NSX-T Installation Guide
  Overview of NSX-T
    Data Plane
    Control Plane
    Management Plane
    NSX Manager
    NSX Controller
    Logical Switches
    Logical Routers
    NSX Edge
    Transport Zones
    Key Concepts
  Preparing for Installation
    System Requirements
    Ports and Protocols
    TCP and UDP Ports Used by NSX Manager
    TCP and UDP Ports Used by NSX Controller
    TCP and UDP Ports Used by NSX Edge
    TCP Ports Used by Key Manager
    Installation Overview
  Working with KVM
    Set Up KVM
    Manage Your Guest VMs in the KVM CLI
  NSX Manager Installation
    Install NSX Manager on ESXi Using vSphere Web Client
    Install NSX Manager on ESXi Using the Command-Line OVF Tool
    Install NSX Manager on KVM
  NSX Controller Installation and Clustering
    Install NSX Controller on ESXi Using a GUI
    Install NSX Controller on ESXi Using the Command-Line OVF Tool
    Install NSX Controller on KVM
    Join NSX Controller s with the Management Plane
    Initialize the Control Cluster to Create a Control Cluster Master
    Join Additional NSX Controllers with the Cluster Master
  NSX Edge Installation
    NSX Edge Networking Setup
    Install an NSX Edge on ESXi Using a GUI
    Install NSX Edge on ESXi Using the Command-Line OVF Tool
    Install NSX Edge via ISO File With a PXE Server
    Install NSX Edge on Bare Metal
    Install NSX Edge via ISO File as a Virtual Appliance
    Join NSX Edge with the Management Plane
  Host Preparation
    Install Third-Party Packages on a KVM Host
    Add a Hypervisor Host to the NSX-T Fabric
    Manual Installation of NSX-T Kernel Modules
      Manually Install NSX-T Kernel Modules on ESXi Hypervisors
      Manually Install NSX-T Kernel Modules on Ubuntu KVM Hypervisors
      Manually Install NSX-T Kernel Modules on RHEL KVM Hypervisors
    Join the Hypervisor Hosts with the Management Plane
  Transport Zones and Transport Nodes
    About Transport Zones
    Create an IP Pool for Tunnel Endpoint IP Addresses
    Create an Uplink Profile
    Create Transport Zones
    Create a Host Transport Node
      Verify the Transport Node Status
    Create an NSX Edge Transport Node
    Create an NSX Edge Cluster
  Uninstalling NSX-T
    Unconfigure an NSX-T Overlay
    Remove a Host From NSX-T or Uninstall NSX-T Completely
  Overview of NSX-T
    Data Plane
    Control Plane
    Management Plane
    NSX Manager
    NSX Controller
    Logical Switches
    Logical Routers
    NSX Edge
    Transport Zones
    Key Concepts
  Preparing for Installation
    System Requirements
    Ports and Protocols
    TCP and UDP Ports Used by NSX Manager
    TCP and UDP Ports Used by NSX Controller
    TCP and UDP Ports Used by NSX Edge
    TCP Ports Used by Key Manager
    Installation Overview
  Working with KVM
    Set Up KVM
    Manage Your Guest VMs in the KVM CLI
  NSX Manager Installation
    Install NSX Manager on ESXi Using vSphere Web Client
    Install NSX Manager on ESXi Using the Command-Line OVF Tool
    Install NSX Manager on KVM
  NSX Controller Installation and Clustering
    Install NSX Controller on ESXi Using a GUI
    Install NSX Controller on ESXi Using the Command-Line OVF Tool
    Install NSX Controller on KVM
    Join NSX Controller s with the Management Plane
    Initialize the Control Cluster to Create a Control Cluster Master
    Join Additional NSX Controllers with the Cluster Master
  NSX Edge Installation
    NSX Edge Networking Setup
    Install an NSX Edge on ESXi Using a GUI
    Install NSX Edge on ESXi Using the Command-Line OVF Tool
    Install NSX Edge via ISO File With a PXE Server
    Install NSX Edge on Bare Metal
    Install NSX Edge via ISO File as a Virtual Appliance
    Join NSX Edge with the Management Plane
  Host Preparation
    Install Third-Party Packages on a KVM Host
    Add a Hypervisor Host to the NSX-T Fabric
    Manual Installation of NSX-T Kernel Modules
      Manually Install NSX-T Kernel Modules on ESXi Hypervisors
      Manually Install NSX-T Kernel Modules on Ubuntu KVM Hypervisors
      Manually Install NSX-T Kernel Modules on RHEL KVM Hypervisors
