VMware NSX: Troubleshooting And Operations [V6.4]

This course is designed to deliver advanced knowledge, tools, and skills about troubleshooting and operating the VMware NSX® 6.4 environment. In the 5-day training, you will learn several tools to operate, manage, and troubleshoot in the environment. You will get exposure to solving various types of technical problems using a systematic process.

Product Alignment

  • NSX 6.4
  • VMware vRealize® Network Insight™ 3.6
  • VMware vRealize® Log Insight™ 4.5


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VMware NSX: Troubleshooting And Operations [V6.4] Course Overview

This VMware course prepares candidates for the VMware Certified Advanced Professional 6 – Network Virtualization Deployment (VCAP6-NV Deploy) certification.

Through a blended method of learning, we guide you to learn the tools required to function in the VMware NSX 6.4 environment. You will learn the native and partner tools useful for operations, troubleshooting, and monitoring. After completing this training, you will gain proficiency in VMware NSX® Edge™ services.

Course Curriculum


This training is ideal for:

  • Professionals working in the networking domain with exposure to the VMware Sphere® 6.x and enterprise networks.

Course Objectives

The VMware NSX: Troubleshooting and Operations [V6.4] course teaches candidates how to:

  • Apply and establish a structured troubleshooting methodology and approach
  • Explain the VMware vRealize® Suite tools, native NSX tools, and partner tools that are useful for troubleshooting, monitoring, and operations
  • Explain the NSX infrastructure components and the communications between them
  • Identify, analyze, and troubleshoot problems related to the NSX management, data planes, and control
  • Identify, analyze and troubleshoot problems related to NSX logical switching, VMware NSX® Edge™ and logical routing services
  • Identify, analyze, and troubleshoot network security problems related to the the NSX Edge firewall and NSX distributed firewall


You are required to fulfill the below prerequisites to be eligible for this course:

  • Take either the VMware NSX for Internetworking Experts Fast Track course or VMware NSX: Install, Configure, Manage course
  • Working experience and knowledge of vSphere
  • Working experience and knowledge of NSX management, configuration, installation and operations
  • Working experience and adequate knowledge of computer networking including:

          - Switching and routing technologies (L2-3)
          - Network and application delivery services (L4-7)

Recommended certification: VMware Certified Professional 6 – Network Virtualization (VCP6-NV)

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Course Outline

  • Introduction and course logistics
  • Course objectives
  • Resources and references
  • Learning paths and certifications
  • Develop a structured troubleshooting approach
  • Differentiate between symptoms and root causes
  • Identify and isolate problems residing in various areas
  • Apply an appropriate methodology and procedure to troubleshooting
  • Discuss NSX operational requirements
  • Use the native NSX tools (such as the central CLI, the NSX dashboard, and Application Rule Manager) to
  • solve various types of problems
  • Use vRealize Network Insight to identify and analyze problems
  • Use VMware vRealize® Log Insight™ Content Pack for NSX in troubleshooting and operations
  • Explain the NSX infrastructure and component communications
  • Troubleshoot VMware NSX® Manager™ and the management plane
  • Troubleshoot VMware NSX® Controller™ and the control plane
  • Troubleshoot problems in host preparation
  • Explain VXLAN and logical switching components
  • Verify the VXLAN and logical switch configuration and status
  • Identify and troubleshoot common layer 2 configuration errors
  • Use the GUI, the CLI, packet capture, traceflow, and other tools to troubleshoot logical switching problems
  • Describe the NSX logical routing architecture
  • Explain routing components, functions, and communications
  • Verify logical router configuration settings
  • Use packet capture on routers and perform packet walk
  • Use the GUI, the CLI, traceflow, and other tools to troubleshoot logical routing problems
  • Verify edge services (such as DHCP and DNS) configuration settings and operational status
  • Troubleshoot various types of VPN services (SSL VPN-Plus, L2 VPN, and IPsec VPN)
  • Verify the configuration and status of logical load balancers
  • Troubleshoot common load-balancing and high availability scenarios
  • Discuss the NSX distributed firewall architecture, components, communication channels, and features
  • Use the CLI and other tools to troubleshoot the configuration and operations of the NSX distributed firewall and the NSX Edge firewall
  • Explain and troubleshoot the Service Composer components and architecture
  • Troubleshoot common problems related to Identity Firewall
  • Examine Guest Introspection architecture, components, services, and operations
  • Verify Guest Introspection deployment configuration and functions, and troubleshoot common problems

Course Reviews


Vinsys is a trusted training partner for VMware courses. With proven expertise and official courseware, our team of highly experienced trainers is committed to delivering knowledge and skills that facilitate professional excellence. This training aligns with the latest industry requirements.

This course includes practical problem-solving in the VMware NSX® 6.4 environment. With real scenarios, we ensure you get the complete knowledge of troubleshooting and operations if the NSX 6.4 environment.

VMware vSphere is popular and is known as the best, highly effective solution for cloud computing and virtualization. vSphere allows the private cloud to become more adaptable, even with a public cloud. Thus, as virtualization is the key to cloud success, VMware vSphere certifications are sure to gain importance beyond 2022.

vSphere provides you instant scalability, ease of use, application support, and unmatched performance within your budget frameworks. The virtualization platform provides the lowest ownership cost while supporting the performance, scale-up, and availability of any application.

ESXi 7.0 requires a RAM of at least 16 GB to run VMware on your system. To support 64-bit virtual machines, support for hardware virtualization (Intel VT-x or AMD RVI) must be enabled on x64 CPUs.

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