NSX Network Design

Would like to know how exactly the network design for the NSX looks like.
I am not looking for the internal network of NSX design.
If one wants to implement NSX in the existing network what will be the network design look like which includes physical network connectivity.

If  any one has implemented it or have some experience on this please share it.
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Robin CMSenior Security and Infrastructure EngineerCommented:
Very high level overview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PciyGPCykLI
More detail from VMworld: Technical Deep Dive
The session objectives are:
Provide you with an in-depth understanding of the NSX architecture and components
Understand how networking functions and services are implemented within the NSX platform
Analyse key workflows for configuring virtual network & security services
Provide pointers to reference design sessions and guides
part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5hoIqBFp8J8
part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZDR81Lhxpb8

You'll get far more out of those than from me typing in reams of text.
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SrikantRajeevAuthor Commented:
i am not looking for NSX architecture.
looking at physical network architecture over which the NSX is implemented.

In any organization we have the existing Physical  architecture over which we would like to have the NSX implemeted.
I am looking for it.
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Robin CMSenior Security and Infrastructure EngineerCommented:
You just need IP connectivity between the hosts (NSX vSwitches).
Your IP connectivity between hosts might want to be fairly resilient, high bandwidth and low latency, e.g. 802.1Q and Clos, but this would depend entirely on your specific implementation needs. How long is a piece of string?
If you need to get data into and out of NSX then you need a Layer 2 gateway, which can be either software (physical server or a VM) or hardware.

See page 64 onwards here: https://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/products/nsx/vmw-nsx-network-virtualization-design-guide.pdf
And page 21 onwards here: http://www.juniper.net/assets/fr/fr/local/pdf/whitepapers/2000589-en.pdf
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SrikantRajeevAuthor Commented:
Can i use Cisco Nexus 5672UP as top of rack switch for NSX implementation ?
I heard that Cisco does not officially support VMware NSX.
So would like to know if i can use Cisco Nexus 5672 UP as my ToR switch for NSX implementation.
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Robin CMSenior Security and Infrastructure EngineerCommented:
I image you could, if it gives you IP connectivity between hosts, but that is a separate (new) question.
I suggest you ask it as a new question and somebody else might be able to answer it for you. :-)
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SrikantRajeevAuthor Commented:
Thanks
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