Home-brewed Powershell modules for NSX-T 2.4

Sometimes someone creates something .. WHICH IS JUST HORRIBLE. please .. please @PowerCLI: create native powercli cmdlets for NSX-T! #thehorror pic.twitter.com/PUsqDO7AAA — Dennis-X (@DennisLefeber) March 4, 2019 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js And I cannot stand it!In this case PowerCLI has created a “PowerNSXT” module including no more then 3 (!) cmdlets to do all: connect, disconnect, get (which is also used to put stuff in there). My dear … Lees verder Home-brewed Powershell modules for NSX-T 2.4

NSX-T 2.x: necessary recovery steps after host reinstallation.

After a host-failure, the host appear as an orphaned registrations in the NSX-T Manager database. Because of this registration your unable to: repair the hosts via the NSX-T GUI. re-install the NSX-VIB’s via the NSX-T GUI. re-join the host to the NSX-T management plane. You can basically do nothing as long as this registration exist or isn’t updated. The quickest method to get a workable … Lees verder NSX-T 2.x: necessary recovery steps after host reinstallation.

NSX-V: Security Framework implementation script

This Powershell script is used as an example for deploying a NSX Security Framework as described in this blog. Installing PowerNSX is a prerequisites, and before running this script connect to a greenfield NSX Environment, with the cmdlet: “connect-nsxserver”.This script modifies the default rule to a deny rule, creating a zero trust environment. So don’t use this script in you brownfield environment (you are warned!) Lees verder NSX-V: Security Framework implementation script

Next Gen Network Security topologies

Introduction In this blogpost I want to discuss the benefits of using a Software Defined Network (SDN) solutions in the evolving network security landscape. What, why and how: network security and micro-segmentation? In traditional networking environments filtering (from now on I will call it “firewalling”) is executed at the edge (or perimeter) of each network. With “each network” I mean a layer 2 domain: a … Lees verder Next Gen Network Security topologies