There was a line in the NSX 6.4 release notes that caught my eye: “Support for BGP and static routing over GRE tunnels.” – First thought was “awesome, dynamic routing over a VPN”. But then I realized that that GRE tunnel in itself is a new feature as well, which the release notes don’t really mention. The VMware Docs website also doesn’t mention anything about it.
After a bit of digging, it appears that this feature has been added primarily to support the VMware on AWS architecture and connectivity towards that platform. But that doesn’t mean us mortals can’t use … Read more