vCD External Network: can’t UPDATE/DELETE a subnet (IPAM Ip Scope)

If you are familiar with vCD, you might be aware that when an External network is defined you have to specify the subnet details in a form like the following: The Problem You can define many subnets for one given External network, however it’s not possible to edit the Gateway nor the Network Mask. You can […]

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NSX-v Cross-VC 6.2 Control Plane Agent to Controller “Unknown” Status and NSX Manager UUID

I have recently run into a weird problem with a NSX 6.2 Cross-VC setup. The scenario Each site was correctly configured (at least it appeared so) one NSX Manager set to Primary on Site1, one NSX Manager set to Secondary on Site2. Universal logical switches were correctly syncing from Site1 to Site2. Be sociable, share!TwitterLinkedinFacebookGoogle+email

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Automate media eject for all vCD VMs

The Problem This might sound a bit strange, I mean why would you want to do that? Well this requirement came up during a vCNS to NSX upgrade in a vCD environment. In particular when hosts needed to be put into maintenance mode to allow the new VIBs to be installed/upgraded. Be sociable, share!TwitterLinkedinFacebookGoogle+email

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Automate vCD Networks Redeployment with PowerShell

Lately I have been working for a Service Provider (SP) helping them migrating several vCloud Director (vCD) 5.x instances from vCloud Networking and Security (vCNS) 5.5 to NSX. In case you missed the news, vCNS 5.5 went EOGS (End of Global Support) 19 September 2016 hence the reason many customers have rushed (or are still rushing) to […]

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