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Exam Preparation Tasks

Review All the Key Topics

Review the most important topics from inside the chapter, noted with the Key Topic icon in the outer margin of the page. Table 4-4 lists these key topics and the page numbers where each is found.

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Table 4-4 Key Topics for Chapter 4

Key Topic Element

Description

Page Number

Paragraph

Define what VXLAN is and the scaling capabilities native to the protocol.

90

List

VXLAN frame inherits Layer 2 and Layer 3 QoS from the encapsulated frame. The source UDP port is derived from the encapsulated frame.

93

Paragraph

VXLAN requires jumbo frame support from the underlay.

95

Paragraph

The NSX Controllers maintain the principle copies of the VTEP, MAC, and ARP tables.

96

Paragraph

NSX Controllers have no role in Network Security

97

Paragraph

The user must have the correct administrator account to deploy NSX Controllers.

98

Paragraph

Changing the NSX Controllers′s hardware settings is not supported by VMware.

103

Paragraph

Secondary NSX Managers do not deploy NSX Controllers

104

Paragraph

VMware requires three NSX Controllers in a production deployment of NSX.

105

Paragraph

The NSX Controller taking over for a failed one queries the ESXi hosts in the VTEP table.

105

Table 4-2

The versions of vSphere supported by the NSX modules.

113

Paragraph

All members of the ESXi host cluster must belong to the same vDS for NSX host preparation.

114

Paragraph

NSX supports multiple VTEPs per ESXi host.

116

Paragraph

Each NSX Manager in the cross vCenter NSX domain is responsible for adding clusters to the universal transport zone.

122

Paragraph

NSX Manager only interacts with ESXi hosts that are members of clusters.

123

Complete Tables and Lists from Memory

Download and print a copy of Appendix C, “Memory Tables” (found on the book’s website), or at least the section for this chapter, and complete the tables and lists from memory. Appendix D, “=Memory Tables Answer Key,” also on the website, includes the completed tables and lists so you can check your work.

Define Key Terms

Define the following key terms from this chapter, and check your answers in the Glossary:

  • VXLAN

  • VTEP

  • VNI

  • NSX Controller Master

  • VXLAN module

  • Routing module

  • Distributed Firewall module

  • transport zone

  • slicing

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