NSX 6.x

NSX 6.3 Upgrade 1

Since the release of vCenter 6.5a that included support for NSX 6.3 I could finally look to upgrade my lab environment.  It is important you follow the official upgrade path for other products, for instance the Platform Service Controller (PSC) must be upgraded first.  I will be covering that in […]

Nested NSX 6.2 – Part 2 Controller Cluster

The next part of my lab is to deploy the NSX controller cluster.  The controller cluster consist of controller nodes – this is the control plane responsible for managing the hypervisor switching and routing modules.  NSX Controller maintains information about all hosts, logical switches, and distributed logical routers For resiliency and […]

NSX 6.2 – Update Host VIBs Manually

The following illustrates how to install the required vibs for NSX 6.2. First download the .zip, browse to the below depending on your ESX version.  This post will be related to vSphere 6.0 vSphere 6 – https://NSX-Manager-IP/bin/vdn/vibs-6.2.0/6.0-2984108/vxlan.zip vSphere 5.5 – https://NSX-Manager-IP/bin/vdn/vibs-6.2.0/5.5-2983935/vxlan.zip CLI To update using the CLI extract the .zip file […]

NSX Manager 6.2 – Lookup Service Error 8

Do you have Platform Service Controller (PSC) or vCenter configured and replaced the self signed machine certificates?  Are you looking to deploy NSX Manager 6.2?  If so you must consider the following. NSX Manager can be configured to use Lookup Service and you can provide SSO credentials to register NSX Management Service as […]