NSX-T providesseveral tools and utilitiestosimplify daily operationsand provide the level of visibility anenterprise-grade SDN solution requires. They can be classified into three main categories:
1.Visibility-Tools providesinformation about the health and status of the NSX components, traffic statistics or visibility of the different systems connected to NSX
2.Operations-Tools and utilities focused on simplifying installation and other common tasks like upgrading the system, backup/restore or getting the corresponding support bundles
3.Troubleshooting -Tools help finding out problems or configuration issues when something does not workNSX-T also works with other VMware and 3rdparty operational tools.
Operations and visibility are key metrics that enterprise assess the risk and success of their business-critical applications. NSX-T is a software defined network platform when deployed touches every aspect of enterprise connectivity and thus understanding, leverage and building successful operational design and best practices can define a difference between a successful and a failed environment.