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vCloud Director 5.x – Creating an External Network with PowerCLI

By Antti Hurme 21/02/2014 1 Comment 2 Min Read

A quick note here regarding how to create an External Network with PowerCLI. This is based on the work of dcarryertoo on the  VMware Community forums here. The method is pretty similar to when creating a Organization Network with mix of creating a new Provider VDC with PowerCLI. Additional information on how to create a new ProviderVDC can be found here. And James Bowlings post on how to create organization networks can…

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Random packet loss with VMware ESXi 5.1 virtual machines using VCNI

By Antti Hurme 16/01/2013 3 Comments 5 Min Read

This post is about a really odd problem that occurred some while ago, and was solved with a really small configuration change on all vSwitches on all the hosts in the cluster. I haven’t come across the same problem on a single host, but that doesn’t say it’s not possible. As the topic says, the problem showed itself as just a really random packet loss between traffic from the Virtual Machine to the outside network. Sometimes…

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