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

vCloud Director 9.1: Install vCloud Director Second Node – Part 6

At first, we need to prepare the virtual machine we are going to deploy the Second cell. These are the characteristics of the virtual machine. O.S: CentOS 7 (64-bit) vCPU: 2 RAM: 16 GB HDD: 16 GB IP: 10.161.115.167 (Used for HTTP) IP: 10.161.115.168 (Used for Proxy Console) Next, we need to prepare the operating … Continue reading vCloud Director 9.1: Install vCloud Director Second Node – Part 6

vCloud Director 9.1: Migrate and Transfer NFS – Part 5

At first, we need to stop vCloud Services by running the next commands. # service vmware-vcd stop And them, copy the information to other location. # cp -r /opt/vmware/vcloud-director/data/transfer/ /tmp/copy Them, delete the exiting data. # rm -fR /opt/vmware/vcloud-director/data/transfer/* Next, we need to mount the shared NFS by runing this command. # mount -t nfs … Continue reading vCloud Director 9.1: Migrate and Transfer NFS – Part 5

vCloud Director 9.1: Install NFS – Part 4

At first, we need to prepare the virtual machine we are going to deploy the NFS Server. These are the characteristics of the virtual machine. O.S: CentOS 7 (64-bit) vCPU: 2 RAM: 8 GB HDD: 16 GB Next, we need to install these packages on the CentOS server with yum:. #yum install nfs-utils And them, … Continue reading vCloud Director 9.1: Install NFS – Part 4