After all the deployment tasks are ready, you must configure the NSX logical network.

To configure the NSX logical network, you perform the following tasks:

Configure the Segment ID allocation.

Configure the VXLAN networking.

Configure the transport zone.

1

Log in to 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

Configure the Segment ID allocation.

a

In the Navigator, click Networking & Security.

b

Click Installation, click the Logical Network Preparation tab, and click Segment ID.

c

Select 172.17.11.65 from the NSX Manager drop-down menu.

d

Click Edit, enter the following values, and click OK.

Note

Universal Segment ID pool populates automatically from the primary NSX Manager.

Setting

Value

Segment ID pool

6000-6200

Enable Multicast addressing

Selected

Multicast addresses

239.5.0.0-239.5.255.255


3

Configure the VXLAN networking.

a

Click the Host Preparation tab.

b

Under VXLAN, click Not Configured, enter the following values, and click OK.

Setting

Value

Switch

vDS-Mgmt

VLAN

3019

MTU

9000

VMKNic IP Addressing

Use DHCP

VMKNic Teaming Policy

Load Balance - SRCID

VTEP

2

4

Configure the transport zone.

a

On the Installation page, click the Logical Network Preparation tab and click Transport Zones.

b

Select 172.17.11.65 from the NSX Manager drop-down menu. 

c

Select the Mgmt Universal Transport Zone and click the Connect Clusters icon.

d

In the Connect Clusters dialog box, select LAX01-Mgmt01 and click OK.