vSAN File Services IPs not reachable when using NSX-T?

I’ve had this question a few times, if you enable vSAN File Services and you use NSX-T and it’s not possible to reach the vSAN File Service IP addresses, what should you do? In 999 out of the 1000 cases, it typically is a matter of enabling Mac Learning on the Segment Profile for the segment being used by … [Read more...]

How to deploy vSphere 7 with Kubernetes on a single not-nested ESXi node

In a previous article I explained how to deploy vSphere with Kubernetes on a nested two node ESXi environment. Because the deployment wizard doesn’t check if you have the required number of ESXi hosts available you can even choose to deploy vSphere with Kubernetes on a single host. William Lam already posted an … [Read more...]

AMD EPYC support in NSX-T 3.0

A lot of customers are looking at (the latest) AMD CPUs in virtualization environments. AMD is doing some interesting things with the EPYC CPUs: the first generation of EPYC CPUs (Naples) provided up to 32 cores, while the second generation EPYC CPUs (Rome) are now available with up to 64 cores per CPU. Although AMD … [Read more...]

Automated deployment of a NAT network with VMware Cloud Assembly and NSX-T

In a previous post I explained how to deploy a routed network in an automated way using VMware Cloud Assembly and NSX-T. In this article I will explain another network construct that is included in Cloud Assembly: a NAT network. VMware Cloud Assembly is part of VMware’s next generation automation & … [Read more...]

Why I’m going to VMworld 2018 Las Vegas

VMworld is less than a week away. I’m very very excited to fly into Las Vegas next Sunday. My Last time at VMworld US was in 2012… How time can fly! VMworld is a five-day conference that will take place at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas August 26 – 30. Go check vmworld.com for more ... Read more Why I’m … [Read more...]

Why I’m going to VMworld 2018 Las Vegas

VMworld is less than a week away. I’m very very excited to fly into Las Vegas next Sunday. My Last time at VMworld US was in 2012… How time can fly! VMworld is a five-day conference that will take place at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas August 26 – 30. Go check vmworld.com for more ... Read more Why I’m … [Read more...]