NSX 6.4 ICM TTT and updates

This week I am attending the Train the Trainer class for VMware NSX: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.4] and that has prompted me to go back and freshen up the NSX resources page I posted in 2014. I anticipate adding to this content over time as I go back through sites and articles that I have collected and found useful.

VMware Security Advisory for Virtual Appliances

VMware has released a new security advisory related to spectre/meltdown for their virtual appliances. For now, there are pending patches and links to KB’s detailing workarounds to disable SSH and most shell access:
VMware Security Advisory VMSA-2018-0007 https://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2018-0007.html

Setting Up FlashArray Active/Active Replication…

Setting Up FlashArray Active/Active Replication (ActiveCluster)

Setting Up FlashArray Active/Active Replication…

In Purity 5.0 Pure Storage released support for Active/Active replication on the FlashArray. This provides the ability to present the same storage volume simultaneously from two different FlashArrays. For a good overview, check out this video: The process to get this up and running on the FlashArray is super easy: Create a “synchronous” connection between … Continue reading Setting Up FlashArray Active/Active Replication (ActiveCluster) →


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ActiveCluster and VAAI

ActiveCluster and VAAI

ActiveCluster and VAAI

Pure Storage recently offered up support for active/active replication for the FlashArray in a feature called ActiveCluster. And a common question that comes up for active/active solutions alongside VMware is how is VAAI supported? The reason it is asked is that it is often tricky if not impossible to support in an active/active scenario. Because … Continue reading ActiveCluster and VAAI →


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Announcing vRealize Network Insight 3.6

Announcing vRealize Network Insight 3.6

Announcing vRealize Network Insight 3.6

New enhancements provide your partners the opportunity to sell the value of underlay/overlay visibility across SDDC networking and security. What’s new in vRealize Network Insight (vRNI) 3.6 ? Netflow from physical switches and routers enables visibility and security planning for physical end points and physical-only applications Flow analytics such as top talkers and net new […] The post Announcing vRealize Network Insight 3.6 appeared first on Partner News .


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Assess performance impact of Spectre & Meltdown…

Assess performance impact of Spectre & Meltdown patches using vRealize Operations Manager

Assess performance impact of Spectre & Meltdown…

With this article, I wanted to share some quick tips and tricks which can help you manage the performance of your workloads while you go through the patching process for Spectre & Meltdown vulnerabilities. Before my recommendations, here are a few things which you should know about Spectre & Meltdown: What is Spectre & The post Assess performance impact of Spectre & Meltdown patches using vRealize Operations Manager appeared first on VMware Cloud Management .


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