Category: VMware NSX

VMware Cloud Foundation 3.9.1 LCM Update

In this article I’m going to demonstrate how to perform a VMware Cloud Foundation LCM upgrade from version 3.9.0 to 3.9.1. The bundles are: SDDC Manager UI patch 3.9.0.1from 3.9.0.0 build 14866160 to 3.9.0.1 build 15219681 SDDC all services to version 3.9.1.0from 3.9.0.1 build 15219681 to 3.9.1.0 build 15345960 SDDC configuration drift 3.9.1.0from 3.9.1.0 build 15345960 to 3.9.1.0 […]

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DHCP Design thoughts with NSX VTEPs

I recently had an interesting discussion around design considerations (and implications) for NSX VXLAN Tunnel Endpoint (VTEP) when using DHCP for IP address allocation. Beginning with VMware Cloud Foundation 3.0 one of the external services required is a DHCP Server to provide automated IP address allocation for VXLAN tunnel endpoints (VTEPs) This is in-line with […]

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NSX Controller on VCF and VM Storage policy out of compliance

DISCLAIMER this post is based on VCF on VxRack SDDC. VCF DIY / ready-nodes might be less prescriptive in terms of constraints or have different supported configurations. When a workload domain (WLD) is provisioned in Cloud Foundation from SDDC Manager, a default VM storage policy is created and associated with the new cluster and it’s […]

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Dedicated Edge cluster with vCloud Director 9.0.x and migration scenario

With vCloud Director for Service Providers 9.0 come a lot of new features most of which have already been greatly summarised by Tom Fojta in this article vCloud Director 9 What’s New as well as this official white paper In this article I’m focusing on the “edge gateways placement engine” a long awaited features which allows […]

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