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 7 – T0 Logical Router (Advanced Deployment)

  Nested vLab Network Environment       Create a New VLAN Logical Switch Under Advanced Networking & Security | Networking | Switching | Switches click +ADD   Type a Logical Switch Name and select a VLAN Transport Zone (in my case TZ-VLAN-EXT) Set a VLAN id   The new Logical Switch is ready.   […]

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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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