This is the simple process to follow when adding a VLAN and subsequent VMware VM access port group and to a Cisco Nexus 1000v switch.
The annoyance is that you can monitor the configuration of your Nexus 1000v through VMware Virtual Center; however you can't configure it. All Nexus 1000v configuration must be done at the command line.
In this post I present to you the configuration commands I use when adding an additional VLAN to a Nexus 1000v switch.
Here is a basic configration on how to set the zones and interfaces up, you would still need policies and management and suchset vrouter trust-vr sharableunset vrouter "trust-vr" auto-route-exportset zone id 101 "Trust 1"set zone id 102 "Trust 2"set zone id 103 "Trust 3"set interface "ethernet1" zone "Untrust"set interface "ethernet2" zone "Trust 1"set interface "ethernet3" zone "Trust 2"set interface "ethernet4" zone "Trust 3"set interface ethernet1 ip 22.214.171.124/30set interface ethernet1 routeset interface ethernet1 gateway 126.96.36.199set interface ethernet2 ip 188.8.131.52/24set interface ether
It integrates ESX/ESXi into a pre-existing network
It secures network traffic
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