VMworld 2017 EMEA is already finished for some time, but I wanted to take a moment to thank the vBrownbag team for the opportunity to present a 12 minutes session on NSX API, Automation and Unicorns. Although the format is quite short, it was a great and rewarding experience! For the little … [Read more...]
Software-Defined Networking (SDN) with VMware NSX
NSX is VMware’s solution to virtualize network and security for your software-defined data center (SDDC). NSX network virtualization decouples the network from hardware into a software abstraction layer which allows you to programmatically create, provision, and manage your networks.
NSX-T 2.0 was released a couple of weeks ago, and among the new features in the release notes, one caught my attention: RBAC and vIDM integration With this release, there are six roles for RBAC. Users can be assigned any of the six roles. NSX is also integrated with VMware Identity Manager to … [Read more...]
You have some spare time? Say no more, you should download the NSX books below for free, and tell your partner that she/he will see you again in 30 hours. :) It's not one, but 4 NSX books representing over 550 pages of content that are available for free: NSX Micro-segmentation Day 1 (this … [Read more...]
The 2.0 version of NSX-T was released yesterday (September, 7th 2017). \o/ NSX-T is focused on emerging application frameworks and architectures that have heterogeneous endpoints and technology stacks. In addition to vSphere hypervisors, these environments include other hypervisors such as … [Read more...]
Although a recurrent request, the use of Open VM Tools on guest or workload virtual machines has never been validated with NSX Distributed Firewall. It got quite unnoticed, but a small sentence in the NSX for vSphere 6.3.2 Release Notes changed the game: Starting in NSX 6.3.2, Open VM Tools is … [Read more...]