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  • Students will master all topics on the #2V0-641 exam, including all aspects of successfully installing and administering any NSX network virtualization architecture
  • Complete, authoritative, VMware-approved: authored by world-class data center expert Elver Sena Sosa, VMware's #1 external NSX network virtualization evangelist
  • Packed with visuals, tables, figures, screenshots, and realistic exam questions
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  • Copyright 2017
  • Dimensions: 7-3/8" x 9-1/8"
  • Pages: 656
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-5480-0
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-5480-6


The VCP6-NV Official Cert Guide (Exam #2V0-641) presents you with an organized test preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. “Do I Know This Already?” quizzes open each chapter and allow you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section. Exam topic lists make referencing easy. Chapter-ending Exam Preparation Tasks help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly.

 

  • Master VMware VCP6-NV exam topics
  • Assess your knowledge with chapter-opening quizzes
  • Review key concepts with exam preparation tasks
  • Practice with realistic exam questions

The VCP6-NV Official Cert Guide (Exam #2V0-641) focuses specifically on the objectives for the VMware Certified Professional 6–Network Virtualization (VCP6-NV) exam (#2V0-641). Leading NSX and data center expert Elver Sena Sosa shares preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. Material is presented in a concise manner, focusing on increasing your understanding and retention of exam topics. The companion website contains a powerful Pearson IT Certification Practice Test engine that allows you to focus on individual topic areas or take two complete, timed exams. The assessment engine tracks your performance and provides feedback on a module-by-module basis, laying out a complete assessment of your knowledge to help you focus your study where it is needed most.

  

Well-regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, comprehensive design scenarios, and challenging review questions and exercises, this official study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that will allow you to succeed on the exam the first time. The VCP6-NV Official Cert Guide (Exam #2V0-641) is part of a recommended learning path from VMware that includes simulation and hands-on training from authorized VMware instructors and self-study products from Vmware Press. To find out more about instructor-led training, e-learning, and hands-on instruction offered worldwide, please visit www.vmware.com/training.

 

The official study guide helps you master all of the topics on the VCP6-NV (#2V0-641) exam, including:

 

  • Understanding VMware NSX technology and architecture
  • Understanding Vmware NSX physical infrastructure requirements
  • Configuring and managing vSphere networking
  • Installing and upgrading VMware NSX
  • Configuring Vmware NSX virtual networks
  • Configuring and managing NSX network services
  • Configuring and administering network security
  • Deploying a cross-vCenter NSX environment
  • Performing operations tasks in a VMware NSX environment
  • Troubleshooting a Vmware network virtualization implementation


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About the Premium Edition eBook


The VCP6-NV Official Cert Guide focuses specifically on the objectives for the VMware Certified Professional 6–Network Virtualization (VCP6-NV #2V0-641) exam. Leading NSX and data center expert Elver Sena Sosa shares preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. Material is presented in a concise manner, focusing on increasing your understanding and retention of exam topics.

The VCP6-NV Official Cert Guide presents you with an organized test preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. “Do I Know This Already” quizzes open each chapter and allow you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section. Exam topic lists make referencing easy. Chapter-ending Exam Preparation Tasks help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly.

Well-regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, and challenging review questions and exercises, this official study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that will allow you to succeed on the exam the first time.

This official study guide helps you master all the topics on the VCP6-NV exam, including:

  • Understanding VMware NSX technology and architecture
  • Understanding VMware NSX physical infrastructure requirements
  • Configuring and managing vSphere networking
  • Installing and upgrading VMware NSX
  • Configuring VMware NSX virtual networks
  • Configuring and managing NSX network services
  • Configuring and administering network security
  • Deploying a cross-vCenter NSX environment
  • Performing operations tasks in a VMware NSX environment
  • Troubleshooting a VMware network virtualization implementation

The VCP6-NV Official Cert Guide, is part of a recommended learning path from VMware that includes simulation and hands-on training from authorized VMware instructors and self-study products from VMware Press. To find out more about instructor-led training, e-learning, and hands-on instruction offered worldwide, please visit www.vmware.com/training.

