Objective 3.2:Configure and Manage vDS Policies

  • Blocking Policies
    • Check the vSphere networking Guide
      • Ch8
    • Teaming
    • VLAN
    • Security
    • Traffic Shaping
    • Resource Allocation
    • Monitoring
    • Traffic Filtering and Marking
    • Know where they are configured, context menus etc

 

  • TCP/IP Stacks
    • NSX Design Guide Ch 5.3.4.4
    • NSX provides VXLAN stack
    • vSphere has other stacks
    •  5.5 vxlan and default
    • 6.0 vmotion stack optimized for speed and latency tolerance

 

  • Load Balancing
    • Route based on Originating Virtual Port
    • Route based on source MAC hash
    • Route based on IP Hash
    • Route based on physical NIC load
    • Explicit failover order
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