Category Archives: Security

VMware on AWS Quick Hits

vSphere plus SDDC Manager (VMware Cloud Foundation) plus NSX-V hosted on bare-metal at   AWS. VMware manages hardware account and bills you (separate from any AWS account you have) 4 nodes to start – each 2 socket/36 core, 512GB RAM, … Continue reading

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VMware AppDefense Quick Hits

Brought to you by the NSBU at VMware, home of NSX-V, NSX-T, VRNI. Cloud-based with a local “proxy” (assuming local need). Developer-focuses with tie-ins to development stream to track changes. Supports Windows 2012, 2012R2, 2016 with *nix support coming. Loads … Continue reading

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VMware NSX-T Quick Hits

NSX-T(ransformers) is a multi-hypervisor (ESX/KVM) cousin of NSX-V. Same SKU (if you own NSX-V 6.x, you own NSX-T 2.x). One NSX-T Manager can have multiple vCenters as “Compute endpoints” Standalone HTML5 client (not WebClient) NSX-T Edges can be VMs or … Continue reading

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Free NSX books from VMware

VMware NSX Micro-segmentation: Day 1 Guide VMware NSX Micro-segmentation: Day 2 Guide VMware Operationalizing NSX Automating NSX for vSphere with PowerNSX

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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 8

Sample Question Intro HOL: HOL-1810-01-SDC – Virtualization 101: Introduction to vSphere Prerequisites: None Lab: Module 2 : Understanding Single Sign On Question 8 The administration team has requested a new user with specific permissions. They would also like to use their … Continue reading

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VCAP6-DCV Deploy Sample Question 7

Sample Question Intro HOL: HOL-1810-01-SDC – Virtualization 101: Introduction to vSphere Prerequisites: None Lab: Module 2 : User Access and Authentication Roles Question 7 The administration team has requested two new groups of permissions. Requirements: Credentials: Use Windows session Authentication Role: HOL … Continue reading

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