Backup BOSH deployments and BOSH Director with BBR on an object storage S3

PKS Enterprise does not currently offer automatic integrated backups, we must go through the utility offered by the cloudfoundry BOSH Backup and Restore (BBR) in order to backup BOSH and/or BOSH Director deployments. In my case, these backups were implemented on the PKS-CLI, a RHEL 8.1 VM, which serves as a gateway to administer the … Read more

Connecting on-premise NSX-T with VMC on AWS through an IPsec VPN (Route based) – Part 3

In these two parts, I will show and explain to you how to set UP and configure a connection beetwenn you NSX-T Datacenter on-premise and an SDDC on the cloud. Part 1: On-premise Part 2: VMware Cloud on AWS Part 3: Filtering BGP routes Filtering BGP routes (On-Premise side) Note: In these articles, I assumed … Read more

Connecting on-premise NSX-T with VMC on AWS through an IPsec VPN (Route based) – Part 2

In these two parts, I will show and explain to you how to set UP and configure a connection beetwenn you NSX-T Datacenter on-prem and an SDDC on the cloud. Part 1: On-premise Part 2: VMware Cloud on AWS Part 3: Filtering BGP routes VMware Cloud on AWS (Cloud side) Note: In these articles, I … Read more

Connecting on-premise NSX-T with VMC on AWS through an IPsec VPN (Route based) – Part 1

In these two parts, I will show and explain to you how to set UP and configure a connection between you NSX-T Datacenter on-premise and an SDDC on the cloud. Part 1: On-premise Part 2: VMware Cloud on AWS Part 3: Filtering BGP routes NSX-T Datacenter (On-Premise side) Note: In these articles, I assumed people … Read more

Load Balancer as a Service – Part 1

From GUI to REST API calls In these following parts, we worked in collaboration with my colleague @ekrejci.We want to automate the creation of NSX Load Balancer using the REST API calls of NSX-T via vRealize Automation and vRealize Orchestrator. Note: We did not choose the native Blueprint from vRA because of is limited possibilities, … Read more

Interfaces/Uplinks for ESXi/Edge – Part 2

In these three parts, I will speak about the configuration of the interfaces and uplinks respectively for physical ESXi and Edge VM. Part 1: ESXi interfaces Part 2: Edge VM for T0 and T1 with one uplink North-South (physical world) Part 3: Edge VM for T0 and T1 with redundant uplinks North-South (physical world) Since … Read more

Interfaces/Uplinks for ESXi/Edge – Part 1

In these three parts, I will speak about the configuration of the interfaces and uplinks respectively for physical ESXi and Edge VM. Part 1: ESXi interfaces Part 2: Edge VM for T0 and T1 with one uplink North-South (physical world) Part 3: Edge VM for T0 and T1 with redundant uplinks North-South (physical world) ESXi … Read more