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NSX Dual Active/Active Datacenters BCDR

TweetOverview The modern data center design requires better redundancy and demands the ability to have Business Continuity (BC) and Disaster Recovery (DR) in case of catastrophic failure in our datacenter. Planning a new data center with BCDR requires meeting certain

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NSX-v Host Preparation

TweetThe information in this post is based on my NSX Professional experience in the field and from a lecture by Kevin Barrass, a NSX solution architect. Thanks toTiran Efrat for reviewing this post. Host preparation overview Host preparation is the

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NSX Edge and DRS Rules

TweetThe NSX Edge Cluster Connects the Logical and Physical worlds and usually hosts the NSX Edge Services Gateways and the DLR Control VMs. There are deployments where the Edge Cluster may contain the NSX Controllers as well. In this section

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NSX-v Troubleshooting L2 Connectivity

TweetIn this blog post we describe the methodology to troubleshoot L2 connectivity within the same Logical switch L2 segment. Some of the steps here can and should be done via NSX GUI,vRealize Operations Manager 6.0 and vRealize Log Insight,  so see it like

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NSX-V IP Discovery

TweetThanks to Dimitri Desmidt for feedbacks. IP discovery Allow NSX to suppress the ARP message over the logical switch. To understand why we need IP Discovery and how its work we need some background regard ARP. What is ARP (Address

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NSX-V Edge NAT

TweetThanks to Francis Guillier Max Ardica and Tiran Efrat of the overview and feedback. One of the most important NSX Edge features is NAT. With NAT (Network Address Translation) we can change the Source or Destination IP addresses and TCP/UDP

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NSX Load Balancing

TweetThis next overview of Load Balancing  was taken from great work of Max Ardica and Nimish Desai in the official NSX Design Guide: Overview Load Balancing is another network service available within NSX that can be natively enabled on the NSX

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NSX L2 Bridging

TweetOverview This next overview of L2 Bridging  was taken from great work of Max Ardica and Nimish Desai in the official NSX Design Guide: There are several circumstances where it may be required to establish L2 communication between virtual and physical

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NSX Role Based Access Control

TweetOne of the most challenging problems in managing large networks is the complexity of security administration. “Role-based access control (RBAC) is a method of regulating access to computer or network resources based on the roles of individual users within an

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Deploying NSX-V controller failed and disappear from vSphere client

TweetOne of the following issues hit during the deployment of the NSX-v Controller cluster may cause the deployment to fail and the deletion after few minutes of the instantiated Controller nodes. Firewall blocking Controller communication with NSX Manager. Network Connectivity

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