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VMware vSphere PowerCLI Reference by Matt Boren, Andrew Sullivan, Brian Graf, Glenn Sizemore, Jonathan Medd, Luc Dekens

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Chapter 3 Automating Networking

In this chapter, you will learn to:

Set Up the Network 76
  • Standard and Distributed vSwitches
  • Moving Multiple VMs to a New Port Group
  • VMware NSX

Networking is another critical component of a virtual environment. You need networking to provide vSphere hosts with management, possibly for IP storage functionality, and to connect VMs to one another and sometimes to the outside world. Whether you’re deploying a new cluster with new networking or maintaining and upgrading existing networking, automation can come to your rescue to help you save time and maintain consistency of configuration. We’ll also take a look at automating VMware’s software-defined networking product, NSX.

Set Up the Network

Networking is at ...

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