An upgrade issue has been identified by VMware for NSX-T 3.2 as such they are currently only recommending to use 3.2 in greenfield deployments only. https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/87231 At this time, use NSX-T 3.2.0 for greenfield deployments only. Customers upgrading to NSX-T 3.2.0 may encounter an NSX-T Management Plane upgrade failure during the “run_migration_tool” phase of the […]
NSX-T Layer 2 Bridging
Intro NSX-T Layer 2 bridging allows us to connect or ‘Bridge’ a VLAN backed port group or device to an NSX-T Overlay network. Why would we want to do this? Well its a common use case for migrating workloads into NSX-T Overlay networks or to provide connectivity between physical servers and Overlay backed VM’s while […]
NSX-T 3.2 is now GA
NSX-T is now available and its a massive release so lots of blogging opportunities await! For the full release notes go HERE. Below is an extract of whats new 🙂 What’s New NSX-T Data Center 3.2.0 is a major release offering many new features in all the verticals of NSX-T: networking, security, services and onboarding. […]
Coming soon NSX-T 3.2…..
Just a couple of recently release articles on the upcoming NSX-T 3.2 should be GA anytime soon with some really cool new features and finally Federation can maintain Security tags!! VMware NSX 3.2 Delivers New, Advanced Security Capabilities Announcing NSX-T 3.2: Innovations in Multi-Cloud Security, Networking, and Operations
NSX-T Multisite Options Part 2
Intro Welcome to part two of the NSX-T multisite options, in part one we covered the original two ways to do multisite both manual and automated and also covered the HA method is this post I’ll cover how we set Up The HA Multisite. To read part one go here. The Build Lets get on […]
NSX-T Multisite Options Part 1
Intro I’ve previously made a post which as it turns out is a pretty popular one being the most read post on my blog and thats the Multisite vs Federation post. The content is still very relevant however there is another way to do Multisite that as it turns out is pretty obvious but not […]
NSX-T T0 VRF Lite / Gateway
Intro Introduced in NSX-T 3.0 is VRF lite also known as VRF Gateway, VRF or Virtual Routing and Forwarding allows multiple instances of routing tables to exist within the same gateway at the same time. Essentially this gives us a multi tenant routing solution using a single parent T0 gateway. As a result we can […]
NSX-T with vCenter
Just a really quick post about a feature thats due to come out soon likely when NSX-T 3.2 drops. I recently updated my vCenter to the latest release 7.0.3 with it you will see a new feature in the shortcuts menu. Thats right NSX from inside the vCenter, if we click the shortcut we get […]
NSX-T Edge deployment fails, OVF certificate validation failed.
Intro I thought I’d already written a blog post about this issue but it seems not so here it is :). I’ve had this issue a few times on my lab as the NSX-T managers are always getting powered up and down and as such not all the services are running when I want to […]
Avi vExpert 2021
Just a quick post to say I am proud to have been awarded the new Avi 2021 vExpert award.