NSX-V vs NSX-T – Basic Comparison

NSX-VNSX-TTight integration with vSphereYesNoWorks without vCenterNoYesSupport for multiple vCenter instances NoYesSupported virtualization platformsVMware vSphereVMware vSphere, KVM, Docker, Kubernetes, OpenStack, AWS native workloadsNSX Edge deploymentESXi VMVM or physical serverOverlay encapsulation protocolsVXLANGENEVEVirtual switches (N-VDS)vSphere Distributed Switch (VDS)Open vSwitch or VDSLogical switch replication modesUnicast, Multicast, HybridUnicast (Two-tier or Head)ARP suppressionYesYesA two-tier distributed routingNoYesConfiguring the IP addressing scheme for … Continue reading NSX-V vs NSX-T – Basic Comparison

vRealize Automation Blueprint/Cloud Templates Object Types: vRealize Automation in 7.x and 8.x

Blueprint object types are different in vRealize Automation 7.x and 8.x. In vRealize Automation 8.x blueprints object types are called as cloud templates. TypevRealize Automation 7vRealize Automation 8.0vSphere (vCenter) machineInfrastructure.CatalogItem.Machine.Virtual.vSphereCloud.vSphere.MachineAWSInfrastructure.CatalogItem.Machine.Cloud.AmazonEC2Cloud.AWS.EC2.InstanceAzure MachineCloud.Azure.MachineGeneric Virtual MachineInfrastructure.CatalogItem.Machine.Virtual.GenericCloud.MachineOn-Demand Load Balancer (NSX)Infrastructure.Network.LoadBalancer.NSX.OnDemandCloud.NSX.LoadBalancerOn-Demand Routed Network (NSX)Infrastructure.Network.Network.NSX.OnDemand.RoutedCloud.NSX.NetworkNSX-T On-Demand Routed NetworkInfrastructure.Network.Network.NSXT.OnDemand.RoutedCloud.NSX.NetworkNSX-T On-Demand NAT NetworkInfrastructure.Network.Network.NSXT.OnDemand.NATCloud.NSX.NetworkExisting NetworkInfrastructure.Network.Network.ExistingCloud.vSphere.NetworkOn-Demand Private Network (NSX)Infrastructure.Network.Network.NSX.OnDemand.PrivateCloud.NSX.Network

PowerVCF v2.1.1 – General Availability

PowerVCF v2.1.1 – General Availability I'm pleased to announce the general availability of PowerVCF v2.1.1 for download from the PowerShell Library. As mentioned in previous posts PowerVCF is a open source project and the team has been working hard on the latest update in their spare time to add support for VMware Cloud [...] VMware … Continue reading PowerVCF v2.1.1 – General Availability