Chapter 4. Monitoring and Troubleshooting Networking

Monitoring and troubleshooting vSphere networking, which includes troubleshooting vSphere virtual distributed switches, vSphere standard virtual switches, vLANs, uplinks, DNS, and routing, is one of the core issues a seasoned system engineer has to deal with on a daily basis. This chapter will cover all these topics and give you hands-on step-by-step instructions to manage and monitor your network resources. By the end of this chapter, you will be able to troubleshoot networking issues and apply networking best practices to your vSphere infrastructure. You will learn about the log files relevant to vSphere networking and basic vSphere network switching concepts in the first section. In the second ...

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