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What is VMware HCX, and how does it work

In this What is VMware HCX, and how does it work, I will provide some simple explanations about HCX, the type of migrations scenarios, and how HCX can help with workloads migrations. VMware HCX (formerly known as Hybrid Cloud Extension and NSX Hybrid Connect) is a massively scalable hypervisor-based supercomputing platform, delivered as an on-demand [...]

By | 2023-04-14T12:07:20+02:00 April 14th, 2023|HCX, VMware Posts|0 Comments

HCX – How to create Service Mesh and connect sites

Today I return to my HCX Series to try to complete HCX Series in the following weeks. In this third HCX – How to create Service Mesh and connect sites about HCX Series blog post, I will discuss how to create the HCX Service Mesh and connect sites. In the previous HCX blog post, HCX [...]

By | 2023-03-08T03:14:13+01:00 March 8th, 2023|HCX, VMware Posts|0 Comments

HCX – Network Uplink Portgroup doesn’t have sufficient free IPs

In this error, HCX - Network Uplink Portgroup doesn't have sufficient free IPs when trying to deploy the Service Mesh, which means there are not enough free IPs in the Network Profiles for the Uplink network. In this case, was for Uplink and also Management Network. How to fix this error? First, we must go [...]

By | 2023-03-08T02:46:12+01:00 March 8th, 2023|HCX, VMware Posts|0 Comments

HCX – Unable to Create Service Mesh – NSX-T Only Overlay Transport Zone are supported

When creating an HCX Service Mesh, we can get this error, HCX - Unable to Create Service Mesh - NSX-T Only Overlay Transport Zone are supported. This error means you are trying to use a vCenter vDS for your HCX Extended Network profile in the Compute Profile when using an NSX-T in your destination, which is [...]

By | 2023-03-08T02:45:32+01:00 March 8th, 2023|HCX, VMware Posts|0 Comments

HCX – IX appliance tunnel down – Service Mesh Service Pipeline status is down

In HCX Service Mesh, when we get the error HCX - IX appliance tunnel down - Service Mesh Service Pipeline status is down most of the time regarding the WAN appliance that is not working correctly. We see Service Mesh Appliances with errors and not running. And the IX-WAN appliance is without any service running. [...]

By | 2023-03-08T02:49:02+01:00 March 8th, 2023|HCX, VMware Posts|0 Comments

How to install-pairing HCX Manager and Connector

I don't work with HCX(abbreviation for Hybrid Cloud Extension) for some time, installing the infrastructure at least. Recently I only used it in some VMs and Apps migrations. So it was time to build some HCX infrastructure lab, and in this How to install-pairing HCX Manager and Connector, I will explain how to do this. [...]

By | 2022-10-18T01:12:16+02:00 September 30th, 2022|HCX, NSX, VCF, VMware Posts|0 Comments

HCX Login error access denied using the default SSO administrator

In this blog post, I will provide a tip for quick troubleshooting when after deploying the HCX Manager, or HCX Connector, you have an HCX Login error access denied using the default SSO administrator. As we know, HCX uses vCenter SSO users/groups to login, and after a deployment, you try to login and get:  Access [...]

By | 2022-09-30T14:25:52+02:00 September 30th, 2022|HCX, vCenter, VMware Posts|0 Comments

HCX Manager and HCX Connector DNS are not working after deploying

When I deploy the latest versions of HCX Manager 4.4.0-build 20427536 and HCX Connector 4.4.2-build-20502808, for some reason, DNS is not set on the deploy of the OVA, and HCX Manager and HCX Connector DNS are not working after deploying. When I try to connect the HCX to vCenter (as the first option), I always [...]

By | 2022-09-30T12:29:55+02:00 September 28th, 2022|HCX, NSX, VCF, VMware Posts|0 Comments