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Quick Tip: How to Identify the NSX-T Management Cluster Virtual IP leader node

Quick Tip: How to Identify the NSX-T Management Cluster Virtual IP leader node

Reading Time: < 1 minute The NSX-T Installation series – Step 4, showed the step-by-step instructions to configure “NSX-T Management Cluster Virtual IP” (VIP), how it works and its failure handling. This blog is a quick tip follow-up, which talks about “how to” identify the NSX-T Management Cluster leader node …
NSX-T Installation Series: Step 4 – Configure NSX-T Management Cluster Virtual IP

NSX-T Installation Series: Step 4 – Configure NSX-T Management Cluster Virtual IP

Reading Time: 3 minutes In the previous step, we deployed additional NSX-T Managers and formed the Management Cluster. This blog is the “Step 4” of the NSX-T Installation series which shows step-by-step instructions to configure “NSX-T Management Cluster Virtual IP” (VIP), how it works and its failure handling. But …
Configure NSX-T Manager VM to display “GRUB Menu” to prep for “root” password reset in an emergency!

Configure NSX-T Manager VM to display “GRUB Menu” to prep for “root” password reset in an emergency!

Reading Time: 2 minutes If the root password is forgotten or lost for the NSX-T Manager Appliance, resetting it is not possible. This blog shows the step-by-step instructions to display the “Grub Menu” at boot time on the NSX-T Manager Appliance VM, to prep it for an emergency reset …
NSX-T Installation Series: Step 5 – Create IP Pool

NSX-T Installation Series: Step 5 – Create IP Pool

Reading Time: 3 minutes The previous step, showed the step-by-step instructions to configure “NSX-T Management Cluster Virtual IP” (VIP), how it works and its failure handling. This blog is the “Step 5” of the NSX-T Installation series which shows step-by-step instructions on how to create “IP Pools” that are …
NSX-T Installation Series: Step 3 – Deploy Additional NSX-T Manager Nodes from UI

NSX-T Installation Series: Step 3 – Deploy Additional NSX-T Manager Nodes from UI

Reading Time: 3 minutes In the previous step, we discussed – what is compute manager, its benefits and the steps to add it to the NSX-T Manager. This blog is the “Step 3” of the NSX-T Installation series which shows step-by-step instructions to deploy additional NSX-T Managers from the …
NSX-T Installation Series: Step 2 – Add a Compute Manager

NSX-T Installation Series: Step 2 – Add a Compute Manager

Reading Time: 3 minutes In the previous step, we deployed NSX-T manager and used few commands for post installation health check for network configuration and services status. This blog is the “Step 2” of the NSX-T Installation series which shows step-by-step instructions to add Compute Manager.  But before we …
NSX-T Installation Series: Step 1 – Deploy NSX-T Manager

NSX-T Installation Series: Step 1 – Deploy NSX-T Manager

Reading Time: 4 minutes In Step 0, we discussed the overall design and what we are going to achieve at the end of this NSX-T Installation series, via a couple of visio diagrams and few key points. This is the first step towards that end goal, which shows the …
NSX-T Installation Series: Step 0 – High Level Design

NSX-T Installation Series: Step 0 – High Level Design

Reading Time: 3 minutes Before any product deployment, it is common practice to document an architecture design and most enterprises follow some sort of framework e.g. TOGAF that helps organize concepts, knowledge, understanding. Therefore, I thought it would be ideal to compose “Step 0” of this ‘step-by-step’ Installation series, …
Home Lab Setup – Nested ESXi Host’s networking for NSX-T

Home Lab Setup – Nested ESXi Host’s networking for NSX-T

Reading Time: 3 minutes I have been meaning to write a blog series on NSX-T Installation for some time now but work and related travel have taken quite a precedence. However, this Christmas break have given me the opportunity to compose a “step-by-step” series, to help the wider vCommunity. …
NSX-T Management Cluster Deployment: Part 1

NSX-T Management Cluster Deployment: Part 1

Reading Time: 2 minutes As discussed in one of my previous blog NSX-T Architecture (Revamped): Part 1, the release of NSX-T v2.4 brought simplicity, flexibility and scalability for the management plane. If you are not familiar with the architecture of the NSX-T, I would highly recommend checking out both …

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