Tag Archives: NSX

VM Security Tags with NSX Firewall

This post will walk through virtual machine security tags; how we can create tags, automatically add virtual machines with tags to a specific security group, and build associated NSX firewall rules. As a bonus we’ll also apply a security tag to a vRA blueprint, allowing vRA provisioned machines to automatically receive a security tag and […]

VMware Cross-vCenter NSX Overview

Cross-vCenter NSX allows network virtualization and security policies across multiple vCenter Server systems to be managed centrally. Universal objects have been introduced; such as universal logical switches, universal logical routers, and universal distributed firewall rules. Universal objects are able to span multiple sites or vCenter Server instances, enhancing workload mobility by allowing cross vCenter and […]

VMware Cloud Foundation Introduction

VMware Cloud Foundation is a unified Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) platform for both public and private clouds. When deploying a private cloud VMware Cloud Foundation provides an easy and fast to deploy hybrid-cloud-ready solution for Virtual Infrastructure (VI) and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI). This unique natively integrated stack bundles leading compute, storage, and virtualization products […]

VMware vRealize Network Insight Overview

This post will walk through the installation and configuration of VMware vRealize Network Insight (vRNI), following on from the release of v3.3.0. You can see what’s new in v3.3.0 in this VMware blog post. Network Insight integrates with NSX to deliver intelligent operations for software defined networking. The key features and use cases of vRNI […]

McAfee MOVE 4.5.0 Upgrade Guide with NSX

This post walks through the upgrade of McAfee MOVE to version 4.5.0 with NSX Manager, and can be used when upgrading McAfee MOVE Agentless versions 3.5.x, 3.6.x, and 4.0.0. The upgrade of versions 3.5.x or 3.6.x involves migrating all custom settings, policies and tasks with the McAfee MOVE Migration Assistant (these are retained by default when […]

NSX Install Guide Part 3 – Edge and DLR

In the final installment of this 3 part guide we will configure the Edge Services Gateway (ESG) and Distributed Logical Router (DLR). The NSX installation and relevant logical switches must be in place before continuing, for further information see NSX Install Guide Part 1 – Mgmt and Control Planes and NSX Install Guide Part 2 […]

NSX with Log Insight Integration

This post covers the steps required to configure NSX with Log Insight integration. The versions used are NSX 6.2.5 and Log Insight 4.0, for assistance with getting these products up and running see the NSX Install Guide and vRealize Log Insight Install Guide posts. Log Insight is available to NSX customers entitled to use v6.2.4 and above, […]