In our line of work we are often deployment clean NSX environments in the lab. One of our labs allows us to deploy a multi-cluster vSphere environment and configure it with storage, clusters, vCenter elements, and DVS with PowerCLI very…

There are a lot of times where people have asked it would be great to have an ability to clone an edge. Take all the configuration and duplicate it easily. Well now you can. The Copy-NsxEdge function takes an already…

At VMworld US and Europe this year, Nick Bradford and I presented on PowerNSX. PowerNSX provides a PowerShell module featuring a substantial number of cmdlets that cover the NSX API. Working in concert with PowerCLI it becomes possible to interact…

Firewall cleanup This post will show how to purge all the Distributed Firewall rules created by NSX. In my studies for the VCIX-NV certification I managed to build some interesting rule sets and was applying them to all sorts of…

APIs and programmatically delivering network function is the impetus to change from older networking thought processes into the modern and future architectures. For some time now many networking vendors have been providing API function. NETCONF configuration via Python allows Juniper…

I have been working with the RESTful API within NSX for vSphere a bit lately. I have been standing a few environments up with a python script that makes sequential API requests to the NSX manager. This has been pretty…