Using Packet Capture in NSX 6.4

The newly integrated Packet Capture tool in NSX 6.4 is very useful. I wrote three blog articles about year ago on how to perform packet captures from an ESXi host using the native 'pktcap-uw' command. Those tools still exist for you to use but this new tool is now available in the vSphere Web Client … Continue reading Using Packet Capture in NSX 6.4

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NSX DLR Packet Walk

Here it is as promised from the conclusion of my NSX Logical Switch Packet Walk blog article. In Part 2 of what I am calling my "NSX Packet Walk Series" we will be reviewing the step-by-step procedure of capturing packets through a Distributed Logical Router (DLR). We will initiate a continuous PING between a few … Continue reading NSX DLR Packet Walk

NSX Logical Switch Packet Walk

I have had nothing but fun working with NSX over the past few years. I love everything about it from design, deployment to managing it. Such a fantastic solution that brings a LOT to the table including deploying logical networks in just a few clicks to enhanced security thanks to microsegmentation. This post is for … Continue reading NSX Logical Switch Packet Walk