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VMware VCIX-NV Study Resources

Since successfully passing VCP-NV and working more and more with NSX I’ve been looking at VCIX-NV.

Since starting looking at VCIX-NV I found a lot of study resources online which were in varying stages of completion, here are the resources I’ve found and been using. I’ll update this as I progress.

Document Resources

VCIX-NV Blueprint
NSX Product Data Sheet
NSX Platform White Paper
NSX 6 Install Guide
NSX 6 Admin Guide
NSX Design Guide
VMware NSX for Multi-Hypervisor Network Virtualization Design Guide
Whats New in VMware vSphere 5.5 Networking


Nested NSX on vCloud Air
Plural Sight – VMware NSX for vSphere Introduction and  Installation 
PluralSight – VMware NSX for vSphere : Network Services
Hands On Labs Network Focus

  • HOL-SDC-1403 – VMware NSX Introduction
  • HOL-SDC-1419 – VMware NSX for Multi Hypervisor Environments
  • HOL-SDC-1424 – VMware NSX and the vRealize Suite
  • HOL-SDC-1425 – VMware NSX Advanced

Blueprint Breakdown

Roie Ben Haim Blueprint Breakdown

Martijn Smit Blueprint Breakdown


Rene Van Den Beden Link O Rama

Chris Whal – Installing NSX Manager

Scott Lowe – Installing NVP (NSX) Manager

Chris Whal – Installing NSX Controllers

Scott Lowe – Installing NVP (NSX) Controllers 

Chris Whal -Preparing The Cluster and Hosts

Scott Lowe – Adding Hypervisors to NVP (NSX)

Chris Whal – Configuring VXLAN and VTEPs

Chris Whal – Building Logical Switches

Scott Lowe – Creating A Logical Switch

Chris Whal – Layer 2 Bridging

Chris Whal – Administering User Right Assignment

Troubleshooting NSX-V Controllers

Troubleshooting L2 Connectivity 

All Roie Troubleshooting Links

VMware Arena Installing NSX

Scott Lowe – High Level Architecture

Personal Experience Blogs

Ross Wynn

Tom Fojta

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