Removing multi machine from vRA doesn’t remove IP reservation

To me last week was marked as BUGgy week as I hit way too many bugs in different products that I was working on. This post is about one of the strange and weirdest thing that I have noticed while working on Continue reading Removing multi machine from vRA doesn’t remove IP reservation

Improved Memory Overcommitment handling in vSphere 6.0

Before I jump onto this topic, I want to highlight about Large Pages in VMware vSphere ESXi hosts. Setting the stage VMware ESXi provides 2MB memory pages, commonly referred to as “large pages” along with usual 4KB memory pages. ESXi Continue reading Improved Memory Overcommitment handling in vSphere 6.0

vRealize Operations Manager 6.0 brings in Scalable & Resilient Architecture

vRealize Operations Manager 6.0 managed to bring a robust, scalable and resilient architecture in the platform design. In this post we are going to talk about the platform design, which brings you the massive scalable architecture. But before we jump Continue reading vRealize Operations Manager 6.0 brings in Scalable & Resilient Architecture

NSX for vSphere and VXLAN UDP Port Number

Author : Michael A. Haines, Prasenjit Sarkar In this blog post I thought it might be a good idea to share with you the current state of the VXLAN default port number and how this is implemented in the current Continue reading NSX for vSphere and VXLAN UDP Port Number

A separate NSX Edge Cluster or not ?

During this week’s SDDC workshop in Austin, one of the attendee asked this question to my friend. What considerations are there for using a separate NSX Edge cluster? When you would, when you wouldn’t want to use a separate cluster. I Continue reading A separate NSX Edge Cluster or not ?

Uncovering X-Forwarded-For in NSX-v Load Balancer

Few days back one of my close friend asked me that: Can we monitor the actual source client ip who requested for the web page when the web server is behind a load balancer? Another question came in around the Continue reading Uncovering X-Forwarded-For in NSX-v Load Balancer

Anatomy of Multiple Active Directory Domains with NSX for vSphere Manager

Author : Michael A. Haines, Prasenjit Sarkar There have been a few instances when I have been working with various customers that have asked me if NSX for vSphere Manager could work and was supported with multiple (3 in this Continue reading Anatomy of Multiple Active Directory Domains with NSX for vSphere Manager

VMware CTO Ambassador – What it means?

Yesterday was one of the day when I really felt proud as my email said: We are pleased to inform you that you have been selected to be an Ambassador in the CTO Ambassador Program for the 2015-2017 tenure!   Continue reading VMware CTO Ambassador – What it means?

Anatomy of DNS Forwarding capability in NSX for vSphere

Author : Michael A. Haines, Prasenjit Sarkar There seems to be a little uncertainty or confusion about the DNS forwarding feature in Edge device of NSX for vSphere 6.1.x.  and so some clarification we feel is necessary. Firstly and to Continue reading Anatomy of DNS Forwarding capability in NSX for vSphere

Experimenting with the REST API – What Tools can I use? – Part IV

Author: Michael A. Haines & Prasenjit Sarkar In part III of this blog series on the common REST API tools, we started looking at some of the more commonly used tools that can be used to interact with the REST API. Continue reading Experimenting with the REST API – What Tools can I use? – Part IV