#network #nsx

#10 Things To Know Before Starting with NSX-T

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 VIBs Controllers Are Always Required Deploy Controllers Sequentially NSX Edge Cluster Where to Run VM-based Edges Respect NSX-T System Requirements Uplink Names in Uplink Profiles Compute Managers: What, When and Why? ...

#powercli

PowerCLI Installation and Update using PowerShell Gallery Memo

Since PowerCLI 6.5.1, you no longer have a MSI file to download and install: you can now install directly from the PowerShell Gallery. When using this system, the install is done completely through PowerShell itself using the PowerShell Gallery via PowerShellGet. I’m using this post as a memo for various tips and info about the installation and update of PowerCLI via the PowerShell Gallery. Pre-requisites: Uninstall any existing version of PowerCLI PowerShell 5. ...

#api #nsx #powercli

How-To Use the new PowerCLI NSX-T Module

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 how-to use it below. NSX-T Cmdlets Three cmdlets are available: Connect-NsxtServer: quite obvious, establishes a connection to an NSX-T server. ...

#api #automation #nsx

NSX API, Automation and Unicorns

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 story, I initially planned for a 30 minutes session when I submitted my abstract (below)…due to logistic and timing reasons, I ended up with a 12 minutes session: ...