When it comes to infrastructure, or security, logging is one of the main key elements: logs are the best source of information for troubleshooting issues, analyzing changes and obtaining runtime operational data. For that reason, I was looking to forward NSX-T logs to Log Insight to see what kind of … [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 is available for 2 months now and I have played with it quite a lot since that moment. There are a lot of differences between NSX-T and NSX-V and I thought I could share a few tips you should know before starting with NSX-T. Geneve, not VXLAN or STT Recommended MTU NSX-T … [Read more...]
PowerCLI 6.5.3 was released 2 weeks ago (10 October 2017), and the major change is the introduction of the NSX-T module. Yep, you read correctly, NSX-T support in PowerCLI is here! :) Compared to PowerNSX, this module is being released as a low-level module (API access only): I'll describe … [Read more...]
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...]
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...]