VMware NSX 6.2 Released

August 23, 2015 0 By Allan Kjaer

VMware has released NSX 6.2, which contains alot of enhancement and new features, some of them are:

  • NSX 6.2 with vSphere 6.0 supports Cross vCenter NSX
  • Consistent firewall policy across multiple vCenters
  • Cross vCenter vMotion with DFW
  • Universal Security Groups
  • Universal Logical Switch (ULS)
  • Universal Distributed Logical Router (UDLR)
  • New traceflow troubleshooting tool
  • Flow monitoring and IPFIX separation
  • New CLI monitoring and troubleshooting commands in 6.2
  • Central CLI
  • CLI ping command adds configurable packet size and do-not-fragment flag
  • Show health of the communication channels
  • Standalone Edge L2 VPN client CLI
  • L2 Bridging Interoperability with Distributed Logical Router
  • Support of /31 prefixes on ESG and DLR interfaces per RFC 3021
  • Support of relayed DHCP request on the ESG DHCP server
  • Ability to keep VLAN tags over VXLAN
  • Exact Match for Redistribution Filters
  • Support of administrative distance for static route
  • Ability to enable/disable uRPF check per interface on Edge
  • Display AS path in CLI command show ip bgp
  • HA interface exclusion from redistribution into routing protocols on the DLR control VM
  • Distributed logical router (DLR) force-sync
  • View active edge in HA pair
  • REST API supports reverse path filter(rp_filter) on Edge
  • Behavior of the IP prefix 'GE' and IP prefix 'LE' BGP route filters:
  • The management interface of the DLR has been renamed to HA interface
  • Load balancer health monitoring improvements
  • Support VIP and pool port range
  • Increased maximum number of virtual IP addresses (VIPs
  • New IP address discovery mechanisms for VMs
  • Support for vSphere 6.0 Platform Services Controller topologies
  • Support for vRealize Orchestrator Plug-in for NSX 1.0.2

For more information see the release notes: Release Notes

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