NSX-T Password Expiry Commands

Useful commands To reset a root password that has expired (and you still have the admin login) set user root password “new-pass” old-password “old-pass” To set the root password to never expire clear user audit password-expiration To set no SSH timeout set cli-timeout 0

Upgrade NSX-T from 2.5.1 to 3.0

Upgrade NSX-T 2.5.1 to 3.0 Please find the step-by-step process for upgrading NSX-T 2.5.1 to 3.0  1) Download NSX Cloud Upgrade Bundle for NSX-T 3.0.0 from Vmware.com website. 2)  Log into NSX-T Manager Node (DO NOT USE VIP) Go to System -> Upgrade -> Upload MUB file -> {Select file} -> Upload This will upload Read More…

Debug NSX Edge Traffic

OS: NSX Edge: 6.4.x   Show routing table show ip route   Show Interfaces show int   Display debug information on a specific interface debug packet display interface {int_name} eg debug packet display interface vNic_2   Display debug information on specific interface and remote host debug packet display interface {int_name} host_{IP Address}  eg debug packet display Read More…

NSX Manager Disconnected from vCenter

Problem We noticed NSX Manager had become disonnected from both the lookup service and vCenter   Troubleshooting   Check Connectivity From NSX Manager # debug connection {IP_of_vCenter} PING 56 data bytes 64 bytes from icmp_seq=0 ttl=64 time=0.205 ms 64 bytes from icmp_seq=1 ttl=64 time=0.134 ms 64 bytes from icmp_seq=2 ttl=64 time=0.096 ms Read More…

NSX Network and Security Tab Disappeared in vCenter

Issue: I noticed the Network & Security tab was not visible in a vCenter 5.5 Web Client. This had worked previously.   Troubleshooting: Upon investigation in the NSX Manager it appeared the Lookup Service URL was showing as disconnected   Resolution: To fix the issue we had to click Edit then re-enter the credentials.