    Join the Hypervisor Hosts with the Management Plane
  Transport Zones and Transport Nodes
    About Transport Zones
    Create an IP Pool for Tunnel Endpoint IP Addresses
    Create an Uplink Profile
    Create Transport Zones
    Create a Host Transport Node
      Verify the Transport Node Status
    Create an NSX Edge Transport Node
    Create an NSX Edge Cluster
  Uninstalling NSX-T
    Unconfigure an NSX-T Overlay
    Remove a Host From NSX-T or Uninstall NSX-T Completely
NSX-T Administration Guide
  Overview of NSX-T
    Data Plane
    Control Plane
    Management Plane
    NSX Manager
    NSX Controller
    Logical Switches
    Logical Routers
    NSX Edge
    Transport Zones
    Key Concepts
  Creating Logical Switches and Configuring VM Attachment
    Understanding BUM Frame Replication Modes
    Create a Logical Switch
    Layer 2 Bridging
      Create a Bridge Cluster
      Create a Layer 2 Bridge-Backed Logical Switch
    Create a VLAN Logical Switch for the NSX Edge Uplink
    Connecting a VM to a Logical Switch
      Attach a VM Hosted on vCenter Server to an NSX-T Logical Switch
      Attach a VM Hosted on Standalone ESXi to an NSX-T Logical Switch
      Attach a VM Hosted on KVM to an NSX-T Logical Switch
    Test Layer 2 Connectivity
  Configuring Switching Profiles for Logical Switches and Logical Ports
    Understanding QoS Switching Profile
      Configure a Custom QoS Switching Profile
    Understanding Port Mirroring Switching Profile
      Configure a Custom Port Mirroring Switching Profile
      Verify Custom Port Mirroring Switching Profile
    Understanding IP Discovery Switching Profile
      Configure IP Discovery Switching Profile
    Understanding SpoofGuard
      Configure Port Address Bindings
      Configure Switch Address Bindings
      Configure a SpoofGuard Switching Profile
    Understanding Switch Security Switching Profile
      Configure a Custom Switch Security Switching Profile
    Understanding MAC Management Switching Profile
    Associate a Custom Profile with a Logical Switch
    Associate a Custom Profile with a Logical Switch Port
  Configuring the Tier-1 Logical Router
    Create a Tier-1 Logical Router
    Add Downlink Ports for the Tier-1 Logical Router
    Configure Route Advertisement on a Tier-1 Logical Router
    Configure a Tier-1 Logical Router Static Route
  Configuring a Tier-0 Logical Router
    Create a Tier-0 Logical Router
    Attach Tier-0 and Tier-1
      Verify that a Tier-0 Router Has Learned Routes from a Tier-1 Router
    Connect a Tier-0 Logical Router to a VLAN Logical Switch
      Verify the Tier-0 Logical Router and TOR Connection
    Configure a Static Route
      Verify the Static Route
    BGP Configuration Options
      Configure BGP on a Tier-0 Logical Router
      Verify BGP Connections from a Tier-0 Service Router
    Configure BFD on a Tier-0 Logical Router
    Enable Route Redistribution on the Tier-0 Logical Router
      Verify North-South Connectivity and Route Redistribution
    Understanding ECMP Routing
      Add an Uplink Port for the Second Edge Node
      Add a Second BGP Neighbor and Enable ECMP Routing
      Verify ECMP Routing Connectivity
    Create an IP Prefix List
    Create a Route Map
  Network Address Translation
    Tier-1 NAT
      Configure Source NAT on a Tier-1 Router
      Configure Destination NAT on a Tier-1 Router
      Advertise Tier-1 NAT Routes to the Upstream Tier-0 Router
      Advertise Tier-1 NAT Routes to the Physical Architecture
      Verify Tier-1 NAT
    Tier-0 NAT
      Reflexive NAT
        Configure Reflexive NAT on a Tier-0 Logical Router
  Firewall Sections and Firewall Rules
    Add a Firewall Rule Section
    Delete a Firewall Rule Section
    Enable and Disable Section Rules
    Disable and Enable Section Logs
    About Firewall Rules
    Add a Firewall Rule
    Delete a Firewall Rule
    Edit the Default Distributed Firewall Rule
    Change the Order of a Firewall Rule
    Filter Firewall Rules
    Exclude Objects from Firewall Enforcement
  Configuring Groups and Services
