Tag Archives: API


NSX-V SpoofGuard via API

SpoofGuard is a feature of NSX that provides administrative control of IP and Mac address assignment for VM’s. The two benefits of Spoofguard are to (1) control virtual machine access to virtual network switches, and (2) protect against unauthorized IP address and MAC address changes by virtual machine OS administrators and users.

Like other capabilities of NSX, SpoofGuard administrative control can be accessed via the NSX API…

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NSX vSphere Service Composer – Part 1 – Canvas and Security Groups

When reviewing NSX vSphere for the first time, it’s easy to see the value of the kernel based distributed routing, switching, and firewall capabilities, combined with Network Function Virtualization (NFV) of features such as Load Balancing, SSL VPN, and DHCP, but Service Composer capabilities “out of the box” seem unclear…

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Firefox REST Client

Lots of fun using a browser REST client to develop and test network object manipulation, or any other virtual infrastructure function that can be consumed via REST API. Firefox as a really nice REST Client that works well for API testing.  If you want to start developing scripts using REST calls, this is a must have browser extension… https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/restclient/

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