Category Archives: Network

Networking 3 (TestTrack Unplugged Series)

I’ll assume you read the first post in the series. Networking 3 Things to notice: “Storage and vSphere management traffic will co-exist for the test.” = Enable Management traffic. This question was written before VSAN, that traffic type is not … Continue reading

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Networking 2 (TestTrack Unplugged Series)

I’ll assume you read the first post in the series. Networking 2 Things to note: “network administrator is in the process of setting the physical network” = This will likely not work if tested between hosts. In actuality it will … Continue reading

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Current VCIX6-NV/VCIX-NV exam environment

By request, out of fashion but still available, the VCIX-NV exam environment. Win2k8 jumpbox/DC/NFS/etc nine ESXi 5.5.0 hosts one VCSA 5.5.0 appliance – three compute clusters – one management cluster one iSCSI appliance one NSX manager appliance 6.0.2 Networks: lots … Continue reading

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VCAP6-NV Deploy public beta launched

[Update 6/16 with desktop screenshot] The successor to the popular NSX610 exam went into public beta last week with with a staggered roll out starting in the US. More info at the VMware pages Key changes from the current VCIX6-NV: … Continue reading

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VCP6-DCV launched (new framework and three new exams incl Delta and Foundation)

[Note: I expect to update this document several times as info is released and updated, check back or follow for the latest] Today the new VMware VCP certification framework launches along with $50 beta versions of three new exams: vSphere … Continue reading

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Retrieve identifying information for an NSX Cluster IP Pool

As a follow up to the thoroughly engrossing post on accessing the NSX API from Powershell, here is another example ripped from the pages of Twitter. While the API lists “Add an IP Pool” and “Query IP Pool Details” and … Continue reading

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VMware Certification for vSphere 6

VMware posted up a new Certification Roadmap for 2015 that has a slew of changes. VCP The VCP-level certification will now have two exams: “Foundation” exam that is online and covers the basics of vSphere/virtualization. This will not grant you … Continue reading

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