You deploy the NSX Manager appliance from the OVA file to the LAX01-Mgmt cluster.

1

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

a

Open a Web browser and go to https://mgmt01vc51.lax01.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, expand the entire mgmt01vc51.lax01.rainpole.local tree.

3

Right-click the LAX01-Mgmt01 cluster and click Deploy OVF Template.


4

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

5

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

Setting

Value

Name

mgmt01nsxm51

Datacenter or folder

NSX51

6

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

Setting

Value

Cluster

LAX01-Mgmt01

7

On the Review details page, click Next.

8

On the Accept license agreements page, click Accept and click Next.

9

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

Setting

Value

VM storage policy

vSAN Default Storage Policy

Datastore

LAX01A-VSAN01-MGMT01

10

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

11

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

SettingSetting

Value

DNS Server List

172.17.11.5,172.17.11.4

Domain Search List

lax01.rainpole.local

Default IPv4 Gateway

172.17.11.253

Hostname

mgmt01nsxm51.lax01.rainpole.local

Network 1 IPv4 Address

172.17.11.65

Network 1 Netmask

255.255.255.0

Enable SSH

Selected

NTP Server List

ntp.lax01.rainpole.local

ntp.sfo01.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

12

On the Ready to Complete page, click Finish

13

In the Navigator, expand the entire mgmt01vc51.lax01.rainpole.local tree, select the virtual machine mgmt01nsxm51, and click the Power on button.