NSX-T Federation – Active Active Data Centers

 NSX-T Federation - Active Active Data Centers   This blog covers NSX-T Federation feature which allows L2 stretching between Data Centers as well as supports micro segmentation for workloads based on security tags.   Earlier blogs covered NSX-T Federation with a single Tier 0 stretched Gateway. Here we explore how two Tier 0 Gateways can … Continue reading NSX-T Federation – Active Active Data Centers

NSX-V to NSX-T Migration using Layer 2 Bridging

NSX-V to NSX-T Migration using Layer 2 Bridging This blog will explore how we can migrate workloads which are on hosts prepared for NSX-V to hosts prepared for NSX-T using NSX-T Layer 2 Bridging. Cluster Setup In the lab setup, four hosts ESXi 1 up to 4 are prepared for NSX-T and the remaining four … Continue reading NSX-V to NSX-T Migration using Layer 2 Bridging

NSX-T Federation (Local Egress Using Tier 0 Active-Active, All Locations Primary)

NSX-T Federation Local Egress Using Tier 0 Active-Active, All Locations Primary This is a follow up to my earlier post on NSX-T Federation. This design uses Local Egress similar to the Local Egress feature in NSX-V. One has to note that if there are firewalls upstream to Tier 0 Gateway in both the locations, then … Continue reading NSX-T Federation (Local Egress Using Tier 0 Active-Active, All Locations Primary)

NSX-T Multi Site

NSX-T Multi Site NSX T Multi Site Topology The above topology is for NSX-T Multi Site.1. There are two Tier 0 Gateways provisioned.One Tier 0 Gateway is in Primary Site.The other Tier 0 Gateway is in DR site.2. There is one DR only Tier 1 Gateway to which segments are connected.Workload VMs are connected to … Continue reading NSX-T Multi Site

Connecting NSX-T Tier 0 Gateway to another Tier 0 Gateway

Connecting NSX-T Tier 0 Gateway to another Tier 0 Gateway Reference : NSX-T Design Guide A Tier 0 Gateway is typically required to connect to the physical network. A Tier 1 Gateway in NSX-T does not connect to the physical network directly. Segments to which workloads are attached are connected to Tier 1 Gateways. Tier … Continue reading Connecting NSX-T Tier 0 Gateway to another Tier 0 Gateway

Deploying Edge Node VM on N-VDS of Compute Transport Node

Deploying Edge Node VM on N-VDS of Compute Transport Node Deploying Edge Node VM on N-VDS of Compute Transport Node Segments which are overlay networks require N-VDS which is a virtual switch specific to NSX-T. Virtualized workloads VMs are connected to segments hosted on N-VDS of compute hosts. The compute guest VMs will be attached … Continue reading Deploying Edge Node VM on N-VDS of Compute Transport Node

NSX-T Routing Configuration

NSX-T Routing Configuration Overall Topology used in the lab Pre-requisites like NSX-T manager installation, preparing and configuring compute host transport nodes, preparing and configuring edge transport nodes are covered here.As shown in the topology above, two Tier 0 gateways are configured in the lab.One Tier 0 gateway is configured in Active-Active High Availability mode and … Continue reading NSX-T Routing Configuration