NSX features and services

Before we get started with NSX, it is important to understand some of its features and services.

NSX 6.2 is the current NSX version as of this writing.

Some NSX features are listed as follows. We will discuss these features in great detail in the following chapters:

  • Logical switching: NSX allows the ability to create L2 and L3 logical switching that enables workload isolation and separation of IP address space between logical networks. NSX can create logical broadcast domains in the virtual space that prevent the need to create any logical networks on the physical switches. This means you are no longer limited to 4096 physical broadcast domains (VLANS).
  • NSX gateway services: The Edge gateway services interconnect ...

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