Category : Software


Transparent Page Sharing Changes…

Just a heads up to say there are some changes in future vSphere releases to Transparent Page Sharing (TPS) to improve VM to VM security…

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Introduction, Software

NSX vSphere 6.1 now GA

What’s New in NSX for vSphere 6.1.0

NSX vSphere 6.1 includes multiple new features as well as operations, consumption, and hardening enhancements…

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Software, VMWorld

VMware NSX vSphere 6.1 Announced at VMWorld…

I’m pretty excited about this… NSX 6.1 Announcement

New features include:

  • DHCP Enhancements / DHCP Relay
  • Two stage ECMP support
  • L2 VPN (including VLAN trunking) from two different NSX edges between two different (stretched) data centers
  • Load balancing improvements: UDP & FTP load balancing is supported
  • Seamless integration with F5 firewalls
  • Enhancements to the NSX distributed firewall include: reject action, enhancements to troubleshoot and monitoring

For me personally, the ECMP support stands out as awesome! Enjoy!!

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NSX Multi-Hypervisor 4.2.0 is now GA

This is a pretty special release adding some impressive features…
·         Controller hitless failover
·         Controller hitless upgrade
·         TCP flag-based security profiles
·         DHCP relay
·         OVS performance improvements
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