vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager is a new addition to the vRealize Suite. Announced at VMworld 2017 Europe, and v1.0 was released on September 19th 2017! The solution is designed to streamline and simplify the deployment and on-going Day 0 to Day 2 management of the vRealize Suite. Which includes Installation Initial Setup Health Monitoring/Configuration Management … Continue reading vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager – Step by Step How to Install & Import Existing Environment
Announcing Three New VMware NSX Guides!Announcing Three New VMware NSX Guides!VMware’s Networking and Security Business Unit is excited to announce THREE NSX Guides being released for VMworld U.S. 2017! Our Guides are authored and technically reviewed by VMware subject matter experts and serve to cover VMware network and security essentials. These new guides follow our … Continue reading Announcing Three New VMware NSX Guides!
NSX-V v6.3.3 was released this week, but before you upgrade be sure to pay close attention to the release notes. Couple of things to note. NSX Controller OS change The underlying operating system for the NSX Controller is now Photon OS. See Controller Upgrade in the Upgrade Notes for NSX Components section for details on … Continue reading NSX-V v6.3.3 Upgrade Notes
If you don't already have Log Insight deployed in your environment, stop reading this immediately and go deploy it! I'll be here when you get back. A 25 OSI pack is even included with your vCenter license, see this FAQ. Log Insight is a simple install, and I won't cover that here. As there is … Continue reading VCSA Log Insight Agent Install & Configuration
What is VMware NSX and Network Virtualization? What is VMware NSX and Network Virtualization? VMware NSX is the network virtualization and security platform for the software-defined data center that emerged from VMware after they acquired Nicira. VMware Social Media Advocacy
I really like the new NSX Dashboard. While it was added in v6.2.3, there are some great enhancements included with NSX v6.3.0. The initial release of the Dashboard included System Overview, Host Preparation Status, Firewall Publish Status & Logical Switch Status. v6.3.0 adds Backup Status, Edge Notifications & Service Deployment Status In previous versions of … Continue reading NSX Dashboard
Had a question from one of my customers recently. They asked if vR Ops can report on which VM's in their environment have hot-add enabled. Customer has a number of 'monster' VM's and wanted a quick and easy way to verify on a regular basis that hot-add was NOT enabled. Reason being if hot-add is … Continue reading vR Ops Report to Identify VM’s with Hot-Add Enabled