Deploy and Integrate NSX Advanced Load Balancer (AVI) with NSX-T

If you could not tell yet, I have been doing a lot lately with the NSX Advanced Load Balancer (AVI) and really enjoying it. My knowledge and understanding of the product has increased over the last few weeks. I've become a big fan because of the tremendous value it can provide customers. These days we … Continue reading Deploy and Integrate NSX Advanced Load Balancer (AVI) with NSX-T

Create NSX Advanced Load Balancer Cluster (AVI)

Deploying an NSX Advanced Load Balancer (AVI) controller cluster is a fairly easy task, and a necessary one to ensure system redundancy. That controller cluster needs to be highly available. Achieving HA requires a total of three (3) controller instances to be configured as a 3-node cluster and a cluster VIP. So you will need … Continue reading Create NSX Advanced Load Balancer Cluster (AVI)

Easy Deploy for NSX Advanced Load Balancer

This is a really quick fun and easy procedure to do accomplish in the work lab environment or a home lab to build your own skills. I really enjoy using this Fling and applaud this six contributors for creating this one. Keep in mind, the Easy Deploy for NSX Advanced Load Balancing appliance is a … Continue reading Easy Deploy for NSX Advanced Load Balancer

Configuring T0 ECMP in NSX-T

Here I am going to walk you through the process of configuring Tier-0 ECMP in NSX-T. You should have a good understanding of NSX-T and it's architecture as well as understand ECMP prior to starting. Before I begin let's review real quick. ECMP is used to increase northbound/southbound communication bandwidth by adding multiple uplinks to … Continue reading Configuring T0 ECMP in NSX-T

Deploy and Configure AVI for Tanzu

In this article I am going to take you through the steps for deploying the AVI controller and integrating it with VMware vCenter Server 7.0. If you are new to AVI Vantage, it is a software-based solution that can provide analytics in real-time as well as elastic application delivery services. I am a big fan … Continue reading Deploy and Configure AVI for Tanzu

Enabling Tanzu in vSphere 7.0 U2

It has been far too long since my last blog post. I started a new role at World Wide Technology (WWT) back in February and hit the ground running working with my new colleagues and supporting my customers. As most of you know with a new job comes enablement and onboarding and many other things. … Continue reading Enabling Tanzu in vSphere 7.0 U2

Upgrade to vCenter 7.0 and Decommission External PSC

Finally back to writing some VMware blog articles after a brief hiatus here. Took a long break during the holiday season and then I had a life changing event when I switched jobs. Needless to say but I had a lot going on. Onward and upward 2021! For my first blog post of 2021, I … Continue reading Upgrade to vCenter 7.0 and Decommission External PSC

How to Configure DNS in NSX-T

In this article I'm going to talk about and demonstrate how to configure and manage DNS in a VMware NSX-T 3.0 environment. The information I am going to cover here can also be referenced in the NSX-T Data Center Administration Guide. It is available both online and can be downloaded to PDF. It is a … Continue reading How to Configure DNS in NSX-T

How to Configure DHCP in NSX-T

In this article I'm going to talk about and demonstrate how to configure and manage DHCP in a VMware NSX-T 3.0 lab environment. The information I am going to cover here can also be referenced in the NSX-T Data Center Administration Guide. It is available both online and can be downloaded to PDF. It is … Continue reading How to Configure DHCP in NSX-T

Upgrading to vCenter 7.0 via CLI

Upgrading to vCenter Server 7.0