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Learning VMware NSX by Ranjit Singh Thakurratan

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NSX features and services

Before we get started with NSX, it is important to understand some of its features and services. Some NSX features are listed as follows. We will discuss these features in greater detail in the following chapters.

Note

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

  • Logical switching: NSX allows the ability to create L2 and L3 logical switching that allows workload isolation and the 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 physical switches. This means you can are no longer limited to 4096 physical broadcast domains (VLANs).
  • NSX Gateway Services: The Edge Gateway services interconnect ...

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