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Table of Contents


Introduction xx


    About This Book xx


    Who Should Read This Book xxi


    Book Features xxii


    How to Use This Book xxiii


    Certification Exam and This Preparation Guide xxv


    Book Content Updates xxvi


    Companion Website xxviii


    Pearson IT Certification Practice Test Engine and Questions xxviii


        Install the Software xxix


        Activate and Download the Practice Exam xxix


        Activating Other Exams xxx


        Assessing Exam Readiness xxx


        Premium Edition eBook and Practice Tests xxxi


Chapter 1 Introduction to VMware NSX 3


    Do I Know This Already? 3


    Foundation Topics 6


    Physical Network Challenges 6


    Ethernet Challenges 7


    IP Network Challenges 10


    Security Challenges 12


    VMware NSX 12


    Exam Preparation Tasks 17


    Review All the Key Topics 17


    Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 18


    Define Key Terms 18


Chapter 2 Network and VMware vSphere Requirements for NSX 21


    Do I Know This Already? 21


    Foundation Topics 24


    Physical Network Infrastructure 24


    POD Design 28


    Collapsed Access Layer 30


    Spine and Leaf Design 31


    NSX and Physical Network Infrastructure 33


    NSX and vSphere 34


        ESXi Host Network Connectivity 35


        vSphere Standard Switch 36


        vSS Configuration 39


    vSphere Distributed Switch 43


        Create vSphere Distributed Switch 45


        Migrate to vSphere Distributed Switch 49


    Configure LACP 52


    Configure QoS Marking 55


    Exam Preparation Tasks 58


    Review All the Key Topics 58


    Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 59


    Define Key Terms 59


Chapter 3 NSX Architecture and NSX Manager 61


    Do I Know This Already? 61


    Foundation Topics 64


    Network Planes 64


    NSX Architecture 66


    NSX Manager 68


    NSX Manager Base Configuration 73


    Cross vCenter NSX 80


    Exam Preparation Tasks 84


    Review All the Key Topics 84


    Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 85


    Define Key Terms 85


Chapter 4 VXLAN, NSX Controllers, and NSX Preparation 87


    Do I Know This Already? 87


    Foundation Topics 90


    VXLAN Introduction 90


    VXLAN 90


    NSX Controllers 96


        Deploying NSX Controllers 97


        Verifying NSX Controllers 101


        Creating an NSX Controller Cluster 104


        NSX Controller Master and Recovery 106


    IP Pools 107


    Host Preparation 109


    Host Configuration 113


    VNI Pools, Multicast Pools, and Transport Zones 120


    Exam Preparation Tasks 124


    Review All the Key Topics 124


    Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 125


    Define Key Terms 125


Chapter 5 NSX Switches 127


    Do I Know This Already? 127


    Logical Switches 130


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    Foundation Topics 130


    Creating a Logical Switch 131


    Verifying Logical Switches 135


    Adding Virtual Machines to Logical Switches 137


    Logical Switch Tables 138


    VTEP Table 139


        Example: Populating the VTEP Table 140


        Example: Updating the VTEP Table 143


    MAC Table 144


    ARP Table 147


    Logical Switch Table Verification 149


    Unknown Unicast or ARP Request 152


    Replication Mode 152


    Multicast Replication Mode 154


    Unicast Replication Mode and Proxy VTEP 155


    Hybrid Replication Mode 156


    Exam Preparation Tasks 158


    Review All the Key Topics 158


    Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 159


    Define Key Terms 159


Chapter 6 Logical Switch Packet Walks 161


    Do I Know This Already? 161


    Foundation Topics 165


    Logical Switches Packet Walks 165


    Logical Switch Packet Walk Example 1 169


    Logical Switch Packet Walk Example 2 170


    Logical Switch Packet Walk Example 3 171


    Logical Switch Packet Walk Example 4 177


