Recently, PowerNSX was released to work with PowerShell Core. This was a substantial undertaking from Nick Bradford to submit some pull requests to PowerShell Core, create a new method of handling web requests, and then wholesale adjusting PowerNSX to work.…

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…

VMworld 2016 has come and gone and one of the best releases of new software (I could be bias here) is PowerNSX. PowerNSX is a PowerShell module that abstracts the VMware NSX for vSphere API to a set of easily…

PowerNSX has been a focus of mine for a little while. I also have a penchant  for Log Insight. I like the product. I have outlined previously a blog here for approaching the segmentation of any application with Log Insight…

VMworld Public voting is on now. There is information about each session and public members are encouraged to vote for interesting sessions. Alas there is not author detail about who is presenting or additional information that was asked for when…

PowerNSX: PowerShell extensions for the enterprise administrator What is PowerNSX PowerNSX provides PowerShell commandlets or extensions for administrators of NSX for vSphere. PowerNSX delivers the capability to administrators to programmatically drive their infrastructure. Its focus is on exposing New, Update,…

This post originally appeared on SDN Central. This is a verbatim repost. DevOps practices rely on workflow automation to support evolving software function and programming, especially during the transition into live operations. At the heart of workflow automation lies standardization: the ability to…

The buzzword in the industry of late is DevOps. It is one that I hope isn’t tarnished by the marketing machine where buzzwords go to die. DevOps is the shift in the paradigm of network and infrastructure management. Centralized infrastructure…

Disclaimer about #NFD4 posts Automation. The benefits I find of automation is that workflows that are in place can be taken and performed on demand without manpower or assets assigned at every stage. Over at Juniper it seems that automation is a big focus…