NSX, NSX-T

NSX-T: Part 8 – T0 Logical Router (Simple Deployment)

  Nested vLab Network Environment In the following lab I’ll deploy a new DLR (DLR-S1-02) using a simplified procedure, some objects like Switch Ports and Router Ports will be auto generated. The ESG have been already installed (ESG-S1-44 & ESG-S1-46) and clustered (ECL-S1-02). On the left picture lab deployed on Part 7, on the right […]

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NSX, NSX-T

NSX-T: Part 6 – Edge Cluster Deployment

NSX-V In a typical NSX-V deployment we can have 3 vSphere Cluster tipologies: Management Cluster Compute Cluster(s) Edge Cluster On the Management Cluster we have the infrastructure VMs/Appliances like vCenter, NSX Manager, NSX Control Cluster, vRealize Log Insight, AD, DNS…. The Compute Cluster(s) hosts generic VM workloads. In the Edge Clusters generally we have  the […]

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KVM, NSX, NSX-T

NSX-T: Part 5 – KVM Fabric integration

  Lab env (nested) Perform a CentOS 7.6 installation with 4 vNICS and expose HW assited virtualization to the guest OS.   Host preparation #Disable SELinux #Modify YUM configuration to avoid any unsupported package upgrades echo ‘exclude=kernel* redhat-release* kubelet-* kubeadm-* kubectl-*docker-*’ >> /etc/yum.conf #Install additional packages yum groupinstall “Virtualization Hypervisor” yum groupinstall “Virtualization Client” yum […]

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NSX, NSX-T, vSphere, vSphere 6.7

NSX-T: Part 4 – vSphere Fabric integration

  Mnimum vSphere version for NSX-T 2.4 vCenter 6.71Ub ESXi 6.7U1 with patch ESXi670-201901001     Add Compute Manager (vCenter) Login to NSX Manager, under System | Fabric | Compute Managers click on +ADD   Insert vCenter informations and credential, click ADD Accept vCenter Thumbrint   After some seconds vCenter will be registered     […]

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KVM, NSX, NSX-T

NSX-T: Part 3 – Deploy NSX-T Manager on KVM Host

Lab env (nested) Perform a CentOS 7.6 installation with 2 vNICS and expose HW assited virtualization to the guest OS. Host preparation #Disable SELinux #Modify YUM configuration to avoid any unsupported package upgrades echo ‘exclude=kernel* redhat-release* kubelet-* kubeadm-* kubectl-*docker-*’ >> /etc/yum.conf #Install additional packages yum groupinstall “Virtualization Hypervisor” yum groupinstall “Virtualization Client” yum groupinstall “Virtualization […]

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NSX, NSX-T

NSX-T: Part 2 – Deploy and Clusterize NSX-T Manager

Deploy First NSX-T Manager   Set VM name and select DC Select the Compute Resource to host NSX Manager appliance Set NSX Manager size. Select ExtraSmall deployment if you want setup the NSX Manager Cluster in manual mode or Small form factor for using configuration wizard. During configuration wizard is possible only select Small and […]

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NSX, NSX-T

NSX-T: Part 1 – Another brick in the wall

Please use google translator button on the right to convert from Italian to English   NSX-V Giunti alla versione 6.4.4 e con un rilascio inziale datato a fine 2013, si può dire che questo prodotto ormai sia arrivato ad un buon livello di maturità. Ad ogni minor release, sono state introdotte nuove funzionalità con improvment […]

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