    Logical Switch Packet Walk Example 5 189


    Exam Preparation Tasks 193


    Review All the Key Topics 193


    Define Key Terms 193


Chapter 7 Logical Router 195


    Do I Know This Already? 195


    Foundation Topics 198


    NSX Logical Router 198


    Logical Router Control VM 201


    Creating and Deploying the Logical Router 204


    Logical Router Verification 210


    Connectivity Testing 216


    Locale ID 221


    Exam Preparation Tasks 225


    Review All the Key Topics 225


    Define Key Terms 225


Chapter 8 Logical Router Packet Walks 227


    Do I Know This Already? 227


    Foundation Topics 232


    Logical Router Packet Walks 232


    Logical Router Packet Walk Example 1 235


    Logical Router Packet Walk Example 2 240


    Logical Router Packet Walk Example 3 246


    Exam Preparation Tasks 250


    Review All the Key Topics 250


    Define Key Terms 250


Chapter 9 NSX Edge Services Gateway 253


    Do I Know This Already? 253


    Foundation Topics 256


    NSX Edge 256


    NSX Edge Size 259


    Edge HA 260


    Creating and Deploying an NSX Edge 262


    Undeployed NSX Edge 267


    Monitoring and Verifying the NSX Edge 269


    Exam Preparation Tasks 273


    Review All the Key Topics 273


    Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 273


    Define Key Terms 273


Chapter 10 Layer 2 Extensions 275


    Do I Know This Already? 275


    Foundation Topics 278


    Layer 2 VPN 278


    Configuring Layer 2 VPN 280


    Verifying Layer 2 VPN 289


    Layer 2 VPN Packet Walk 290


    Layer 2 Bridging 296


    Configuring Layer 2 Bridging 299


    Verifying Layer 2 Bridging 301


    Layer 2 Bridging Packet Walk 303


    Hardware VTEPs 307


    Exam Preparation Tasks 312


    Review All the Key Topics 312


    Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 313


    Define Key Terms 313


Chapter 11 Layer 3 Connectivity Between Virtual and Physical Networks 315


    Do I Know This Already? 315


    Foundation Topics 318


    Logical Router VLAN LIF 318


    Designated Instance 324


    NSX Edge Gateway 330


    Equal Cost Multipathing 336


    Exam Preparation Tasks 340


    Review All the Key Topics 340


    Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 340


    Define Key Terms 341


Chapter 12 Routing Protocols 343


    Do I Know This Already? 343


    Foundation Topics 346


        Routing 346


    Administrative Distance and Cost 347


    Static Routes 349


        OSPF 351


        OSPF Areas 352


        OSPF Neighbor Adjacencies 354


        LSA Types 355


        Configuring OSPF 356


        Verifying OSPF 360


    BGP 361


        Configuring BGP 366


        Verifying BGP 368


    IS-IS 369


        IS-IS Areas and IS Types 369


        Configuring IS-IS 370


        Verifying IS-IS 373


    Route Redistribution 373


    Exam Preparation Tasks 376


    Review All the Key Topics 376


    Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 377


    Define Key Terms 377


Chapter 13 NSX Edge VPN Services 379


    Do I Know This Already? 379


    Foundation Topics 382


    IPsec VPNs 382


        IPsec VPN Establishment 384


    Configuring IPsec VPNs 386


    Verifying IPsec VPNs 392


    SSL VPN-Plus 394


    Configure SSL VPN-Plus 395


        SSL VPN-Plus Server Settings 396


        Creating a Web Resource 397


        Configuring Authentication 398


        Enable SSL VPN-Plus Service 402


        Adding the Installation Package 403


        Adding an IP Pool 405


        Adding Private Networks 406


    Verifying SSL VPN-Plus 408


    Exam Preparation Tasks 411


    Review All the Key Topics 411


    Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 411


    Define Key Terms 411


Chapter 14 NSX Edge Network Services and Security 413


    Do I Know This Already? 413


    Foundation Topics 416


    Network Address Translation 416


    NSX Edge Load Balancer 420


    Configuring the Edge Load Balancer 427


        Application Profile 427


