VMware NSX-T Data Center for Intrinsic Security [V3.2]

This five-day, hands-on training course provides you with the knowledge, skills, and tools to achieve competency in configuring, operating, and troubleshooting VMware NSX-TTM Data Center for intrinsic security. In this course, you are introduced to all the security features in NSX-T Data Center, including Distributed Firewall and Gateway Firewall, Intrusion Detection and Prevention (IDS/IPS), NSX Application Platform, NSX Malware Prevention, VMware NSX® Intelligence™, and VMware NSX® Network Detection and Response™.

In addition, you are presented with common configuration issues and given a methodology to resolve them.

Product Alignment

  • VMware NSX-T Data Center 3.2.x

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  • You will receive 4 rolling licenses - 2 for a PC/MAC, and 2 for mobile devices.
  • You will receive the e-book in advance of the course; this will allow you to read the materials before the course starts


  • Experienced security administrators


  • Good understanding of TCP/IP services and protocols
  • Knowledge and working experience of network security, including:
    • L2-L7 Firewalling
    • Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems
  • Knowledge and working experience of VMware vSphere® environments and KVM-based environments

The VMware Certified Technical Associate - Network Virtualization is recommended.


By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

  • Define information-security-related concepts
  • Explain the different types of firewalls and their use cases
  • Describe the operation of intrusion detection and intrusion prevention systems
  • Differentiate between Malware Prevention approaches
  • Describe the VMware intrinsic security portfolio 
  • Implement Zero-Trust Security using VMware NSX® segmentation
  • Configure user and role management
  • Configure and troubleshoot Distributed Firewall, Identity Firewall, and time-based policies
  • Configure and troubleshoot Gateway Security
  • Use VMware vRealize® Log Insight™ for NSX™ and VMware vRealize® Network Insight™ to operate NSX firewalls
  • Explain the security best practices related to grouping, tagging, and rule configuration
  • Describe north-south and east-west service insertion
  • Describe endpoint protection
  • Configure and troubleshoot IDS/IPS
  • Deploy NSX Application Platform
  • Configure and troubleshoot NSX Malware Prevention
  • Describe the capabilities of NSX Intelligence and NSX Network Detection and Response

Read the official course description here:
VMware NSX-T Data Center for Intrinsic Security [V3.2]