Isolating vSphere Replication NFC Traffic – Part 2

Now for the exciting conclusion on how to isolate your vSphere Replication and NFC traffic! (for Part 1 click here)

Note: There is a requirement to modify the vSphere Replication appliances directly to configure the static networks on each new vnic. Making these changes requires modification of config files on the appliance, which is not officially supported so do this at your own risk!

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Isolating vSphere Replication NFC traffic – Part 1

For part 2 click here!
As many of you would already know, vSphere Replication 6.0 introduced the ability to isolate the replication traffic from all other traffic in your datacentre. For many security conscience organisations, this was a big deal…they can now ensure that replication traffic is not routed the wrong way.

This is fine for traffic between the source site and target, however what isn’t entirely clear is how to also isolate the NFC traffic between the vSphere Replication Server appliance and ESXi hosts. Continue reading “Isolating vSphere Replication NFC traffic – Part 1”