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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 »

PKS Pivotal Container Service 1.0 with NSX-T Installation

In this blog post, I will share my experience, hopefully step by step on installing PKS 1.0 on NSX-T 2.1. Pre-req You can refer to my previous blog posts on how to install NSX-T 2.1. http://blog.acepod.com/?p=480 References https://docs.pivotal.io/runtimes/pks/1-0/installing-nsx-t.html

PKS Pivotal Container Service 1.0 GA

PKS 1.0 has gone GA on the 8 Feb 2018! Its kinda weird that there is not much announcement on the web.   I am super excited about PKS as it has native integration with NSX-T! Features Create, resize, delete, list, and show clusters through the PKS CLI Native support for NSX-T and Flannel Easily… Read More »

On-Demand NSX Load Balancer spun up by vRA Configs

In this post, you will face the configs of the NSX 6.2.6 on-demand LB what was spun up by vRA 7.01. 1. For HTTP, you can select Cookie or Source IP for Persistence.   2. For HTTPS, SSL Passthrough is enabled by default. No persistence is configured. You can select Source IP or SSL Session… Read More »

Category: NSX

Whats new for NSX Load Balancer in vRA 7.3?

In this blog post, I would like to find and list out whats available for NSX LB in vRealize Automation 7.3. You can read more about the announcement on vRA 7.3 NSX features here. 1. There is a virtual server section where you can select what type of traffic you would like to load balancer.… Read More »

Category: NSX

New Home Lab – vSAN 6.6 Ready

More details coming up. For now, screenshot first.     vSAN AF Performance on a 1Gbps network.   Some other performance testing before setting up the vSAN cluster. Single Node vSAN on Supermicro E300 Cache Tier: Samsung NVMe SSD 960 Evo M.2 Capacity Tier: Samsung Evo 1TB SSD Samsung Evo 1TB M.2 convert to SATA on Supermicro E300… Read More »

NSX-v Testing Series – Part 1 – ESG HA, OSPF, Graceful Restart

In the past 3-4 years since I have been started playing around with NSX-v, first version 6.0.4, I have been testing features here and there, performing demos after I join VMware, without really documenting down. Its always test and forget. So now, I’m going to start documenting down my tests with blogging, recording videos and diagrams.… Read More »

Category: NSX