Posts Tagged ‘DFW’

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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VMware NSX Online Fundamentals – Multi-Site/Disaster Recovery

Saturday, March 19th, 2016

Check-out this overview and walk-through presentation I recently did on Cross-VC NSX functionality introduced in NSX 6.2. Deployment models, Multi-Site, and Disaster Recovery solutions are also discussed. To view the video, you must first register. You will then have access to this video and other VMware/NSX sessions that can be viewed on demand.


VMware NSX Online Fundamentals – Multi-Site/Disaster Recovery

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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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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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VMware NSX and Comprehensive Security for the SDDC

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

I’ve written several prior articles on the VMware NSX network virtualization platform as it relates to security. NSX offers such a robust platform for security, I sometimes come across folks interested in NSX yet not aware of the full potential of NSX in terms of security. I hope to provide some additional insight in this short blog. (more…)

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Advanced Security with VMware NSX and Check Point vSEC [Video]

Monday, September 28th, 2015

In a prior blog, I wrote about VMware NSX and Check Point vSEC integration for advanced security. Check out the VMware NSX Check Point vSEC demo on the VMware NSX YouTube channel or embedded directly below. In this demo, I step through a quick overview of Check Point vSEC, step through deployment, and show an example of URL Filtering and Application Identification. (more…)

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VMware NSX 6.2 Adds Cross-vCenter Networking and Security

Saturday, September 5th, 2015

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Ahead of this year’s VMworld which was just this past week (08/30 – 09/03), VMware recently released NSX 6.2 with many new and exciting features. You can see a list of new features listed in the NSX 6.2 online release notes. In this short post, I’ll briefly discuss the new Cross-vCenter Networking and Security (Cross-VC NSX) functionality. For more details and information, checkout the VMware NSX 6.2 for vSphere Documentation Center. (more…)

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VMware NSX: Advanced Security Services with Check Point vSEC

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Check Point vSEC

Check Point vSEC

In early 2014, the well known security company, Check Point, announced it was collaborating with VMware to integrate its security software with NSX to help automate and simplify the provisioning of advanced security services. Just last month, Check Point announced its Check Point vSEC solution for NSX. (more…)

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Firewalling & Micro-segmentation with VMware NSX

Monday, December 8th, 2014

One very exciting and strong use case for VMware NSX is advanced security. VMware NSX has some inherent security features and also allows for 3rd party security appliance integration. In this blog, I’ll briefly discuss the firewalling and micro-segmentation capabilities of VMware NSX-vSphere. (more…)

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