VMware has released a design guide for a network with NSX, Cisco Nexus 7000 and Cisco UCS computing. Perhaps it’s a small glueing attempt from VMware to Cisco, maybe it’s nothing. The thing is, I’m really happy about this design guide, there’ll be a FlexPod for NSX yet! 😉
The document outlines a few important tips:
- Use separate links for the routing between NSX and the Nexus switches. As you don’t want to route over vPC.
- Use DVS network shares to prioritise your traffic.
- Make sure your MTU values are set properly.
It’s a very good … Read more