Tuesday 27 October 2020

HCX Central CLI Mind Map

In a previous article I introduced the HCX Central CLI (CCLI) as a tool to help troubleshoot HCX connectivity and performance issues. I've created a quick Mind Map of all the various commands that are available through CCLI to ease the troubleshooting process.

You can download a .pdf version of the full Mind Map here

This is correct as of HCX Version R144 (Build 16989452)

Monday 26 October 2020

Troubleshooting HCX Connectivity and performance issue into VMware Cloud on AWS

When working with customers on VMware Cloud on AWS POC's or Pilots a lot of the success criteria typically includes using Hybrid Cloud Extension (HCX) to migrate workloads from on-premises into VMware Cloud on AWS either using bulk migration or live vMotion. This sometimes involves troubleshooting connectivity and performance issue so I figured I would show the typical process that I follow to try and narrow down and identify the issue.

HCX Service Mesh Appliances Tunnel Status