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Learning VMware NSX - Second Edition

By : Ranjit Singh Thakurratan
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Learning VMware NSX - Second Edition

By: Ranjit Singh Thakurratan

Overview of this book

VMware NSX is a platform for the software-defined data center. It allows complex networking topologies to be deployed programmatically in seconds. SDNs allow ease of deployment, management, and automation in deploying and maintaining new networks while reducing and in some cases completely eliminating the need to deploy traditional networks. The book allows you a thorough understanding of implementing Software defined networks using VMware’s NSX. You will come across the best practices for installing and configuring NSX to setup your environment. Then you will get a brief overview of the NSX Core Components NSX’s basic architecture. Once you are familiar with everything, you will get to know how to deploy various NSX features. Furthermore, you will understand how to manage and monitor NSX and its associated services and features. In addition to this, you will also explore the best practices for NSX deployments. By the end of the book, you will be able to deploy Vmware NSX in your own environment with ease. This book can come handy if you are preparing for VMware NSX certification.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Title Page
About the Author
About the Reviewer
Customer Feedback

Chapter 6. Service Composer

In this chapter, we will look at the security aspects of NSX. One of the primary use cases of NSX is its ability to offer a comprehensive toolset for data security. We will look at what security composer is and how it can be used to assign security services to your applications. We will look at creating security groups and policies and mapping a security policy to a group. We will next look at data security and install a data security policy. We will then learn about network extensibility and how to integrate third-party services with NSX.

In this chapter, we will cover:

  • Service Composer
  • Network extensibility