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Organizations implementing NSX-T overlay have several options when it comes to migrating existing VLAN-connected workloads to NSX-T overlay segments. Common methods include re-IP’ing or re-deploying workloads to a new IP space allocated to NSX-T logical networking. It gives the workload somewhat of a fresh start. Besides, a re-IP process can be a very useful exercise…

Read more Bridge Your Way To NSX-T Overlay

NSX-T 3.0 comes with brand new features for logical networking in multisite environments. With NSX-T Federation the platform effectively receives a location-aware management, control, and data plane and this gives us, the implementers and architects, some very interesting new options when designing and installing NSX-T 3.0 in a multisite scenario. Although Federation affects all major…

Read more Configuring NSX-T 3.0 Stretched Networking

Some weeks ago I introduced you to my GitHub repository containing a set of Ansible playbooks helping people deploy a highly customizable vSphere 6.7/7.0 with NSX-T 2.5/3.0 nested lab environment. As I mentioned in the “launch” post, this project is a work in progress and during the last couple of weeks I’ve been spending many…

Read more Nested vSphere and NSX-T Deployed With Ansible – April Update

When it comes to creating a design for NSX-T Multisite, use case and geography are two key factors. Two common use cases for organizations to start looking at a multisite architecture are: Disaster Recovery – Protection against site failure. Availability – Workload pooling with active workloads at each site facilitating higher service availability. Site geography…

Read more NSX-T Multisite – Disaster Recovery Part 1

Integrating third party security services with NSX has always been a popular feature of the platform. While NSX comes with its own set of robust security services, there are scenarios where additional workload protection is required. The ability for a partner solution to leverage the rather unique layer in which the NSX platform operates with…

Read more NSX-T Guest Introspection With Trend Micro Deep Security