Posts Tagged ‘Network Virtualization’

VMware Cloud on AWS with NSX: Communicating with Native AWS Resources

Friday, January 5th, 2018

VMware Cloud on AWS Communicating to Native AWS Resources
I’ve also posted this blog on the VMware Network Virtualization Blog site. If you haven’t already, please read my prior two blogs on VMware Cloud on AWS: VMware SDDC with NSX Expands to AWS and VMware Cloud on AWS – SDDCs Across Different AWS Regions; I’ve also posted these on the VMware Network Virtualization Blog. The prior blogs provide a good intro and information of some of the functionality and advantages of the service. In this blog post I expand the discussion to the advantages of VMware Cloud on AWS being able to communicate with native AWS resources. This is something that would be desired if you have native AWS EC2 instances you want VMware Cloud on AWS workloads to communicate with or if you want to leverage other native AWS services like AWS S3 VPC Endpoint or RDS. (more…)

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NSX-V 6.3: Cross-VC NSX Security Enhancements

Friday, February 10th, 2017


 
I also published this blog post about new Cross-VC NSX Security Enhancements in NSX-V 6.3 on the VMware NSX Network Virtualization Blog on February 10, 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: 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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NSX-V: Multi-site Options and Cross-VC NSX Design Guide

Friday, July 22nd, 2016

I also published 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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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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Enhanced Disaster Recovery with Cross-VC NSX and SRM

Thursday, April 21st, 2016

I also published 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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Automating Security Group and Policy Creation with NSX REST API and Python

Saturday, April 2nd, 2016

My latest post on the VMware NSX Network Virtualization Blog, Automating Security Group and Policy Creation with NSX REST API, describes using NSX REST API with some code for a simple yet realistic use case focused around security where automation can help. In this example I use Python. (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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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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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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