The VMware code Hackathon was on last night. The inaugural event headed up by Alan Renouf and William Lam saw 6 teams of people hack it out for a few hours to create something cool. Piling into the room there…

The Distributed Firewall in NSX for vSphere is comprised of a number of memory allocations. These memory allocations are also known as heaps. These are allocated based on the amount of physical memory that a server has. The memory heaps…

There was a request on the internal PowerShell slack channel. It was about how to make over 4,000 Security Groups and probably as many Security Tags for NSX. PowerNSX fits very well here. The requirement was to take the given…

I was chatting to a colleague recently and they were talking about using NSX Edge Gateway for load balancing a distributed install of vRA7. Amongst other things they mentioned that it would be good to consistently deploy a new load…

Just a small note – another version for NSX for vSphere. Some good improvements. Check out some of the better ones below. The release notes have more. More to come in some following blogs. What’s new?  Expanding physical connectivity options— by…

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…

The other week I presented at both Melbourne and Sydney VMware User Group conferences. This was a one day conference that consists of vendors, community, and partner presentation. The focus is on technical content for users by users. I submitted…

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,…

vForum 2015 : Network Virtualisation stream Implementing Network Virtualisation: Practical Microsegmentation   If you have read anything lately the world is a foot with news of “Microsegmentation”. Every vendor sells a solution that achieves this outcome. It is very easy…

This is a post in the series – What’s new in 6.2? It covers off the new features of a pseudo-major NSX release. Introducing Traceflow Traceflow adds functionality to the Toolbox that NSX provides to help Operationalise the NSX Network…

New NSX version dropped today. Here is the Release notes. I will follow up with some feature focused blogs soon! NSX vSphere 6.2 includes the following new and changed features: Cross vCenter Networking and Security NSX 6.2 with vSphere 6.0…