Announced during the Pivotal SpringOne conference, NSX-T 2.1.0 is GA as of December 21, 2017. Among new features and enhancements, you will find: Load Balancing: to use logical load balancers, you must start by configuring a load balancer and attaching it to a Tier-1 logical router. … [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 Manager provides a REST API to automate management activities. You can interact with the API using RESTful web service calls over HTTPS. But what about the API documentation? There are multiple ways to get to the NSX-T API documentation, such as embedded API documentation in the Manager, … [Read more...]
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...]
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...]