VMware NSX-T Data Center 3.1.1

VMware NSX-T Data Center 3.1.1   |  27 January 2021  |  Build 17483185 What’s New NSX-T Data Center 3.1.1 provides a variety of new features to offer new functionalities for virtualized networking and security for private, public, and multi-clouds. Highlights include new features and enhancements in the following focus areas. My Highlights The introduction of OSPFv2 asContinue reading “VMware NSX-T Data Center 3.1.1”

NSX-T Time-Based Firewall Policy

VMware NSX-T Distributed Firewall (DFW) offers L2 to L7 stateful firewall capabilities, in my previous blog I covered the capability to create policies matching FQDN/URLs. This blog will further expand on the NSX-T DFW capabilities and focus on time-based firewall policies. With time-Based firewall policies, security administrators can restrict traffic from a source to aContinue reading “NSX-T Time-Based Firewall Policy”

Deploying NSX-T Data Center Federation with 3.1.0

VMware recently announced the general availability of NSX-T 3.1.0 bringing a host of new features and functionality. One of the key features which is now production ready is the Multi-Site solution, Federation. Support for standby Global Manager Cluster Global Manager can now have an active cluster and a standby cluster in another location. Latency betweenContinue reading “Deploying NSX-T Data Center Federation with 3.1.0”

NSX-T 3.0 URL Analysis

VMware recently introduced URL Analysis capabilities on the NSX L7 Edge Firewall. “The Layer 7 Edge Firewall is now further enhanced in NSX-T 3.0 with the implementation of URL Analysis for URL Classification and Reputation. The Edge Firewall detects access from outside the datacenter for granular detection and categorization of in-bound and outbound URLs.” URL analysis allows administrators to gain insight into the type of websitesContinue reading “NSX-T 3.0 URL Analysis”