Category: NSX

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How to get fully (root) access to NSX-v appliances (Manager & Edge) & NSX Intelligence

If you have ever tried to troubleshoot an NSX-v Management Appliance or Edge, you probably noticed that you are quite limited in the execution of your controls. That’s because in NSX-v you are standardly limited with most of the time only esxcli, even when you are logged in as admin. To get past that you …read more →

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NSX-T Passwords Expired for default accounts

A colleague of my, had some troubles making an API call to the NSX-T Managers in a particular site. Looking closer into vRA we saw the following message: So we decided to log into one of the NSX-T managers, and we directly saw the following: Since the password was expired, we were asked to change …read more →

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Can’t access the NSX-T managers with SSH in vCF?

When trying to connect to a NSX-T manager node with SSH, it is possible that you get this message. That is because during the deployment of NSX-T, the SDDC-Manager doesn’t turn on SSH for the VMs. This can simply be changed by login in to the webconsole of the NSX-T manager, and turning on SSH …read more →

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vRealize Network Insight 5.1 – Install & Config

Intro For a customer we deployed vRealize Network Insight (vRNI) 5.1 on their VMware Cloud Foundation Platform (vcf). Currently vRNI is not part of the automatic deployment of vcf or even part of the Lifecycle Manager of the vRealize Suite. So, currently it needs to be manually installed and upgraded like a normal vSphere product, …read more →

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