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vRealize Network Insight 3.1 and NSX Universal Objects

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With the release of vRealize Network Insight 3.1 on October 6th customers now have visibility to NSX Universal Objects.  If you are unfamiliar with Universal Objects they are NSX Cross-vCenter objects such as Logical Switches, Distributed Logical Routers and Distributed Firewalls.  Since these can be deployed across multiple vCenter domains as of NSX 6.2, having Read more...

vRealize Network Insight 3.1 Architecture and Scalability

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vRealize Network Insight 3.1 released on October 6th with a new scalability capability.  This new capability allows Network Insight to better support large enterprises.  In this blog post I will cover the basics of Network Insight architecture, explain the new multi-node clustering feature and walk through the configuration of clustering in the user interface. Architecture Read more...
NSX health availability

Monitor NSX Health and Availability with vRealize Network Insight

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Have you deployed NSX in your environment?  Maybe considering NSX for the future of your software defined data center?  You should use vRealize Network Insight to monitor your NSX health.  You can learn more by watching a new VMware feature demonstration video for vRealize Network Insight.  This short video focuses on maintaining the health and availability of Read more...
Complete Network Visibility

Complete Network Visibility with vRealize Network Insight

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Looking for complete network visibility that includes both virtual and physical networking?  VMware has just released new feature demonstration videos for vRealize Network Insight.  In this first video the use case is based on optimization of network performance.  This includes both virtual and physical networks with 360 degree visibility. Complete Network Visibility This video focuses Read more...

Using AD Credentials with the vR Ops REST API

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Many IT admins are using the vRealize Operations Manager (vR Ops) REST API available for interacting with vR Ops outside of the user interface.  I got a question today asking if it was possible to use AD or LDAP credentials with the REST API.  It is possible and it is also very easy to use. Read more...