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Advanced Administration & Performance Management (AAPM)

SS Course: 64975

Course Overview

If you are an experienced Nutanix administrator, this course will serve as a deep dive that gives you a rich, nuanced understanding of the Nutanix platform, and will help you get the most out of your Nutanix solutions. AAPM is divided into six major sections, each focused on performance improvements and advanced administration techniques for different aspects of your clusters:                                                                  

Scheduled Classes

06/24/24 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led (click to enroll)
08/05/24 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led (click to enroll)
09/16/24 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led (click to enroll)
10/21/24 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led (click to enroll)
11/18/24 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led (click to enroll)
12/16/24 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led (click to enroll)

What You'll Learn



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    Replicating Data with AOS
    • Lab: Preparing VMs for Nutanix Leap
    • Lab: Configuring a Recovery Plan
    • Lab: Performing Test and Planned Failover
    • Disaster Recovery Orchestration
    • Disaster Recovery with Protection Domains
    • Getting Started with Nutanix Leap
    • Protecting Against Ransomware
    • Lab: Enabling Nutanix Leap
    • Lab: Configuring an Availability Zone
    • Lab: Configuring a Protection Policy
    • Lab: Creating Production and Test VLANs
    • Understanding Nutanix AOS Services and AOS Storage Services
    • Exploring Storage Components
    • AOS Storage Data Pathing
    • Lab: Creating a Storage Container
    • Lab: Updating Reported Capacity
    • Creating Highly Available, Resilient Infrastructure
    • Lab: Reviewing Deduplication Savings
    • Lab: Enabling Replication Factor 1 and Creating a Storage Container
    • Storage Optimization and Data Efficiency
    • Optimizing and Planning for New Workloads
    • Storage Best Practices for Application Workloads
    • Lab: Observing Nutanix Cloning Efficiency
    • Lab: Reserving Rebuild Capacity in AHV
    • Lab: Observing the Rebuild Process
    • Lab: Disabling Rebuild Capacity Reservation
    • Lab: Creating a Storage Container with Deduplication Enabled
    • Optimizing Physical & Virtual Networks
    • Best Practices
    • Lab: Managing Virtual Switches and Uplinks
    • Lab: Viewing Virtual Switches from Prism Element
    • Lab: Configuring CVM Network Segmentation
    • Lab: Configuring QoS Traffic Marking
    • Optimizing Physical & Virtual Networks
    • Lab: Establishing a VPN Connection
    • Lab: Verifying VPN Connectivity
    • Implementing Flow Networking
    • Implementing VPCs
    • Overlay Network Use Cases
    • Lab: Enabling Flow Networking
    • Lab: Creating an External Subnet
    • Lab: Creating a VPC
    • Lab: Creating VMs using the Overlay Subnets
    • Lab: Configuring Local and Remote Gateways
    • Sizing the CVM & Prism Central
    • Alternate Methods of Provisioning User VMs
    • Working with GPUs in AHV
    • Improving VM Storage and Network Performance
    • Lab: Creating VMs with the REST API
    • Lab: Configuring VirtIO Multi-Queue
    • Lab: Configuring Volumes Block Storage
    • Nutanix Security Technologies
    • Lab: Managing User Permissions
    • User Authentication and Permissions
    • Hardening AHV and the CVM
    • Using Flow Network Security & Flow Security Central
    • Data Encryption with Nutanix
    • Managing Log Files
    • Lab: Configuring Cluster Lockdown
    • Lab: Replacing Default SSL Certificates
    • Lab: Configuring Syslog Integration
    • Flow Policy Constructs
    • Security Policy Models and Types
    • Enabling Microsegmentation
    • Creating and Applying Policies
    • Lab: Enabling Flow Microsegmentation
    • Lab: Creating Categories
    • Lab: Creating VMs and Assigning Categories
    • Lab: Configuring Isolation and Application Security Policies
    • Evaluating Cluster Health
    • Network Packet Capture and Inspection
    • Acropolis Service Failures
    • Ensuring Efficient Physical Resource Consumption with Machine Learning
    • Application Monitoring and Discovery
    • Monitoring Performance
    • Lab: Creating a Prism Central Performance Monitoring Dashboard
    • Lab: Creating Charts to Analyze Metrics Using Prism Central
    • Lab: Creating Charts to Analyze Entities Using Prism Element
    • Assessing Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
    • High Availability and Data Protection
    • Third Party Backup Integrations
    • Best Practices
    • Lab: Configuring Self Service Restore


    Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Administration (ECA) classroom training or an NCP-MCI certification
    • Basic knowledge of Nutanix datacenter administration techniques
    • Familiarity with traditional virtualization storage architectures
    • Comfort with Linux command-line interface

      Who Should Attend

      IT administrators and architects who manage Nutanix clusters but would like more in-depth knowledge of Nutanix datacenter administration
      • Anyone preparing for the Nutanix Certified Master -Multicloud Infrastructure (NCM-MCI) certification

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