June 2019

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Anybody working with NSX micro-segmentation knows the importance of monitoring application traffic and the associated distributed firewall rules. Today I just want to share a simple and quick way to increase visibility in the NSX distributed firewall logs. For this short article I’m using NSX-T 2.4.1 and vRealize Log Insight 4.8. vRealize Log Insight has…

Read more NSX DFW Quick Tip: Tag and Trace

UPDATE 01/10/2019: As pointed out in the comments importing the NSX-T OpenAPI specification into Postman doesn’t work anymore. This is due to NSX-T OpenAPI specification not being totally compliant with the OpenAPI specification and Postman becoming less forgiving about this in newer versions. A workaround is to fetch the NSX-T OpenAPI specification in YAML format:…

Read more Getting Started with the NSX-T API and Postman

One of the first things to configure after deploying the NSX Manager nodes is backup. No NSX-T implementation should ever get configured let alone go live without a working backup (and restore) in place. Let’s have a look at how to set this up. Backup target NSX-T uses SFTP (TCP port 22) to transfer backup…

Read more Setting Up NSX-T Backup