In earlier blogposts I described how I build my nested NSX lab. This environment was based on NSX version 6.0.5 and in this post I will briefly show you how you can easily upgrade your NSX environment, in this case we will upgrade to version 6.
In the previous two posts I described how to set-up a nested ESXi environment on the Intel NUC and how to install and configure it for NSX. So in this post I assume everything is installed and configured and we can actually start deploying a network.
In my previous post I described how to create a nested ESXi environment, connected to a vCenter, this as a preparation to run eventually NSX. In this post we will build further on the basic set-up we created in part 1 of this series.
While the VMware Hands-on Labs are extremely cool and useful, I found it always very learning-full and nonetheless fun to build my own labs. To keep it fun and keep down the noise and powering costs I decided to buy some Intel NUCs, which have a good price tag and are very low on energy.
Today I passed the VCP-NV exam. It was my first VMware exam and it was my second try. The first one was directly after the “VMware NSX: Install Configure and Manage” course and I really didn’t know what to expect, but with the discount given to do the exam at VMworld (Barcelona) I thought let’s give it a shot.