Month: April 2014

NSX Minimum MTU

Tweet What is the Minimum MTU for VMware NSX  ? The VXLAN RFC can be found at the link: https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc7348.txt From each ESXi host we can run the command: pktcap-uw –capture UplinkSnd –uplink vmnic1 -o /tmp/cap2.pcap This command will capture

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NSX Home LAB Part 4 – Logical Switch

TweetLogical Switch Overview This next overview of Logical Switch was taken from great work of Max Ardica and Nimish Desai in the official NSX Design Guide: The Logical Switching capability in the NSX-v platform provides customers the ability to spin up

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VMware is a new entrant to the Data Center Networking Magic Quadran

TweetSummary Data center networking requirements have evolved rapidly, with emerging technologies increasingly focused on supporting more automation and simplified operations in virtualized data centers. We focus on how vendors are meeting the emerging requirements of data center architects.   ++

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NSX Home LAB Part 3

Tweet Host Preparation This post was updated at 18.10.14 Host Preparation overview This next overview of Host Preparation was taken from great work of Max Ardica and Nimish Desai in the official NSX Design Guide: The NSX Manager is responsible for

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NSX Home LAB Part 2

Tweet  NSX Controller This Post updated at 18.10.14 NSX Controller Overview The NSX control plane runs in the NSX controller. In a vSphere-optimized environment with VDS the controller enables multicast free VXLAN and control plane programming of elements such as Distributed

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NSX Home LAB Part 1

Tweet Built the NSX infrastructure  This Post was updated at:18/10/2014 Thanks To VMware for giving me Today  DELL PRECISION M4800 It’s about time to create my first NSX home lab inside my Laptop. Lab Hardware Specification for M4800 Processor 4th

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