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VMM 2016 1801 release. Configuration of guest clusters in SDN through VMM has undergone some changes.

February 19, 2018 1 comment

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With the release of the update 1801 for System Center VMM 2016, configuration of guest clusters in SDN through VMM has undergone some changes.

With network controller in place, now VMs that are connected to the virtual network using SDN are only allowed to use the IP address that the network controller assigns for communication. Inspired by Azure networking design, VMM enables this feature by emulating the floating IP functionality through the Software Load Balancer (SLB) in the SDN.

 

IMPORTANT: Network Controller does not support floating IP addresses which are essential for technologies such as Microsoft Failover Clustering to work.

 

VMM supports guest clustering in SDN through an Internal Load Balancer(ILB) Virtual IP(VIP).  Guesting clustering is managed through the SDN NC. Before you start, ensure you have set up SDN and deployed NC and SLB

The ILB uses probe ports which are created on the guest cluster VMs to identify the active node. At any given time, the probe port of only the active node responds to the ILB and all the traffic directed to the VIP is routed to the active node

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Software-Defined Networking with Windows Server and System Center Jump Start

March 8, 2014 1 comment

Software-Defined Networking with Windows Server and System Center Jump Start

Free online event with live Q&A with the networking team: http://aka.ms/SftDnet

Wednesday, March 19th from 8am – 1pm PST

 Are you exploring new networking strategies for your datacenter? Want to simplify the process? Software-defined networking (SDN) can streamline datacenter implementation through self-service provisioning, take the complexity out of network management, and help increase security with fully isolated environments. Intrigued? Bring specific questions, and get answers from the team who built this popular solution!
Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2 are being used with SDN implementations in some of the largest datacenters in the world, and this Jump Start can help you apply lessons learned from those networks to your own environment. From overall best practices to deep technical guidance, this demo-rich session gives you what you need to get started, plus in-depth Q&A with top experts who have real-world SDN experience. Don’t miss it!

 Register here: http://aka.ms/SftDnet

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