX to your environment
Page Count 254
Course Length 7 hours 37 minutes
ISBN 9781788398985
Date Of Publication 23 Aug 2017


Ranjit Singh Thakurratan

Ranjit Singh Thakurratan is a two-time published author and has over 10 years of multicloud expertise and works as a Principal Chief Architect at DellEMC. Ranjit holds a master's degree in Information Technology—infrastructure assurance and an engineering degree in computer science. He has presented at numerous conferences held at Boston, Washington DC, New York, Denver, and Dallas. He runs a technology blog and he can be reached via his Twitter handle, @RJAPPROVES and on Linkedin at RJApproves. Apart from technology, Ranjit is also interested in astrophysics, animal welfare, and open source projects.