Archive for the ‘Labs’ Category

Disaster Recovery with VMware NSX-V and Zerto

Saturday, August 19th, 2017

VMware NSX and Zerto - Testing DR Plan

VMware NSX and Zerto - Testing DR Plan


In a few prior blogs I posted on this site and on the VMware Network Virtualization blog site, I described and demoed how VMware NSX and SRM with vSphere Replication combined provide for an enhanced disaster recovery (DR) solution. SRM also provides additional integration with NSX when Storage Policy Protection Groups (SPPGs) are used by providing the ability to automate network mappings. One of the great things about the NSX-V platform, is it can be used with any DR orchestration tool that supports the VMware vSphere ESXi hypervisor. Some of the tools customers are using with NSX include VMware SRM, Dell EMC RP4VM, Zerto, and Veeam. As SRM was discussed and demonstrated in a prior blog, Zerto and NSX together is explained in more detail below. (more…)

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NFD 15: VMware NSX for Multi-Site Environments with Humair Ahmed [Video]

Friday, June 9th, 2017

NFD 15: VMware NSX for Multi-Site Environments with Humair Ahmed

NFD 15: VMware NSX for Multi-Site Environments with Humair Ahmed


Check-out the below video for the presentation I gave at Networking Field Day 15 on April 6th 2017. In this presentation, I discuss NSX for Multi-Site, Universal Security Tags, Workload Mobility, Disaster Recovery, etc., and also show a demo of NSX and SRM working together to provide an enhanced disaster recovery solution! You can also checkout the video on the Tech Field Day website, YouTube, or Vimeo. (more…)

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Multi-site Active-Active Solutions with NSX-V and F5 BIG-IP DNS

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Multi-site Active-Active Solutions with NSX-V and F5 BIG-IP D
I also published this blog post about Multi-site Active-Active Solutions with NSX-V and F5 BIG-IP DNS on the VMware NSX Network Virtualization Blog on May 31, 2017. The full blog post is provided below and can also be seen on the VMware NSX Network Virtualization Blog site. (more…)

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NSX-V 6.3: Control Plane Resiliency with CDO Mode

Saturday, March 4th, 2017

VMware NSX: CDO Mode  
I also published this blog post about the CDO Mode feature introduced in NSX-V 6.3 on the VMware NSX Network Virtualization Blog on March 4, 2017. The full blog post is provided below and can also be seen on the VMware NSX Network Virtualization Blog site. (more…)

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VMware NSX and SRM: Disaster Recovery Overview and Demo [Video]

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

I also published this blog post on the VMware Network Virtualization Blog. This basically is a re-posting of a prior recent blog post I wrote on my personal blog here and also on LinkedIn. However, I’ve added a video that provides a quick overview with walkthrough and demo of the NSX + SRM Disaster Recovery solution. You can check-out the video on the VMware Network Virtualization Blog or on the VMware NSX Youtube Channel. I’ve also embedded the video directly below. (more…)

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VMware NSX and SRM: A Better Disaster Recovery Solution

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
VMware NSX and SRM: Enhanced Disaster Recovery

VMware NSX and SRM: Enhanced Disaster Recovery

In this post, I’ll briefly expand on the benefits of utilizing NSX as part of a disaster recovery (DR) solution. For additional information check out my prior posts on the VMware Network Virtualization blog. Additionally, I recently presented at 2016 US VMworld and Europe VMworld on multi-site and disaster recovery solutions and recorded sessions can be viewed here: US VMworld, Europe VMworld. (more…)

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Multi-site with Cross-VC NSX and Palo Alto Networks Security [Video]

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

I also published this blog post on the VMware NSX Network Virtualization Blog. The full blog post is provided below and can also be seen on the VMware NSX Network Virtualization Blog site. (more…)

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Multi-site with Cross-VC NSX: Consistent Security and Micro-segmentation Across Sites [Video]

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

I also published this blog post about the security benefits of a multi-site Cross-VC NSX solution on the VMware NSX Network Virtualization Blog. The full blog post is provided below and can also be seen on the VMware NSX Network Virtualization Blog site. (more…)

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Automation Leveraging NSX REST API Guide

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

I also published this blog post about automation leveraging the NSX REST API on the VMware NSX Network Virtualization Blog on June 21, 2016. The full blog post is provided below and can also be seen on the VMware NSX Network Virtualization Blog site. (more…)

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Monitoring VMware NSX SpoofGuard with REST API and Perl

Friday, June 17th, 2016

I also published this blog post about monitoring VMware NSX SpoofGuard with REST API and Perl on the VMware NSX Network Virtualization Blog on June 17, 2016. The full blog post is provided below and can also be seen on the VMware NSX Network Virtualization Blog site. (more…)

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