Passing the VCP-NV 2020 NSX-T Data Center #vExpert


VMware NSX-T Data Center is the network virtualization and security platform that enables the virtual cloud network, a software-defined approach to networking that extends across data centers, clouds, endpoints, etc.

NSX-T Data Center Features at a glance

PlatformServiceNetworking
• Policy-driven configuration

• Multi-hypervisor support (ESXi and KVM)

• Bare metal server support

• Support for VMs and containers

• Support for AWS and Microsoft Azure instances

• vCenter Server agnostic

• HTML 5 UI for management plane

• Data Plane Development Kit (DPDK)-based NSX Edge nodes
• NAT and load balancing

• VPN (L3/L2)

• DHCP server and relay

• IP address management

• Gateway firewall

• Distributed firewall

• Network introspection

• Endpoint protection
• Overlay or VLAN-backed logical switching

• Layer 2 bridging and QoS

• Distributed routing

• Static routinf and equal cost multipath (ECMP) routing

• Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) support

• Duplicate IP detection

Basic Things to Know

All core things about NSX-T
All services (VPN, NAT, DFW, Edge FW etc)
CLIs (NSX, KVM, ESXCLI)
How to manage a KVM instance and work with it
How to troubleshoot and take backups and how to restore
How network traffic flows in a multi-tier environment

About the exam

Have a look at the exam guide from VMware. That guide should be the first thing you study.

  • 70 questions
  • 100 minutes (plus additional time for non-native English speakers)
  • Passing score 300

VMware online resources

Documentation for NSX-T: https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-NSX-T

VMware Communities: http://communities.vmware.com

• Start a discussion
• Access the knowledge base
• Access documentation, technical papers, and compatibility guides
• Access communities
• Access user groups

I have randomly selected a few questions to get you in the right frame of mind. Don’t be surprised if you find some of them in the official exam 🙂

VMware 2V0-41.20 Exam

Author: bogdan.buruiana

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