NSX Blogs

NSX-T  Blog Posts:

Preparing the vSphere Infrastructure for NSX-T v2.4 Install/Upgrade

Preparing the vSphere Infrastructure for NSX-T v2.4 Install/Upgrade

Reading Time: 2 minutes Every few months, new versions of products are released, and every product has its own interoperability with other products, due to new features being added and code updates. What the new versions bring with themselves, is a chain …

NSX-T v2.3 Installation: Step 4 – Host Preparation

NSX-T v2.3 Installation: Step 4 – Host Preparation

Reading Time: 4 minutes In this blog post, we will discuss NSX-T Hosts preparation methods, pre-requisites, followed by the step by step instructions. If you are new to NSX-T, I would also encourage you to refer my NSX-T Architecture blog post to get a …

NSX-T v2.3 Installation: Step 3 – Deploy NSX-T Controllers

NSX-T v2.3 Installation: Step 3 – Deploy NSX-T Controllers

Reading Time: 4 minutes In this blog post, we will discuss NSX-T Controller recommendations, important considerations, process, methods and pre-requisites, followed by the step by step instructions. If you are new to NSX-T, I would also encourage you to refer my NSX-T Architecture blog …

Unable to delete NSX-T Controller Node

Unable to delete NSX-T Controller Node

Reading Time: 3 minutes eting the NSX-T Controllers from the NSX Manager UI: Two controller nodes get deleted successfully but the last one fails with an error: “Node was not connected; it was not reachable or the cluster was not in majority. …

NSX-T Architecture: Part 2

NSX-T Architecture: Part 2

Reading Time: 2 minutes This blog post is the Part 2 and the continuation of the NSX-T Architecture: Part 1. In NSX-T Architecture: Part 1, we discussed the NSX-T architecture and how it extends the scope from on-premises to public clouds (and …

NSX-T Architecture: Part 1

NSX-T Architecture: Part 1

Reading Time: 5 minutes Every few years we see a systemic shift in IT, the traditional technical ways of achieving the business objectives are replaced by implementing new advance technologies that are more efficient, secure and robust. In the world of networking …

NSX-T v2.3 Installation: Step 2 – Add Compute Manager

NSX-T v2.3 Installation: Step 2 – Add Compute Manager

Reading Time: 3 minutes This blog post is the “Step 2” of the “NSX-T v2.3 Installation” series that shows step-by-step instructions to add Compute Manager. You could also watch this step recorded on the “video log” on youtube here and subscribe to the youtube channel …

NSX-T v2.3 Installation: Step 1 – NSX-T Manager Deploy

NSX-T v2.3 Installation: Step 1 – NSX-T Manager Deploy

Reading Time: 3 minutes This blog post is the “Step 1” of the “NSX-T v2.3 Installation” series that shows step-by-step instructions to deploy NSX-T manager. You could also watch this step recorded on the “video log” on youtube here and subscribe to the …

NSX-V  Blog Posts:

NSX-V Site Failover/Failback Plan: Part 3

NSX-V Site Failover/Failback Plan: Part 3

Reading Time: 3 minutes This blog post is a continuation of the “Planned” or “Unplanned” failover of NSX-V components i.e. NSX Manager, controllers, universal distributed logical routers in an Active/Passive datacentre scenario i.e. all North/South routing flow via one site’s ESG(s). Just …

NSX-V Site Failover/Failback Plan: Part 2

NSX-V Site Failover/Failback Plan: Part 2

Reading Time: 3 minutes This blog post is a continuation of the “Planned” or “Unplanned” failover of NSX-V components i.e. NSX Manager, controllers, universal distributed logical routers in an Active/Passive datacentre scenario i.e. all North/South routing flow via one site’s ESG(s). Just …

NSX-V Site Failover/Failback Plan: Part 1

NSX-V Site Failover/Failback Plan: Part 1

Reading Time: 4 minutes With NSX-T gaining traction this year, NSX-V is still widely used by many organisations. The question of “NSX-V site failover plan” came up twice in the last week, which encouraged me to write this blog. In fact – …

Part 2: NSX-V routing for Active/Active site with Metro/Stretched Cluster

Part 2: NSX-V routing for Active/Active site with Metro/Stretched Cluster

Reading Time: 3 minutes This blog post is a continuation of the NSX-V routing design options for Metro/stretched cluster between two sites. I would encourage you to visit the previous blog post here and get familiar with the background, pre-requisites and the routing …

Part 1: NSX-V routing for Active/Active site with Metro/Stretched Cluster

Part 1: NSX-V routing for Active/Active site with Metro/Stretched Cluster

Reading Time: 5 minutes In this blog we’ll discuss the NSX-V routing design options for Active / Active multi-site with single vCenter. This is “Part 1” that covers the background, pre-requisites and routing design option 1. For the option 2 please visit …

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