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PCF Ops Manager with NSX-T Installation

After you deploy the VM using the ova – pcf-vsphere-2.3-build.170.ova. 1. vCenter Config 2. Director Config 3. Create Availability Zones 4. Create Networks. At vCenter, you should be able to see the NSX-T Logical switches. I have created LS-PCF-Infrastructure. 5. Assign AZs and Networks 6. Once all done, you should be able to see all… Read More »

PCF Ops Manager NSX-T Error connecting to NSX IP

1. Error connecting to NSX IP: The NSX server’s certificate is not signed with the provided NSX CA cert. 2.You will need a linux machine to create an AD cert and sign it. Create the following folders. mkdir cnf mkdir certs mkdir private touch cnf/ca.cnf nano cnf/ca.cnf [root@pks-kube02 ~]# cat cnf/ca.cnf [ ca ] default_ca… Read More »

vFORUMOnline 2018 and Lightboard session

As part of this year vFORUMOnline 2018, I have the opportunity to do a lightboard session. Its my first lightboard session and its about introduction to container network & security using NSX-T DC. Very interesting experience indeed. This is also my very first time where I have my face in a video release online. This… Read More »

VCDX #271! Thank you for your help!

First, I would like to give some context to this blog post. I wrote part of this one day after my first VCDX-NV Defense at Palo Alto in Dec 2017 but decided not to post it because I wasn’t successful then. Well, its another 9 months where I submitted again and this time round I… Read More »

NSX Lucky Draw App for Events

If you have been to be my NSX sessions or experience days, you probably might have seen this NSX Lucky Draw App that I created for my demos. I have been asked a few times to share this application and also over last year or so when I deal more with containers, I always wanted… Read More »

Openshift with NSX-T Installation Part 4: Openshift Installation

In this article, we will use Ansible to install Openshift 3.9. On the Master node: nano /usr/share/ansible/openshift-ansible/roles/lib_utils/action_plugins/sanity_checks.py add then (‘openshift_use_nsx’,False. cd /root wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/vincenthanjs/openshift-nsxt/master/hosts cp hosts /etc/ansible/ -f cd /etc/ansible/ htpasswd -c /root/htpasswd admin If the above URL does not work. you can copy and paste the below into /etc/ansible/hosts #This is the file you replace… Read More »

Openshift with NSX-T Installation Part 3: RHEL

In this article we start install RHEL and install Openshift. The main guide for the installation I reference from is at https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-us/openshift_container_platform/3.9/html-single/installation_and_configuration/. Chapter 2.6 Advanced Installation. Step 1: Create a VM and install RHEL from iso. I place this VM on the LS-MGMT01 logical switch and this has internet access. Therefore, when you clone the VM, they will be… Read More »

Openshift with NSX-T Installation Part 2: NSX-T

    In this article, we are now going to start configuring NSX-T so that it will be ready for us to install Openshift and consume the networking and security services provided by NSX-T. The result is that Openshift can deliver on demand provisioning of all NSX-T components: Container Network Interface (CNI), NSX-T Container Plugin… Read More »