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NSX-T  Blog Posts:

NSX-T Installation Series: Step 20: Configure Route Distribution on T0 (Tier-0) Gateway

NSX-T Installation Series: Step 20: Configure Route Distribution on T0 (Tier-0) Gateway

Reading Time: 4 minutes The steps 1 to 12 of this NSX-T Installation series focused on the setup of the NSX-T Datacenter components i.e.  NSX-T Management Cluster, Host and Edge Transport Nodes. From, Step 13 onwards, the focus shifted to building logical network topology that I alluded to in …
NSX-T Installation Series: Step 19 – Connect T1 (Tier-1) Gateway to T0 (Tier-0) Gateway

NSX-T Installation Series: Step 19 – Connect T1 (Tier-1) Gateway to T0 (Tier-0) Gateway

Reading Time: 3 minutes The steps 1 to 12 of this NSX-T Installation series focused on the setup of the NSX-T Datacenter components i.e.  NSX-T Management Cluster, Host and Edge Transport Nodes. From, Step 13 onwards, the focus shifted to building logical network topology that I alluded to in …
NSX-T Installation Series: Step 18 – T0 (Tier-0) Gateway: Map BGP neighbor to specific Uplink Interface

NSX-T Installation Series: Step 18 – T0 (Tier-0) Gateway: Map BGP neighbor to specific Uplink Interface

Reading Time: 4 minutes The steps 1 to 12 of this NSX-T Installation series focused on the setup of the NSX-T Datacenter components i.e.  NSX-T Management Cluster, Host and Edge Transport Nodes. From, Step 13 onwards, the focus shifted to building logical network topology that I alluded to in …
NSX-T Installation Series: Step 17 – Create T0 (Tier-0) Gateway [active-active] and Configure BGP

NSX-T Installation Series: Step 17 – Create T0 (Tier-0) Gateway [active-active] and Configure BGP

Reading Time: 5 minutes The steps 1 to 12 of this NSX-T Installation series focused on the setup of the NSX-T Datacenter components i.e.  NSX-T Management Cluster, Host and Edge Transport Nodes. From, Step 13 onwards, the focus shifted to building logical network topology that I alluded to in …
NSX-T Installation Series: Step 16 – Create VLAN Segments

NSX-T Installation Series: Step 16 – Create VLAN Segments

Reading Time: 3 minutes The steps 1 to 12 of this NSX-T Installation series focused on the setup of the NSX-T Datacenter components i.e.  NSX-T Management Cluster, Host and Edge Transport Nodes. From, Step 13 onwards, the focus shifted to building logical network topology that I alluded to in …
NSX-T Installation Series: Step 15 (Option 2) – Bulk VM Migration from vDS to N-VDS

NSX-T Installation Series: Step 15 (Option 2) – Bulk VM Migration from vDS to N-VDS

Reading Time: 4 minutes The steps 1 to 12 of this NSX-T Installation series focused on the setup of the NSX-T Datacenter components i.e.  NSX-T Management Cluster, Host and Edge Transport Nodes. From, Step 13 onwards, the focus shifted to building logical network topology that I alluded to in …
NSX-T Installation Series: Step 15 (Option 1) – Migrate VM(s) from vDS to N-VDS

NSX-T Installation Series: Step 15 (Option 1) – Migrate VM(s) from vDS to N-VDS

Reading Time: 4 minutes The steps 1 to 12 of this NSX-T Installation series focused on the setup of the NSX-T Datacenter components i.e.  NSX-T Management Cluster, Host and Edge Transport Nodes. From, Step 13 onwards, the focus shifted to building logical network topology that I alluded to in …
NSX-T Installation Series: Step 14 – Create Overlay Segments

NSX-T Installation Series: Step 14 – Create Overlay Segments

Reading Time: 4 minutes The steps 1 to 12 of this NSX-T Installation series focused on the setup of the NSX-T Datacenter components i.e.  NSX-T Management Cluster, Host and Edge Transport Nodes. From, Step 13 onwards, the focus shifted to building the logical network topology that I alluded to …
NSX-T Installation Series: Step 13 – Create T1 (Tier-1) Gateway

NSX-T Installation Series: Step 13 – Create T1 (Tier-1) Gateway

Reading Time: 4 minutes If you have successfully followed all steps 1 – 12 of this NSX-T Installation series – Congratulations! you have now completed the setup of all components i.e. NSX-T Management Cluster, Host and Edge Transport Nodes. Your efforts of spending valuable time in getting your hands …
NSX-T Installation Series: Step 12 – Create an NSX Edge Cluster

NSX-T Installation Series: Step 12 – Create an NSX Edge Cluster

Reading Time: 2 minutes The previous step, discussed the Edge Transport Nodes, its networking design and step-by-step instructions on how to configure one. This blog is the “Step 12” of the NSX-T Installation series, where we will discuss Edge Clusters, its scaling limitations and step-by-step instructions on how to …

NSX-V  Blog Posts:

“No NSX Managers available. Verify current user has role assigned on NSX Manager.”

“No NSX Managers available. Verify current user has role assigned on NSX Manager.”

Reading Time: 2 minutes Upon logging on to the vCenter with “[email protected]” and opening the “Network and Security Plugin”, you receive an error message as below: “No NSX Managers available. Verify current user has role assigned on NSX Manager.” “[email protected]” is the inbuilt account (if you have not changed …
NSX-V Site Failover/Failback Plan: Part 3

NSX-V Site Failover/Failback Plan: Part 3

Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog 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 to reverberate, I have split this topic into …
NSX-V Site Failover/Failback Plan: Part 2

NSX-V Site Failover/Failback Plan: Part 2

Reading Time: 3 minutes This blog 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 to reverberate, I have split this topic into …
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 – I have this discussion with almost every …
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 design option 1 before going further. Let’s …
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 here. Background There are various routing designs …

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