Category: NSX

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NSX 6.2 Edge Services Gateway choices

One of the biggest issues when deploying NSX to determine what ESG, My current client. We had two options for a highly resilient deployment here is an outline of the proposed design. Option One: Stateful Active/Standby HA Model This is the redundancy model where a pair of NSX Edge Services Gateways is deployed. One of the Edge functions is in...

NSX v6 Bug for L2 Bridging  “Configuring Layer 2 Bridging on a Distributed Logical Router in NSX for vSphere 6.1.2 fails with error: User is not authorized to access object” 0

NSX v6 Bug for L2 Bridging “Configuring Layer 2 Bridging on a Distributed Logical Router in NSX for vSphere 6.1.2 fails with error: User is not authorized to access object”

Thanks to the consultants @ Gyrocom: IT Infrastructure www.gyrocom.co.uk for finding this knowledge base article. Symptoms Cannot configure Layer 2 Bridging on a Distributed Logical Router in NSX for vSphere 6.1.2 Configuring Layer 2 Bridging on a Distributed Logical Router in NSX for vSphere 6.1.2 fails You see the error: User is not authorized to access object edge-XX and feature edge.bridging,...

How to unload policy from a particular esx hosts interface 0

How to unload policy from a particular esx hosts interface

This would have saved some hassle on the previous incident on the POC. 1. SSH into ESX that runs the VC VM. 2. Run command summarize-dvfilter or vsipioctl getfilters to find out the filter name that is protecting the VC VM. The filter name starts with `nic-‘, such as nic-12345-eth0-vmware-sfw.2. Run command vsipioctl getrules -f <filter-name> to get the ruleset...

NSX outage causing a Nutanix cluster failure 0

NSX outage causing a Nutanix cluster failure

A few weeks back, I started  a POC running the Nutanix 3000 series and NSX. The theory was to consolidate VPN, load balancing, storage and compute into a single appliance: Oh please ignore for not using a flat network, this is a political and cultural challenge as people are not able to grasp concepts. Sometimes to go fwd we need...

Nutanix & VMware NSX proof of concept 0

Nutanix & VMware NSX proof of concept

For the next couple of weeks ill be working on a POC for the client I’m currently working for.  The client I’m working for has many distributed systems that have a low VM foot print but due to licensing costs (thank you Oracle), their physical foot print needed to be keep to a minimum. At each client site the hardware...