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…

Over on the community portal there has be a 4.2 release of the NSX-mh design guide. It gives administrators of NSX-mh an understanding into the design and configuration considerations around the latest version. It includes recommendations about virtual service nodes,…

NSX Edge – Routing between NSX Edge and physical network with Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) Summary This use case demonstrates logical routing between a NSX edge and physical network segment. It demonstrates to the administrator the benefits of dynamic routing.…

This post serves as an index for a VMware NSX Use Case Library. I am planning to sharing use cases of where NSX is applicable, defining success criteria and how to go about testing an implementation. This will give administrators…

The previous posts in this series have stepped through how to enable NSX and get some logical switches configured. Workloads now have L2 adjacency across IP subnets thanks to VXLAN logical switch overlays. It is time for routing. This post is…

In Part 4 of this series we will start deploying some Logical Switches. The focus of this series in walking administrators through performing tasks in the NSX environment. Details on how Logical Switching functions can be found here within the…

So far we have covered off associating NSX manager to vCenter and then deploying the NSX Controllers. Now it is time to prepare the control planes scope and prepare the clusters. It is easy to do and probably the most…

In the first post in this series I demonstrated associating VMware NSX to vCenter installation. We covered off the NSX manager function and how to associate it. Now lets look at deploying some NSX Controllers. NSX Controllers are the control-plane…

Previously I covered components surrounding VMWare’s NSX offering and what made up the solution. After a year since announcement and much hubbub surrounding the “network admin unicorn slayer”, VMworld Barcelona marked the GA release of NSX. After I had some…