Network Virtualization

How to install the Cisco Nexus 1000v Switch

One of the amazing virtualization technologies for enterprise that have a dedicated team for servers and Network.

Nexus 1000v is Cisco virtual switch that deploy on vCenter.

Actually i have created this screenshots long time ago, but unfortunately before i start post it, i realized that i reach the limit on my free web host server.

Now I will upload the screenshots, and I promise you to create a new screenshot with detail explanation and then vDS vs Nexus 1000v

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Select your datacenter object again and click Next.

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Select the datastore to install the Nexus switch

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I will use Thick Provisioning though feel free to select Thin if you wish. Click Next.

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Logon to ESX Host that host Nexus switch and then power on the virtual switch

you cannot power on the switch from vCenter

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