VMware: NSX: Using PowerCLI/PowerNSX to view distributed firewall (DFW) rules in a table format.
This was kind of a fun exercise and helpful considering the NSX plugin kinda blows, in flash client at least. Have yet to take a look at HTML5 one that was just released. Was asked if we could output currently configured DFW rules. Below you will find what I slapped together. If it's useful to you too, great. Also, please feel free give me feedback.
It will basically give you the following:
- Rule Number
- This is kind of a guess in that it assumes that rules will pull down from API in the correct order at runtime.
- Rule ID
- Rule Name
- Service Ports
This script requires the following powershell modules: