NSX-T Federation – Part 11 – Site Failures and Network Recovery

Welcome to the final and Part 11 of the blog series on NSX-T Federation. In this article, we will take a look at site failure scenarios, Global manager Active/Standby switchover, site switchover and stretched network recovery with three different Tier 0 Gateway topologies. I have given links to the previous ten parts of this Federation…… Continue reading NSX-T Federation – Part 11 – Site Failures and Network Recovery

NSX-T Federation – Part 10 – Dedicated Edge Cluster for Stretched Tier 1 Gateways

Welcome back!!! We are at Part 10 of the blog series on NSX-T Federation. In all the previous articles, we leveraged a shared edge cluster for stretched T0/T1 gateways and packet walks. Now let’s introduce a dedicated edge cluster for stretched Tier 1 Gateways and see how the northbound routing and ECMP gets influenced with…… Continue reading NSX-T Federation – Part 10 – Dedicated Edge Cluster for Stretched Tier 1 Gateways

NSX-T Federation – Part 9 – Federation Control Plane Explained

Welcome to Part 9 of the blog series on NSX-T Federation where we will discuss about the Federation Control Plane. In a non-federated NSX-T infrastructure (single site or multi-site), we mostly deal with three control plane tables for networking – MAC table, ARP table and VTEP table. In federation we have four additional tables -…… Continue reading NSX-T Federation – Part 9 – Federation Control Plane Explained

NSX-T Federation – Part 8 – Tier 1 Gateway Placement Considerations

Welcome to Part 8 of the blog series on NSX-T federation. In the previous articles, we have gone through the configuration of different stretched Tier 0 Gateway topologies and explanation of north-south and east-west traffic patterns including packet walks. Now let’s take a look at how the traffic patterns are influenced by the placement of…… Continue reading NSX-T Federation – Part 8 – Tier 1 Gateway Placement Considerations