• Passed the VCIX-NV yesterday: tips, thoughts and recap

      VMware Certified Implementation Expert!   Well, I passed the VCIX-NV yesterday after about 2-3 weeks of study. This may have been one of the toughest certification tests that I have taken, but I appreciated the challenge throughout the process. In support, I don’t focus on NSX so I knew I had to put in more work and study time since I didn’t have any hands on experiencing prior to the Hands on Labs or ICM. Three weeks ago I set my mind to obtaining this certificate, so I scheduled the test before touching the product and gave myself just […]

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  • NSX Manager SSL certificate replacement with CA

    During my study for the VCIX-NV exam I was writing a post on using the REST API client in Google Chrome when I hit an issue connecting to my NSX Manager via the API call. The error message that I received was below.   Could not get any response This seems to be like an error connecting to https://nsxmanager.vcloud.local/api/2.0/services/ssoconfig. The response status was 0. Check out the W3C XMLHttpRequest Level 2 spec for more details about when this happens.   After checking the certificate on NSX Manager, I noticed that the certificate showed localhost rather than the actual hostname for […]

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