VMware NSX for vSphere Essentials A practical guide to implementing Network Virtualization

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 05/05/2025
  • Publisher: VMware Press

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This is the first definitive reference for all network and data center virtualization professionals planning, implementing, or operating VMware NSX 6.2 for vSphere. It is the only NSX guide published by VMware, authored by VMware technical experts, and reflecting the experience of pioneering VMware NSX adopters representing a wide spectrum of environments, use cases, deployment sizes, and feature usage. Drawing on 50+ years of network, data center, and virtualization experience, the authors offer deep practical insights for maximizing the reliability and value of VMware NSX and the Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) in any data center environment. You'll master VMware NSX through practical hands-on labs and detailed configuration examples. Coverage includes:

  • How VMware vSphere® enables the agile, virtualized data center
  • Establishing data center application and network topologies with VMware NSX
  • Working with VMware NSX Manager, VMware NSX Controller, and clustering
  • Defining logical switch networks with VXLAN
  • Transforming routing architectures with the Distributed Logical Router (DLR)
  • Implementing NSX edge routing and high availability
  • Deploying each leading type of VPN with NSX Edge VPN services
  • Balancing loads in your application topology
  • Using additional NSX edge services, including Layer 2 bridging, NAT, and DHCP
  • Securing your data center network with distributed firewalls
  • Automating your security architecture for maximum efficiency
  • Architecting, deploying, and migrating to Multi-vCenter NSX
  • Monitoring, securing, and optimizing VMware NSX environments

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