NSX Bytes: 6.1 Upgrade Part 3|4 – Clusters, Logical Switches, Edges and Guest Introspection

In Part 1 and Part 2 we went through the relatively straight forward upgrade of the NSX Manager and the more involved upgrading the NSX Controllers. To complete things…in this post we will upgrade the rest! NSX components must be upgraded in the following order: NSX Manager NSX controller Clusters and Logical Switches NSX Edge and Guest Introspection […] Read More

NSX Bytes: 6.1 Upgrade Part 2 – NSX Controller

In Part 1 we went through the relatively straight forward upgrade of the NSX Manager. In this post we will upgrade the NSX Controllers from 6.0.x to 6.1. NSX components must be upgraded in the following order: NSX Manager NSX controller Clusters and Logical Switches NSX Edge and Guest Introspection The upgrade process is managed by the […] Read More

NSX Bytes: 6.1 Upgrade Part 1 – NSX Manager

On the back of VMworld US and a bunch of other VMware Product Updates released last week…NSX 6.1 went GA late last week…. For a quick overview of the new feature enhancements from 6.0.x have a look at this post from @pandom_ Word is on the street that this upgrade is not without it’s complications. There […] Read More

Bug Fix: vCloud 5.x IP Sub Allocation Pool Error (5.5.2 Update)

A few months ago I wrote a quick post on a bug that existed in vCloud Director 5.1 in regards to IP Sub Allocation Pools and IP’s being marked as in use when they should be available to allocate. What this leads to is a bunch of unusable IPs…meaning that they go to waste and pools […] Read More

EVO:RAIL – Who are VMware Really Targeting?

Probably the biggest announcement from last week’s VMworld was the unveiling of the Project Marvin/Mystic as EVO:RAIL. Most of the focus on VMware releasing their own OEM distributed hyperconverged solution was to compete head to head with established hyper converged players like Nutanix…however after reading through Duncan Eppings blog post and seeing the UI Demo […] Read More

VCAP-DCA – Experience

I couple of months ago I wouldn’t have seen myself writing up one of these blog posts which seems to be customary for any blogger who has taken a VCAP. Having only secured my VCP last October I wasn’t thinking about VCAPs until the lure of the 50% discount and realisation that I needed to […] Read More

VMworld: Community Tech Talk – Differentiate or Die?

As mentioned in a previous post I was lucky enough to be able to present a #vBrownBag Tech Talk at this years VMworld. Even though the timing meant a smallish audience in the Community Hang Space it was a thrill to present…somehow I even got my still on the frontpage of the VMworld Video Page: […] Read More

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