#nsx #sddc

Christmas Came Early: NSX-T 2.1.0 Released

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. Inline and one-arm topologies are supported. One load balancer can be attached to a T1 router. NSX-T load balancer supports Kubernetes service or ingress resources. ...

#network #nsx #sddc #software-defined

NSX-T 2.0 General Availability

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 KVM, containers, and bare metal. What’s New in NSX-T 2.0? NSX-T 2.0 introduces a new platform architecture that meets customer needs for flexible, scalable, and agile network and security infrastructure. ...

#api #automation #nsx #sddc #vra

Deeper Native NSX Integration with vRealize Automation 7.3

VMware vRealize Automation 7.3 was released yesterday; although this is a dot release, it integrates many new features and improvements covering: Out-of-the-box support for t-shirt sizing Policy-based optimization of virtual machine placement Lifecycle with new APIs available for installation and upgrade REST APIs High availability (automated failover of PostgreSQL and IaaS manager services, etc.) New health service New integrations (Puppet, Admiral) Deeper integration for Azure (drag-and-drop Azure software components in the blueprint designer) ...

#nsx #operations #sddc

Force HA Failover on NSX Edges

When NSX 6.2.3 was released earlier this year, a sentence in the release notes about failover caught my attention. **NSX Edge — On Demand Failover**: Enables users to initiate on-demand failover when needed. Well, since that moment, NSX 6.2.3 has been replaced by NSX 6.2.4 (sort of), but this statement is still true. About NSX Edge High Availability Before jumping straight into the subject, I would like to come back on the HA feature itself. ...