Assign a domain service account for use by NSX to access the vCenter Server Administrator role.

1

Log in to the Management vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.

a

Open a Web browser and go to https://mgmt01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.

b

Log in using the following credentials.

Setting

Value

User name

administrator@vsphere.local

Password

vsphere_admin_password

2

In the Navigator, click Administration and click Global Permissions.

3

Click the Add icon.

4

In the Global Permission Root - Add Permission dialog box, click Add.

5

In the Select Users/Groups dialog box, select rainpole.local from the Domain drop-down menu.

6

In the search box, enter svc-nsxmanager and press Enter.

7

Select svc-nsxmanager and click Add.


8

Click OK.

9

In the Global Permission Root - Add Permission dialog box, select Administrator as the Assigned Role and select the Propagate to children check box.

10

Click OK.

11

In the Navigator, expand the entire mgmt01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local tree control.

12

Right-click the SFO01-Mgmt01 cluster and click Deploy OVF Template.

13

On the Select template page, click the Browse button, select the VMware NSX Manager .ova file and click Next

14

On the Select name and location page, enter the following settings, and click Next.

Setting

Value

Name

mgmt01nsxm01

Datacenter or folder

NSX01

15

On the Select a resource page, select the following values, and click Next.

Setting

Value

Cluster

SFO01-Mgmt01

16

On the Review details page, review the extra configuration option check box, and click Next.

17

On the Accept License Agreements page, click Accept, and click Next.

18

On the Select storage page, enter the following settings and click Next.

Setting

Value

VM storage policy

vSAN Default Storage Policy

Datastore

SFO01A-VSAN01-MGMT01

19

On the Select networks page, under Destination Network, select vDS-Mgmt-Management and click Next.

20

On the Customize template page, expand the different options, enter the following settings, and click Next.

Setting

Value

DNS Server List

172.16.11.5,172.16.11.4

Domain Search List

sfo01.rainpole.local

Default IPv4 Gateway

172.16.11.253

Hostname

mgmt01nsxm01.sfo01.rainpole.local

Network 1 IPv4 Address

172.16.11.65

Network 1 Netmask

255.255.255.0

Enable SSH

Selected

NTP Server List

ntp.sfo01.rainpole.local

ntp.lax01.rainpole.local

CLI "admin" User Password / enter

mgmtnsx_admin_password

CLI "admin" User Password / confirm

mgmtnsx_admin_password

CLI Privilege Mode Password / enter

mgmtnsx_priviledge_password

CLI Privilege Mode Password / confirm

mgmtnsx_priviledge_password

21

On the Ready to complete page, click Finish.

22

In the Navigator, expand the entire mgmt01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local tree, select the mgmt01nsxm01 VM, and click the Power on button.