        Server Pools 430


        Virtual Server 431


        Enable Load Balancer 433


    NSX Edge Protocol and Port Groupings 433


    Configure NSX Edge DHCP and DNS 434


    NSX Edge Logical Firewall 436


    Configuring an Edge Firewall 439


    Exam Preparation Tasks 443


    Review All the Key Topics 443


    Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 443


    Define Key Terms 443


Chapter 15 Distributed Logical Firewall 445


    Do I Know This Already? 445


    Foundation Topics 449


    Traditional Firewall Design Compromises 449


    Distributed Logical Firewall 453


        DFW Thresholds and Limits 458


        Exclusion List 460


    Logical Firewall Rules 460


        Creating Firewall Sections and Rules 462


        Firewall Rules Saved Configurations 468


    NSX Manager and Domains 469


    Verifying DFW Functionality 470


    SpoofGuard 471


    Exam Preparation Tasks 474


    Review All the Key Topics 474


    Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 475


    Define Key Terms 475


Chapter 16 Security Services 477


    Do I Know This Already? 477


    Foundation Topics 480


    Security Services for NSX 480


        Registering Service with NSX 482


        Deploying the Security Service Appliance 484


    Service Composer 486


        Security Groups 487


        Security Policies 491


    Logical Firewall Service Redirection 496


    Security Tags 497


    IP Sets and MAC Sets 499


    Exam Preparation Tasks 501


    Review All the Key Topics 501


    Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 501


    Define Key Terms 501


Chapter 17 Additional NSX Features 503


    Do I Know This Already? 503


    Foundation Topics 506


    VMware Data Security 506


    Activity Monitoring 509


        VM Activity 511


        Inbound Activity 512


        Outbound Activity 513


        Inter Container Interaction 513


        Outbound AD Group Activity 514


        Viewing Activity Report 514


    Flow Monitoring 514


    Traceflow 519


    Role Based Access Control 521


    Exam Preparation Tasks 524


    Review All the Key Topics 524


    Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 525


    Define Key Terms 525


Chapter 18 NSX Automation 527


    Do I Know This Already? 527


    Foundation Topics 530


    REST 530


    NSX API Calls for Logical Switch 532


    NSX API Calls for Logical Router 536


    NSX API Calls for NSX Edge 540


    vRealize Automation 542


        External Network Profile 544


        Routed Network Profile 544


        Private Network Profile 545


        NAT Network Profile 546


    Exam Preparation Tasks 548


    Review All the Key Topics 548


    Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 548


    Define Key Terms 549


Chapter 19 Upgrade to NSX for vSphere 6.2 551


    Do I Know This Already? 551


    Foundation Topics 555


    Upgrade vCloud Network and Security to NSX for vSphere 555


        Upgrade to NSX Manager 555


        Upgrade to NSX VIBs 558


        Upgrade to NSX DFW 559


        Upgrade to NSX Edge 559


        Upgrade to USVM 560


    Upgrade NSX for vSphere to NSX for vSphere 6.2 561


        Upgrade to NSX Manager 6.2 561


        Upgrade NSX Controllers to 6.2 563


        Upgrade Host Clusters to 6.2 565


        Upgrade NSX Edges to 6.2 566


    Exam Preparation Tasks 568


    Review All the Key Topics 568


    Define Key Terms 568


CHAPTER 20 Final Preparation 571


    Getting Ready 571


    Taking the Exam 574


    Tools for Final Preparation 575


        Review Tools on the Companion Website 575


        Pearson Cert Practice Test Engine and Questions 576


        Using the Exam Engine 578


Appendix A Answers to the “Do I Know This Already?” Quizzes 581


Appendix B VCP6-NV Exam 2V0-641 Updates 585


GLOSSARY 588


Index 596



ONLINE ELEMENTS


APPENDIX C Memory Tables


APPENDIX D Memory Tables Answer Key


APPENDIX E Study Planner


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