In VMware NSX-T (NSX Data Center), BFD stands for "Bidirectional Forwarding Detection." BFD is a network protocol used to detect and quickly respond to failures in the forwarding path between network devices, such as routers or switches. It is designed to provide rapid failure detection and minimal downtime by quickly detecting link or path failures … Continue reading Bidirectional forwarding detection or BFD, in NSX-T (aka NSX 4.x onwards)
In VMware NSX-T, both Service Router (SR) and Distributed Router (DR) are integral components of the networking architecture that play distinct roles in providing routing and connectivity within the virtualized network environment. Let's delve into the differences between these two router types: Service Router (SR): Role: The Service Router is a centralized routing component that … Continue reading Service Router vs Distributed Router in NSX-T (aka NSX 4.x)
In the world of IT operations, the ability to monitor and manage infrastructure resources efficiently is critical. With vRealize Operations (vROps), IT teams can use various methods to organize resources, such as Tags, Application Groups, and Custom Groups. Each of these grouping methods offers unique features and benefits, making them ideal for different scenarios. In … Continue reading Resource Grouping in vROps: Tags, Application Groups, and Custom Groups – Finding the Perfect Fit for Your IT Operations!
VMware's vRealize Operations (vROps) is a comprehensive operations management platform that provides monitoring and management capabilities for your virtualized infrastructure. One of the ways to manage resources in vROps is by assigning tags to them, which allows you to group resources and perform monitoring and management operations more efficiently. While vROps provides its own REST … Continue reading Efficient vROps Tag Assignment with PowerCLI: Streamline Your Workflows
In today's fast-paced digital world, automation is key to improving productivity and efficiency. One area where automation can be particularly useful is in managing resources in vRealize Operations (vROps), VMware's comprehensive operations management platform. With its powerful API and extensive Python libraries, it's possible to create Python scripts to interact with vROps, automate tasks, and … Continue reading Automating vROps Tagging with Python: Simplify Your Resource Management using Python
vSphere Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) is a feature of VMware's vSphere virtualization platform that automatically balances computing workloads across multiple servers in a data center to optimize resource utilization and minimize downtime. It monitors the resource usage of virtual machines and dynamically adjusts the distribution of workloads to meet the resource demands of each virtual … Continue reading VMware vSphere 7 DRS and its best practices.