    Create an IP Set
    Create an IP Pool
    Create a MAC Set
    Create an NSGroup
    Configuring Services and Service Groups
      Create an NSService
  DHCP
    Create a DHCP Server Profile
    Create a DHCP Server
    Attach a DHCP Server to a Logical Switch
    Detach a DHCP Server from a Logical Switch
    Create a DHCP Relay Profile
    Create a DHCP Relay Service
    Add a DHCP Service to a Logical Router Port
  Configuring Metadata Proxies
    Add a Metadata Proxy Server
    Attach a Metadata Proxy Server to a Logical Switch
    Detach a Metadata Proxy Server from a Logical Switch
  Operations and Management
    Add a License Key
    Managing User Accounts
      Change the Admin Password
      Account Lockout
    Setting Up Certificates
      Create a Certificate Signing Request File
      Import a CA Certificate
      Import a Certificate
      Create a Self-Signed Certificate
      Replace a Certificate
      Import a Certificate Revocation List
    Configuring Appliances
    Manage Tags
    Search for Objects
    Find the SSH Fingerprint of a Remote Server
    Backing Up and Restoring the NSX Manager
      Back Up the NSX Manager Configuration
        Configure Backup Location
        Schedule Automated Backups
      Restore the NSX Manager Configuration
        Prepare to Restore the NSX Manager Backups
        Restore the Cluster Backup
        Restore the NSX Manager Node Backup
        Download the Backup and Restore Helper Script
        Revert Fabric Changes Since Last Cluster Backup
        Restore an NSX Controller Cluster
    Managing Appliances and Appliance Clusters
      Manage NSX Manager
        Get NSX Manager Status
        Reboot NSX Manager
      Manage NSX Controller Cluster
        Get the NSX Controller Cluster Status
        Reboot NSX Controller Cluster Members
        Replace a Member of the NSX Controller Cluster
        Redeploy the NSX Controller Cluster
      Manage NSX Edge Cluster
    Logging System Messages
      Configure Remote Logging
      Log Message Categories
    Configure IPFIX
    Trace the Path of a Packet with Traceflow
    View Port Connection Information
    Monitor a Logical Switch Port Activity
    Monitor Port Mirroring Sessions
    Monitor Fabric Nodes
    Collect Support Bundles
  Overview of NSX-T
    Data Plane
    Control Plane
    Management Plane
    NSX Manager
    NSX Controller
    Logical Switches
    Logical Routers
    NSX Edge
    Transport Zones
    Key Concepts
  Creating Logical Switches and Configuring VM Attachment
    Understanding BUM Frame Replication Modes
    Create a Logical Switch
    Layer 2 Bridging
      Create a Bridge Cluster
      Create a Layer 2 Bridge-Backed Logical Switch
    Create a VLAN Logical Switch for the NSX Edge Uplink
    Connecting a VM to a Logical Switch
      Attach a VM Hosted on vCenter Server to an NSX-T Logical Switch
      Attach a VM Hosted on Standalone ESXi to an NSX-T Logical Switch
      Attach a VM Hosted on KVM to an NSX-T Logical Switch
    Test Layer 2 Connectivity
  Configuring Switching Profiles for Logical Switches and Logical Ports
    Understanding QoS Switching Profile
      Configure a Custom QoS Switching Profile
    Understanding Port Mirroring Switching Profile
      Configure a Custom Port Mirroring Switching Profile
      Verify Custom Port Mirroring Switching Profile
    Understanding IP Discovery Switching Profile
      Configure IP Discovery Switching Profile
    Understanding SpoofGuard
      Configure Port Address Bindings
      Configure Switch Address Bindings
      Configure a SpoofGuard Switching Profile
    Understanding Switch Security Switching Profile
      Configure a Custom Switch Security Switching Profile
    Understanding MAC Management Switching Profile
    Associate a Custom Profile with a Logical Switch
    Associate a Custom Profile with a Logical Switch Port
  Configuring the Tier-1 Logical Router
    Create a Tier-1 Logical Router
    Add Downlink Ports for the Tier-1 Logical Router
    Configure Route Advertisement on a Tier-1 Logical Router
