Learn NSX Day 7 : Deploying ESXi

Learn NSX Day 7 : Deploying ESXi

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Reason to use :
Pre load NSX VIBs into your ESXi image for an auto deploy solution
(Prep ESXi hosts normally in Update Manager)
A guide can be found her How to Install VIBs on ESXi host vmwarearena.com

Check VIBs are loaded



Check for  :
NSX Distributed Firewall

Where to check. See example “Verify NSX VIBs Installation from ESXi hosts” vmwarearena.com



  • Logs F/W decisions
  • Requires “netcpa” agent to be running for VXLAN tunnel end point (VTEP)
  • Shows ARP entries for given VXLAN network


Topics :
Learn NSX – Home
Learn NSX Day 1 : NSX Requirements
Learn NSX Day 2 : NSX Deployment Best Practice
Learn NSX Day 3 : NSX Manager and NSX Controller
Learn NSX Day 4 : NSX Roles
Learn NSX Day 5 : NSX HA, Edge, REST API
Learn NSX  Day 6 : NSX and Logical Switches
Learn NSX Day 7 : Deploying ESXi
Learn NSX Day 8 : vDS (vSphere Distributed Switch)
Learn NSX Day 9 : Load Balancing Feature
Learn NSX Day 10 : Layer 2 Bridging
Learn NSX Day 11 : NSX EDGE
Learn NSX Day 12 : Spoof Guard
Learn NSX Day 13 : Distributed Router and Distributed Logical Firewall
Learn NSX Day 14 : Monitoring
Learn NSX Day 15 : NSX Backups
Learn NSX Day 16 : Useful Commands & Errors


These are notes made during my study of VMware NSX for vSphere. Apologise if any of the detail is incorrect. Hopefully posts under “Learn NSX” help others to start learning about VMware NSX for vSphere.


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