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: Configure Transport Zones

Transport zones dictate which hosts and, therefore, which VMs can participate in the use of a particular network Types of Transport Zones Overlay: Overlay transport zone is used by both host and NSX Edge transport nodes. When a host or NSX Edge transport node is added to an overlay transport zone, an N-VDS is installed … Continue reading NSX-T 2.5: Configure Transport Zones

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

vCloud Director 9.1: Install Erlang and RabbitMQ – Part 3

If you are using 3rd party solutions with vCloud Director, you will probably need to install an AMQP broker or if you have more than one vCloud director node AMQP broker is needed which allows vCloud Director cells to exchange messages among each other. That´s will be our case. At first, we need to install … Continue reading vCloud Director 9.1: Install Erlang and RabbitMQ – Part 3