Category Archives: NSX

VMware Network Virtualization

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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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NSX Test App

A few of you have watched my youtube videos such as VIC, SRM with NSX and requested for the NSX Test App that I used for my demos. Alright, I thought why not share to the community the simple PHP Web application that I wrote. I also written a Lucky Draw App for my demo… Read More »

NSX Load Balancer for HTTPS Name-based Virtual Hosting

Few of you all know I used NSX Load Balancer for Name-based Virtual Hosting in my home lab as I only got a single Public IP Address and I got a few websites that I would like to host. For example, this blog you are reading now is actually being hosted behind a NSX LB.… Read More »

Category: NSX

VMs Security Tags during Disaster Recovery

If you use VM Security Tags for Security Group membership, these Security Tags are not applied on those VMs on the recovery site. On the protected site. After using SRM for a planned migration or during a disaster recovery.   I have created the same Security Tags on both the NSX Managers. Primary NSX Manager:… Read More »

NSX Components DRS Anti-Affinity Rules

NSX Edge Services Gateways(ESG) – DRS Anti-Affinity automatically configured by NSX NSX Control VMs – DRS Anti-Affinity automatically configured by NSX NSX Controllers – Need to manually configured for DRS Anti-Affinity rules

How should I connect NSX Edges to Firewalls?

In most of the NSX design documents, you will find that they usually consider connecting the NSX ESG(Edge Services Gateway) to physical routers which are usually the border leaf if you are using a Spine-Leaf architecture or Core switches if you are using a 3-Tier architecture. Below are some examples. Reference: NSX Design Guide  … Read More »

TWO new VMware NSX Offerings – Now Part of VMUG Advantage!

NSX is included in EVALExperience! Enjoy exclusive access to 365-day evaluation licenses for the following VMware solutions: VMware NSX Enterprise Edition – NEW! VMware vCenter Server Standard for vSphere 6.5 VMware vSphere with Operations Management Enterprise Plus v6.5 VMware vSAN VMware vCloud Suite Standard VMware vRealize Orchestrator VMware vRealize Operations 6 Enterprise VMware vRealize Log Insight… Read More »

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Virtual Network Assessment (VNA)

Recently I have been actively involved in carrying out the rolling out of VNA. Training for the internal VMware folks as well as the VMware partners. So what is exactly VNA and whats in for you? VMware Virtual Network Assessment(VNA) is a assessment that analyzes network traffic patterns within your data center. In 24 to… Read More »

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