NSX-T 2.5: Add a Tier-1 Gateway

NSX-T supports a multi-tiered routing between provider router and tenant routing function. The top-tier logical router is referred to as tier-0 while the bottom-tier logical router is tier-1. This structure gives both provider and tenant administrators complete control over their services and policies. There is no dynamic routing between tier-1 and tier-0 LRs. The NSX-T … Continue reading NSX-T 2.5: Add a Tier-1 Gateway

NSX-T 2.5: Create a Edge Cluster

An Edge cluster is a group of homogeneous Edge transport nodes with common properties. It provides scale out, redundant, and high-throughput gateway functionality for logical networks.Follow the steps below to create a Edge Cluster.1 - Select System > Fabric > Nodes > Edge Cluster > Add.2 - Type a name for the NSX Edge Cluster, … Continue reading NSX-T 2.5: Create a Edge Cluster

NSX-T 2.5: Create an NSX Edge Transport Node

An NSX Edge Node is a transport node that runs the local control plane. The Edge Nodes are service appliances dedicated to running centralized network services that cannot be distributed to the hypervisors. Important: An NSX Edge can belong to one overlay transport zone and multiple VLAN transport zones. An NSX Edge belongs to at … Continue reading NSX-T 2.5: Create an NSX Edge Transport Node

NSX-T 2.5: Configure a Managed Host Transport Node

If we have a vCenter Server, we can automate the installation and creation of transport nodes on all the NSX-T Data Center hosts instead of configuring manually. If the transport node is already configured, then automated transport node creation is not applicable for that node. Follow the steps below to configure it. 1 - Select … Continue reading NSX-T 2.5: Configure a Managed Host Transport Node

NSX-T 2.5: Configure Transport Node Profile

A transport node profile captures the configuration required to create a transport node. Transport node profiles define an IP Pool, Transport Zone(s) and Uplink profile (created in the previous blogs) in a single configuration profile that is applied to the Transport nodes hypervisors. The transport node profile can be applied to an existing vCenter Server … Continue reading NSX-T 2.5: Configure Transport Node Profile

NSX-T 2.5: Create an Uplink Profile

An uplink profile defines policies for the uplinks. The settings defined by uplink profiles can include teaming policies, active and standby links, transport VLAN ID, and MTU setting. Uplink profile for Edge VM and Host Transport nodes considerations: If the Failover teaming policy is configured for an uplink profile, then you can only configure a … Continue reading NSX-T 2.5: Create an Uplink Profile

NSX-T 2.5: Create an IP Pool for Tunnel Endpoint IP Addresses

We can use an IP pool for the tunnel endpoints. Tunnel endpoints are the source and destination IP addresses used in the external IP header to identify the hypervisor. 1 - Select Advanced Networking & Security > Inventory > Groups > IP Pools > Add. 2 - Enter the IP pool details. 3 – Validate … Continue reading NSX-T 2.5: Create an IP Pool for Tunnel Endpoint IP Addresses

KB001: Backup and Restore VCSA vPostgres database 6.X

At first, we need to download  the backup and restore package from the Oficial KB (https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/2091961) and copy to VCSA following the next steps. 1. Download the package from the official BK VMware website. 2. Login in to the vCSA, create a directory and copy the file by using WinSCP into the VCSA. # mkdir … Continue reading KB001: Backup and Restore VCSA vPostgres database 6.X