In last post of this series I discussed about my lab setup. In this post we will learn how to deploy and configure NSX.
Last year I did a complete lab on NSX and posted few blog articles on
Today while working on one of the production issue, I came across situation where I deployed a new vDC from vCloud Air portal, but after the vDC was created successfully, I was not
Recently I deployed syslog server in my vCloud Lab and was looking for a way to send Edge gateway logs to my syslog server. This post in focused on how to configure edge
In last post of this series we had a look on how to add data sources and successfully added vCenter server and NSX manager so that vRNI can fetch and provide us
In last post of this series we had a look on deployments steps of the Platform and Proxy VM. In this post we will configure the vRNI deployments and will see what kind
In last post of this series we discussed briefly about what is vRNI and why you should have it your environment. In this post we will look into the deployments steps.
Recently I was having a discussion with one of my friend on NSX related topic and then I came to know about a new must have tool for your NSX based lab. Title
This post is very similar to issue described in my last post. The only difference in last issue and this was I was not able to redeploy edge gateway to get rid of
Today while working on one production issue, I came across one incident where I was unable to delete one of the Org Network in vCloud Director. Observed following errors in vCD UI for
Like last post of NSX series, this post is also focused on exploring a new tool which helps automatic NSX stuffs in your infrastructure. I first came across this tool when I was
These days I am busy exploring NSX Rest API in my lab and during the process I came to know about a cool tool named PowerNSX and decided to dedicate a blog on
In this post we will explore how NSX manager system info can be retrieved via Rest API. NSX manager appliance home page is itself very descriptive and provides all system info.
In this post we will learn how can we configure some of the network settings like DNS/Syslog and NTP configurations in NSX manager via Rest API.
In this post We will learn how to view generate self-signed certificate for NSX and replace the certificates after getting them signed from CA. We will be doing this via Rest API.
In this post I will be demonstrating how to enable and disable high availability on NSX edge gateway using Rest API.
If you are
In this post I will demonstrate how to redeploy edge gateway in vCloud Director using Rest API
Disclaimer: This is not any fancy post
Today while working in my lab, I observed that while creating a new VDC in vCD was failing because org network failed to create.
On navigating to Org VDC list and clicking on error, it read the error load and clear that org vdc
I am a big advocate of not using the default SSL certs on any VMware products and I prefer using Signed certs from my CA server on my lab components. I have my CA server running in Windows Server 2012.
Earlier in my lab
This week I was trying my hands on upgrading NSX to version 6.2.4 which was released earlier this year in August.
I had no experience earlier with upgrading NSX manager and associated components, so I spent a lot of time in reading blogs and
Yesterday I was working on Edge Services Gateway in my Lab and deployed the edge gateway in HA mode. Soon after the deployment when I checked the HA status from vCenter, it reported status as Down
In last 2 post of the series we discussed about Distributed Logical Router. Moving forward in NSX learning series, we will look into what is Edge Service Gateway and will discuss on when to use edge gateway. We will look into deploying ESG
In last post of this series we discussed about distributed logical router and went through some important terms and terminologies. In this post we will jump into lab and will deploy logical distributed router.
If you have missed earlier posts of this series, you
In last post of this series we discussed about Logical Switching and understood when do we use logical switching. Also we deployed our first logical switch and moved a VM over to the newly created switch.
In this post we will discuss about Distributed
In last post of this series we briefly looked what is VXLAN (In actual it’s an ocean of knowledge in itself) and also we configured VXLAN on our cluster/hosts.
In this post we will be talking about Logical switching and we will see how
In last post of this series we saw how to prepare Esxi host and Cluster for NSX. In this post we will be talking little bit about VXLAN, what are its benefits and how to configure VXLAN on Esxi hosts.
If you have missed earlier