Advanced Load Balancer (AVI)

[Quick Tip] Failed to apply BASIC license – NSX ALB (Avi Vantage)

With this short post I just would like to share an issue I encountered while installing NSX ALB with a BASIC tier license. I was not able to configure the NSX-T license when using the BASIC Licensing Tier.Together with the above error, I also had the following license violations: Object StatediffOperation is not allowed under…

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NSX Advanced Load Balancer (Avi Vantage) Upgrade Checklist

Upgrades, upgrades and again upgrades, nowadays it’s all about software upgrades. They are always announced as an easy and quick process, but is this true? In case of NSX Advanced Load Balancer, I can confirm. The upgrade process itself is very easy and straightforward. But nevertheless upgrades always needs some preparation. Therefore here some short…

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Config_checker.py crash – NSX Advanced Load Balancer (Avi Vantage)

After upgrading an AVI load balancer environment from 18.2.6 to 21.1.3, the following issue popped up in the CLI. This error was only visible in the controller CLI whenever a backup was taken. It had to be related. And so it was. Every time before a backup is taken, some configuration validation is being done…

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Virtual Service HA and Placement Options – Which to choose in your environment? – NSX ALB (Avi Vantage)

Before you can start deploying a new Virtual Service (VS) on an VMware NSX Advanced Loadbalancer, you get plenty of settings you can enable/disable or choose from. One of the first things you need to do after deploying your controller(s) is creating a Service Engine Group. These settings will define how all new Virtual Services…

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