Nested esxi lab for nsx – network issues

Preparing a lab of nested esxi host for nsx can be a pain Beside the issues with deploying the vcsa, ( browser compatability, ephemeral dvS port, create DNS first..) which are all things that will help in planning production deploys. There were a number of weird network issues that had me pulling my hair out. …

Useful NSX commands

Controller status commands # show control-cluster status # show control-cluster connections # show control-cluster startup-nodes # show control-cluster roles # show control-cluster history # join control-cluster xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx # join control-cluster xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx force # show status # show network interface # show network default-gateway # show network dns-servers # show network ntp-servers # show network ntp-status …

NSX Labs – Nested ESXi for NSX Lab

Nested ESXi for NSX Lab In my last lab build for NSX I came across some issues that were very time consuming to diagnose as they only show up when you start working with nsx I built the nested esx lab in esxi5.1 with vsphere 6 esxi and vsca. See the diagrams in other post for …