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VMware vSphere Security Cookbook by Mike Greer

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Testing VXLAN virtual wires

Once the setup of the VXLAN virtual wire has been completed, the network should be tested to confirm proper connectivity. Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) and broadcast tests are available. The connectivity should be verified between each endpoint host of the virtual wire.

Getting started

To proceed, we'll require access to vShield App through the vSphere Client plugin. The plugin can be enabled through the Plug-ins menu in vSphere Client. The client can be run on any modern Windows desktop operating system or server operating system.

Note

The vShield vSphere Client plugin requires Adobe Flash, which is not supported on Linux operating systems at this time.

vShield Manager must be installed and the vCenter account ...

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