Chapter 4. NSX Virtual Networks and Logical Router

Scalability and flexibility are impressive features of Network Virtualization. On any IP network, any Switches/Routers, any physical network design NSX works flawlessly. With the emerging interest in overlay networks, there are different encapsulation technologies currently in the market. VXLAN, NVGRE, LISP are few in that list. In this chapter we will discuss on logical networks and how NSX simplifies datacenter routing and switching. Following topics will be the key points:

  • NSX logical switches
  • NSX virtual network creation - multicast, unicast, and hybrid replication modes
  • NSX virtual network best practices and deployment considerations
  • NSX logical router
  • NSX logical routing and bridging best practices ...

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