VMware NSX Cookbook: Network Virtualization at your fingertips

Over 50 recipes to champion the skills of network virtualization and security operations using the incredible VMware NSX.Key FeaturesDecouple the network from underlying hardware and apply virtualization principles to network infrastructure using the latest VMware NSXAutomate policy-based security provisioning and minimize data center vulnerabilities thereby reducing attacksA practical and recipe-based approach book to create a flexible pool of network capacity that can be allocated, utilized and repurposed on demandBook DescriptionThis book begins with a brief introduction to VMware's NSX-V Network Virtualization solution that allows you to deploy and manage your own software-defined networking stack. You will learn how to configure NSX Manager and controller and work with them effectively. The focus then shifts to Logical Switch Networks and Logical Routing wherein we will focus on standard & distributed switches, and standard and distributed routers. Furthermore, the book will show how to deploy and configure different services that an ESG has to offer. You will not only get familiar with NSX Firewall tasks but also work with a comprehensive tool set for data security. Towards the end, you will explore different deployment models available for cross-vCenter VMware NSX.What you will learnGet familiar with VMware NSX Controller high availability and load distribution processExplore VMware NSX Replication Modes and understand the Frame WalkWork with the Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)Understand how software and hardware layer 2 bridging works between VXLANs and VLANsGet to know how the NSX Edge services gateway worksUnderstand how data security identifies and protects sensitive dataWho This Book Is ForIf you are a security and network administrator and looking to gain an intermediate level of network and security virtualization, then this book is for you. The reader should have basic knowledge with VMware NSX.About the AuthorBayu Wibowo is a Network (Virtualisation) Consultant currently based in New Zealand. A relative newcomer to the NZ market, Bayu has an extensive history working on the cutting-edge technology of software-defined networking, automation and virtualisation. With years of design & deployment of Asia’s largest VMware NSX installations, Bayu has been filling the gap for demand and expertise in the NZ area.Bayu’s inherent detailed approach and desire to enable the VMware community has lead him to maintain active knowledge – which he’s leveraged to share with a wider audience. Highlighted as one of the 2017 VMTN Community Warrior, Bayu’s drive to uplift and engage those around him is a testament to his work ethic and strong acumen for both the technical and service sides of the industry.Positioning himself as an asset for his team, Bayu is diligent in assuring goals are met while also maintaining a customer oriented focus has earned him a reputation of going above and beyond, throughout his career. Working as a Systems Engineer for Cisco and later a Senior Consultant for VMware’s Professional Services Organization, Bayu is valued by his co-workers and clients alike and a dependable member and moderator for the VMware community at large, Bayu is a devoted pillar of the cloud computing world.VCIX6-NVVCIX6-DCVVMware vExpert (2014, 2016, 2017)VMware vExpert NSX (2017)Tony Sangha has 11 years of experience in the networking industry including roles in architecture and engineering. Tony is currently a Consulting Architect within Professional Services at VMware. His main responsibility is to provide technical leadership during the design and deployment of customer’s business critical networks based on VM

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