This section lists the features of the NSX that are available for your use within the RPC-VMware environment and your customer permissions. Features not listed here either need to be performed by Rackspace (see the NSX managed services section) or might be unavailable within the RPC-VMware product and its add-on services.
|Switching||Enable logical layer 2 overlay extensions across a routed (L3) fabric within and across data center boundaries. Support for VXLAN-based network overlays.|
|Routing||Provides routing between virtual networks performed in a distributed manner in the hypervisor kernel.|
|Distributed firewalling||Provides distributed stateful firewalling embedded in the hypervisor kernel. Additionally, NSX can also provide north-south firewall capability through NSX Edge™.|
|Load balancing||Provides an L4–L7 load balancer with SSL offload and pass-through, server health checks, and App Rules for programmability and traffic manipulation.|
|VPN||Provides site-to-site and remote-access VPN capabilities, and unmanaged VPN for cloud gateway services.|
|NSX gateway||Provides support for VXLAN-to-VLAN bridging for seamless connection to physical workloads.|
|NSX API||Provides a RESTful API for integration into any cloud management platform or custom automation.|
|Dynamic security policy||NSX service composer enables the creation of dynamic security groups. Beyond IP address and MAC, membership of security groups can be based on vCenter objects and tags, operating system type, and Active Directory roles to enable a dynamic security enforcement capability.|
|Third-party partner integration||
Provides support for management, control plane, and data plane integration with third-party partners in a wide variety of categories.
Third-party integration configuration might require assistance from your Rackspace Support team. If you are interested in enabling third-party integration, contact your Support team for more details.