Category Archives: Network

NSX distributed logical router appliance Part 2

In a previous post I talked about UDLR/DLR differences, why you might need to deploy an appliance with your (U)DLR and how high availability works for the optional appliance. This post will cover more on IP addressing for the appliance … Continue reading

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NSX distributed logical router appliance Part 1

When you create a Universal or “regular” Distributed Logical Router in NSX you have the option of deploying an appliance along with it. This post will cover why to deploy an appliance along with a DLR, configuring the appliance for … Continue reading

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Moving an NSX DLR control VM (datastore or host)

If you have deployed an appliance along with your NSX distributed logical router you might need to move it around in the vSphere environment. However, using the normal vSphere migration method causes more than a few issues. Not to worry, … Continue reading

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Can’t create Universal Transport Zone or UDLR with NSX 6.2 / 6.3

VMware NSX 6.2 introduced Cross-vCenter including Universal objects like Universal Transport Zone, Universal Logical (Distributed) Router (UDLR), Universal Logical Switch. So what happens if you’re on 6.2+ and you can’t create those objects? If you find yourself trying to create … Continue reading

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VCAP6-NV (VCIX6-NV) Sample Question 10

Sample Question Intro HOL: HOL-1703-SDC-1 – VMware NSX: Introduction and Feature Tour Prerequisites: none Lab: Module 5 : Distributed Firewall Question 10 The security team has requested new rules to protect an externally-facing three-tier app. Requirements: VMware web client login: administrator@vsphere.local … Continue reading

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VCAP6-DCV Deploy Sample Question 6

Sample Question Intro HOL: HOL-1810-01-SDC – Virtualization 101: Introduction to vSphere Prerequisites: None Lab: Module 2 : Introduction to vSphere Networking and Security : Adding and Configuring a vSphere Distributed Switch Question 6 The network team has completed deployment of new networking hardware … Continue reading

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VCAP6-DCV Deploy Sample Question 5

Sample Question Intro HOL: HOL-1810-01-SDC – Virtualization 101: Introduction to vSphere Prerequisites: None Lab: Module 2 : Introduction to vSphere Networking and Security : Configuring vSphere Standard Switch Question 5 The network team has deployed new networking hardware for a test environment that … Continue reading

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