FTF 013: Update NSX-T module on ESXi hosts

Last week I needed to do an update of NSX-T 3.0 to 3.0.2. The update process is simple and straightforward but I faced a small issue. When I wanted to do the update of ESXi hosts I received the following error on only hosts with vSphere on usb/sd card installed. Install of offline bundle failed on host... No… Read More »

FTF 012: Resource Pools in practice

A Resource Pool (RP) is a powerful but also danger tool when used not properly. RPs are not folders! and they require the correct design phase. Some years ago, I wrote an article on basics and please follow it if you are not familiar with RPs. I needed to use RPs to address some internal requirements: divide cluster… Read More »

New features with NSX-T 3.0 - Federation and Kubernetes on vSphere

VMware released NSX-T 3.0 today with some interesting features. In my opinon, the most important are below: Modern Apps Networking: NSX-T for vSphere with Kubernetes, container networking and security enhancements. Cloud-scale Networking: NSX Federation. NSX-T Federation NSX-T 3.0 introduces Federation - a possibility to connect many NSX-T instances with below benefits: Consistent Policy Configuration and Enforcement. Simplified DR. Operational simplicity… Read More »