PowerCLI: Enable VSAN on existing (stretched) vSphere clusters as autonomously as possible

Introduction During my career I’ve done quite some vSphere and VSAN implementations . The hardest part of implementing VSAN on a vSphere cluster is (usually) the network part. Especially in a stretched VSAN cluster configuration, there are some specific network requirements/best practices which should be followed, but because you don’t implement them on a...

Dealing with seamless NSX DFW migrations (1/2)

Introduction One of the use cases provided by VMware NSX is the Distributed Firewall, which secures application workloads within the datacenter. It’s fully decoupled from the underlying network infrastructure, being able to focus on application-based security. Many customers have already implemented NSX to secure their workloads. With the upcoming EOL of NSX-v there is...