NSX-T

Understanding HCX+ Mobility Optimized Networking (MON)

When you create a network extension, you have the option to enable Mobility Optimized Networking (MON). MON can help to reduce network latency between VMs that have been migrated to a network extension and other network resources at the same site as that extension. By default, a VM that has been migrated to an extended […]

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Installing Packages to a TKG cluster in vSphere 8 with Tanzu

I’ve written a few posts in the past about using packages (previously extensions) within the context of TGK clusters installed on vSphere (Upgrading from TKG 1.3 to 1.4 (including extensions) on vSphere, How to configure external-dns with Microsoft DNS in TKG 1.3 (plus Harbor and Contour), Working with TKG Extensions and Shared Services in TKG

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Installing Tanzu Application Service on vSphere with NSX-T Networking

I’ve stepped away from many of the Tanzu products for the last few months but was recently asked by one of my coworkers who supports Tanzu Observability if we could get an instance of Tanzu Application Service (TAS) running in a vSphere environment with NSX-T networking. I had never used this particular product before but

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A Walk-through of Upgrading Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Integrated Edition (Enterprise PKS) from 1.7 to 1.8

I recently had an opportunity to run though a massive upgrade effort of a Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Integrated Edition (TKGI, formerly Enterprise PKS) installation from 1.7 to 1.8. This also included a vSphere upgrade from 6.7 U3 to 7.0b and an NSX-T upgrade from 2.5.1 to 3.0.1. TKGI 1.8 was just released on June 30th

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