In this chapter, we will be looking at some of the most common operations for managing our NSX environment. We will begin the chapter by looking at NSX Manager actions that include backing up and restoring your NSX environment and management settings including the setting up of syslog servers and NSX with a Windows domain. We will also look at controller cluster actions that include changing passwords, taking a controller snapshot, and recovering from controller failure. We will also look at how to check communication channel health for communications between NSX Manager and its associated components.
In this chapter, we will cover the following topics: