NSX-v 6.2.3 – DFW UI Enhancements

With the recent release of NSX vSphere 6.2.3 there were a couple of subtle updates to the Distributed Firewall UI that aren’t obvious at first glance. Rule ID now shown by default. The Rule ID is now shown in the Distributed Firewall UI by default. No need to continually enable […]


NSX-v Web Central CLI 3

While NSX 6.2.x has been out for a while now, most people should be aware of the newly introduced feature called the Central CLI. I won’t go into the details of what the Central CLI is, as you can read about it on Brett Draytons blog (link). What I do […]

NSX-v: The Penny Drops

I was onsite implementing NSX-v for a customer, and part of the installation in this environment requires that we allocate the VTEP pnics to the VXLAN transport VLAN. To do this I had to liaise with the Network Operations guy. After laying it out for him that although these VTEP […]


Using PHP to query NSX-v via REST

Whilst working on a little side project of mine, I wanted to be able to submit a REST API call against a NSX Manager. At first I was just going to use shell_exec to execute one of my python scripts, but after a bit of investigation, I found that I could use the […]



NSXRAMLCLIENT on Ubuntu Issues

Following on from my last post about the NSXRAMLCLIENT, I decided to setup an Ubuntu machine dedicated to being able to run the NSXRAMLCLIENT in my home lab. Using my own instructions that I had written previously to get it up and running on my OSX 10.10.5 machine, I came across a […]