    Configure a Tier-1 Logical Router Static Route
  Configuring a Tier-0 Logical Router
    Create a Tier-0 Logical Router
    Attach Tier-0 and Tier-1
      Verify that a Tier-0 Router Has Learned Routes from a Tier-1 Router
    Connect a Tier-0 Logical Router to a VLAN Logical Switch
      Verify the Tier-0 Logical Router and TOR Connection
    Configure a Static Route
      Verify the Static Route
    BGP Configuration Options
      Configure BGP on a Tier-0 Logical Router
      Verify BGP Connections from a Tier-0 Service Router
    Configure BFD on a Tier-0 Logical Router
    Enable Route Redistribution on the Tier-0 Logical Router
      Verify North-South Connectivity and Route Redistribution
    Understanding ECMP Routing
      Add an Uplink Port for the Second Edge Node
      Add a Second BGP Neighbor and Enable ECMP Routing
      Verify ECMP Routing Connectivity
    Create an IP Prefix List
    Create a Route Map
  Network Address Translation
    Tier-1 NAT
      Configure Source NAT on a Tier-1 Router
      Configure Destination NAT on a Tier-1 Router
      Advertise Tier-1 NAT Routes to the Upstream Tier-0 Router
      Advertise Tier-1 NAT Routes to the Physical Architecture
      Verify Tier-1 NAT
    Tier-0 NAT
      Reflexive NAT
        Configure Reflexive NAT on a Tier-0 Logical Router
  Firewall Sections and Firewall Rules
    Add a Firewall Rule Section
    Delete a Firewall Rule Section
    Enable and Disable Section Rules
    Disable and Enable Section Logs
    About Firewall Rules
    Add a Firewall Rule
    Delete a Firewall Rule
    Edit the Default Distributed Firewall Rule
    Change the Order of a Firewall Rule
    Filter Firewall Rules
    Exclude Objects from Firewall Enforcement
  Configuring Groups and Services
    Create an IP Set
    Create an IP Pool
    Create a MAC Set
    Create an NSGroup
    Configuring Services and Service Groups
      Create an NSService
  DHCP
    Create a DHCP Server Profile
    Create a DHCP Server
    Attach a DHCP Server to a Logical Switch
    Detach a DHCP Server from a Logical Switch
    Create a DHCP Relay Profile
    Create a DHCP Relay Service
    Add a DHCP Service to a Logical Router Port
  Configuring Metadata Proxies
    Add a Metadata Proxy Server
    Attach a Metadata Proxy Server to a Logical Switch
    Detach a Metadata Proxy Server from a Logical Switch
  Operations and Management
    Add a License Key
    Managing User Accounts
      Change the Admin Password
      Account Lockout
    Setting Up Certificates
      Create a Certificate Signing Request File
      Import a CA Certificate
      Import a Certificate
      Create a Self-Signed Certificate
      Replace a Certificate
      Import a Certificate Revocation List
    Configuring Appliances
    Manage Tags
    Search for Objects
    Find the SSH Fingerprint of a Remote Server
    Backing Up and Restoring the NSX Manager
      Back Up the NSX Manager Configuration
        Configure Backup Location
        Schedule Automated Backups
      Restore the NSX Manager Configuration
        Prepare to Restore the NSX Manager Backups
        Restore the Cluster Backup
        Restore the NSX Manager Node Backup
        Download the Backup and Restore Helper Script
        Revert Fabric Changes Since Last Cluster Backup
        Restore an NSX Controller Cluster
    Managing Appliances and Appliance Clusters
      Manage NSX Manager
        Get NSX Manager Status
        Reboot NSX Manager
      Manage NSX Controller Cluster
        Get the NSX Controller Cluster Status
        Reboot NSX Controller Cluster Members
        Replace a Member of the NSX Controller Cluster
        Redeploy the NSX Controller Cluster
      Manage NSX Edge Cluster
    Logging System Messages
      Configure Remote Logging
      Log Message Categories
    Configure IPFIX
    Trace the Path of a Packet with Traceflow
    View Port Connection Information
    Monitor a Logical Switch Port Activity
    Monitor Port Mirroring Sessions
    Monitor Fabric Nodes
    Collect Support Bundles
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