NSX for Newbies – Part 5: Configure Logical Switch Networks

A logical switch is a distributed port group on a distributed switch. So why logical ? Because it gets a unique VNI (VXLAN Network Identifier) to overlays the L2 network. On the post Part 4: Preparing for Virtual Networking we saw that one of the key step was to “join” the hosts (or cluster) to the same transport […]

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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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NSX for Newbies – Part 3: Install NSX Manager

Installing NSX  Manager is “JAOD” (Just Another OVA Deployment) which can easily be summarised as Import > Next > Next > Finish. Having said that I don’t hide I had some issues during my first installation so I’m covering the process here, step by step, with screenshot. Be sociable, share!TwitterLinkedinFacebookemail

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