April 8, 2018

Mastering vSphere 6.5 – vCenter Logs

In our previous post we discussed about the ESXi logs. Here we would be discussing about the vCenter Logs. The below list is the log structure […]
April 8, 2018

Mastering vSphere 6.5 – ESXi Logs

Here is the post which I thought of writing for my friends who are new to VMware and wanted to understand the ESXi logs. In this […]
April 1, 2018

VMware NSX 6.x – Part 10 – Backup & Restore NSX Configuration

“What is the recovery plan, if it fails ?” – This is an usual and important question that needs to be answered. We can always backup […]
April 1, 2018

VMware NSX 6.x – Part 9 – Create Distributed Logical Router

In our previous post we discussed about NSX Logical Switches and tested the Switching. So in this post, let us discuss about Routing. In the traditional […]
April 1, 2018

VMware NSX 6.x – Part 8 – Create NSX Logical Switch

A Datacenter might have a variety of applications or applications from various customers. These applications require isolation for security and also to avoid IP Conflict. The NSX […]
April 1, 2018

VMware NSX 6.x – Part 7 – Create Segment ID and Transport Zones

In this Post, we will be discussion about creating Segment IDs and Transport Zones. Segment IDs has to be created for each NSX Manager to isolate […]
April 1, 2018

VMware NSX 6.x – Part 6 – Configuring VXLAN

Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN) enables you to create layer 2 network over layer 3 networks. VXLAN is used to create logical network for the virtual machines. To […]
April 1, 2018

VMware NSX 6.x – Part 5 – Host Preparation

After the NSX controllers are deployed, now NSX needs to install some VIBs on the host which would allow the host to enable VXLAN, distributed router […]
April 1, 2018

VMware NSX 6.x – Part 4 – Deployment of NSX Controller

The NSX Controller is the Control Plane and is usually deployed in three-node cluster to ensure High Availability. There wont be any impact to the NSX […]
April 1, 2018

VMware NSX 6.x – Part 3 – Registering NSX Manager with vCenter Server

Once the NSX Manager is deployed, we would need to register the vCenter Server with NSX Manager. Open your browser and type in https://<fqdn or IP […]
April 1, 2018

VMware NSX 6.x – Part 2 – Deployment of NSX Manager

NSX Manager is the centralized management plane. Upon deployment of NSX Manager, it installs some VIBs (VXLAN, Distributed Routing, Distributed Firewall and user world agent) on […]
April 1, 2018

VMware NSX 6.x – Part 1 – Overview

In VMware’s vision of Software Defined Data Center, VMware NSX plays the role of virtualizing the networking components. Thus enabling creating multi-tier and complex networking programmatically in […]
March 24, 2018

VMware vSphere APIs explained – VAAI, VAIO, VASA, VAMP, VADP

In this post we will be discussing about the Storage APIs which are used by 3rd-party storage vendors which enhances vSphere features. There are various APIs […]
March 19, 2018

VMware Skyline – First Impression

VMware Skyline is a Proactive Support Technology that continuously collects diagnostic data which includes the configuration and performance data from your VMware environment and checks with […]
March 3, 2018

VMware VDP 6.x – Part 3 – Unregister VDP using MOB

As I mentioned in the earliest post, VMware VDP has come to an End of Availability and hence you wish to completely uninstall VMware VDP then […]