Archive for the ‘VMware’ Category

Multi-site with NSX Sessions at EMC World and VMworld 2016 [Video]

Thursday, December 15th, 2016

VMworld 2016: Multi-site Networking and Security with Cross-VC NSX

Throughout 2016, I’ve presented multiple sessions on Multi-site with NSX, Cross-VC NSX, and Disaster Recovery. If interested, you can view some of the public presentations I gave this year at EMC World and VMworld below. I’ve also listed the repeat session if the session was presented more than once and if both sessions were recorded. (more…)

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

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

I also posted this blog about leveraging third party security services in a multi-site Cross-VC NSX environment 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 posted this blog 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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NSX-V: Multi-site Options and Cross-VC NSX Design Guide

Sunday, August 7th, 2016

I first wrote this blog post about mult-site options and Cross-VC NSX design on the VMware NSX Network Virtualization Blog on July 22, 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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Enhanced Disaster Recovery with Cross-VC NSX and SRM

Thursday, July 28th, 2016

I first wrote this blog post about enhanced Disaster Recovery with Cross-VC NSX and SRM on the VMware NSX Network Virtualization Blog on April 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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VMware NSX at EMC World 2016

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016



So far, EMC World 2016 in Las Vegas has been great. Lots of great sessions on storage, hyper-converged, cloud, security, design, virtualization, and overall solutions for DR, Big Data, Multi-site, etc. (more…)

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Cross-VC NSX for Multi-site Solutions

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

Check-out my latest blog post, Cross-VC NSX for Multi-site Solutions, on the VMware NSX Network Virtualization blog. In the post, I discuss Cross-VC NSX functionality and step through vMotion across different vCenter domains at two different sites. (more…)

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Advanced VMware NSX Security Services with Check Point vSEC

Saturday, March 19th, 2016


If you haven’t already, checkout my post on the VMware Network Virtualization blog where I describe and show a demo on Advanced VMware NSX Security Services with Check Point vSEC. Most of the information is from prior posts I had written on my personal blog here, but I do aggregate some information and add some additional details: Advanced VMware NSX Security Services with Check Point vSEC.

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Automating VMware NSX Security Rules Creation with Splunk and Python

Saturday, January 23rd, 2016


VMware NSX App for Splunk: DFW Overview View

VMware NSX App for Splunk: DFW Overview View

If you haven’t already, checkout my post on the VMware Network Virtualization blog where I describe and show a demo of how Splunk can be used to monitor the VMware NSX distributed firewall (DFW), and, with a little Python code, help automate the creation of DFW rules: Automating VMware NSX Security Rules Creation using Splunk and Some Code.

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Reset VMware NSX-V DFW to Default Setting via NSX REST API with Python

Thursday, December 31st, 2015

I’ve been playing with the VMware NSX-V 6.2 REST API using both a browser based REST API client and Python. While I was exploring different methods, I deleted the default NSX-V Distributed Firewall (DFW) L3 section via REST API call within Python. Unfortunately, this prevents me from being able to add any rules to the NSX-V DFW, since rules must be added to a section, and I deleted the default DFW L3 section. The only way to add another section through the VMware vSphere web client is to right click an existing section and select “Add section,” however since I only had the default section which I deleted, this is no longer an option. (more…)

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