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Implementing Nutanix Networking and Security

by Michael Brown

The key to a successful Nutanix deployment is a good understanding of networking and security. This course teaches you the skills you need to implement and manage a secure Nutanix deployment that follows Nutanix’s best practices for AHV networking.

What you'll learn

Security and best practice networking are at the heart of any successful Nutanix deployment. In this course, Implementing Nutanix Networking and Security, you’ll discover the tools you can use to make your Nutanix’s deployment secure. First, you’ll explore Acropolis Hypervisor (AHV) networking, and learn the key features of AHV networking and best practices for getting the most out of networking in your clusters. Next, you’ll discover the built-in security features of a Nutanix cluster and how they can be implemented to give you a secure foundation. Finally, you’ll learn how to integrate Nutanix Flow and Nutanix Beam with your Nutanix clusters so that you can configure advanced security controls and advanced cloud visibility.

When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Nutanix security and networking needed to be an effective member of any Nutanix implementation and administration team.

Course FAQ

What will you learn in this network security course?

In this course, you will learn about Acropolis Hypervisor networking, security components, Nutanix flow, and Nutanix beams.

What is Acropolis Hypervisor Networking?

Acropolis is the foundation of the platform that starts with hyper-converged infrastructure then adds built-in virualization, storage services, virtual networking, and cross-hypervisor applications.

What is service chaining?

Service chaining is the addition of software-defined networking (SDN) capabilities in a specific sequence.

What is Flow Security Central?

Flow Security Central (FSC) is a SaaS product that detects and analyses security vulnerabilities in near real-time across multiple cloud environments.

Are there any prerequisites to this course?

The prerequisite for this course is familiarity with implementing a Nutanix cluster and Nutanix cluster administration.

About the author

I have worked in IT for 25 years, for 22 of those years I have delivered IT Training. I have delivered Microsoft, CISCO and Amazon Web Services courses across Europe. For the last 4 years I have focused on Cloud technologies delivering cloud training to some of Europe’s biggest organisations. I have been a Microsoft Certified Trainer since 1997 and currently hold certifications from Microsoft, CompTIA and AWS. When not working on training material or delivering courses I spend time in the nort... more

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