Category: VMware NSX

NSX for Newbies – Part 6: Distributed Logical Router (dLR)

Topics covered in this article dLR concepts dLR deployment dLR deployment verification steps dLR concepts What is a Distributed Logical Router (dLR)? As with traditional Cisco switches a Distributed Logical Router (DLR) is made up of two distinct elements: Control Plane represented by a virtual machine called Logical Router (LR) Control VM. Dynamic routing protocols such as OSPF, […]

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NSX for Newbies – Part 4: Preparing for Virtual Networking

So we have NSX Manager deployed and running. It’s now time to prepare the compute cluster(s) for network virtualization. Summarising what we need to complete: Deploy the NSX Controller(s) Host preparation: that is, install the NSX vib modules into the cluster(s) Configure VXLAN VTEP IP Pools Configure Segment ID pool Configure Global Transport Zone Configure […]

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