#nsx #sddc #software-defined #vcenter #vsphere

Load Balance VMware Platform Services Controller (PSC) with NSX 6.2

Introduced with vSphere 6, the Platform Services Controller (PSC) provides several core services, such as Certificate Authority, License service and Single Sign-On (SSO). Multiple external PSCs can be deployed serving one (or more) service, such as vCenter Server, Site Recovery Manager or vRealize Automation. When deploying the Platform Services Controller for multiple services, availability of the Platform Services Controller must be considered. In some cases, having more than one PSC deployed in a highly available architecture is recommended. ...

#nsx #vrealize

Expand your Visibility in NSX-T with the NSX-T Log Insight Content Pack

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 queries I could leverage. I was surprised to find out that a NSX-T Log Insight Content Pack is already available! :) ...

#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. ...