NSX for vSphere 6.4.1 has been released and it brings a couple of good nuggets. Most of all, it is now compatible with vSphere 6.7 – so if you want to go to vSphere 6.7 and NSX was holding you back, start your upgrade engines!
HTML5 UI Extended
It fills me with joy to see this happening – 6.4.1 brings a bunch of new functionality to the HTML5 UI instead of the old vSphere-Client UI. The additions are:
- Distributed Firewall Management
- The Service Composer: Security Groups, Policies and Tags.
- SpoofGuard Management
- IPFIX Configuration & Flow Monitoring
- Groups & Tags: all
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I put this post primarily on VMGuru.com, taking you there now. Hold on to your butts.
VMware NSX 6.2 dropped yesterday with some pretty awesome features. I’ll be going through most features in separate posts and this one is for the Cross-vCenter feature. Before 6.2, the NSX Manager and vCenter had a one to one relationship, making certain dual datacenter designs quite difficult. Unless you had deployed stretched clusters, your network policies were linked to one site (unless you scripted your way out). With NSX 6.2, this changes in a big way.
NSX 6.2 introduces Cross-vCenter, which allows … Read more