Category Archives: Design

VCDX #271! Thank you for your help!

First, I would like to give some context to this blog post. I wrote part of this one day after my first VCDX-NV Defense at Palo Alto in Dec 2017 but decided not to post it because I wasn’t successful then. Well, its another 9 months where I submitted again and this time round I… Read More »

VMs Security Tags during Disaster Recovery

If you use VM Security Tags for Security Group membership, these Security Tags are not applied on those VMs on the recovery site. On the protected site. After using SRM for a planned migration or during a disaster recovery.   I have created the same Security Tags on both the NSX Managers. Primary NSX Manager:… Read More »

NSX Components DRS Anti-Affinity Rules

NSX Edge Services Gateways(ESG) – DRS Anti-Affinity automatically configured by NSX NSX Control VMs – DRS Anti-Affinity automatically configured by NSX NSX Controllers – Need to manually configured for DRS Anti-Affinity rules

How should I connect NSX Edges to Firewalls?

In most of the NSX design documents, you will find that they usually consider connecting the NSX ESG(Edge Services Gateway) to physical routers which are usually the border leaf if you are using a Spine-Leaf architecture or Core switches if you are using a 3-Tier architecture. Below are some examples. Reference: NSX Design Guide  … Read More »