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

Complete this process in three main steps:

Configure the Segment ID allocation.

Configure the VXLAN networking.

Add cluster to the universal 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 Logical Network Preparation, and click Segment ID.

c

Select 172.17.11.66 from the NSX Manager drop-down menu.

d

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

Setting

Value

Segment ID pool

10000-14000

Enable Multicast addressing

Selected

Multicast addresses

239.6.0.0-239.6.255.255

3

Configure the VXLAN networking.

a

Click the Host Preparation tab.

b

Under VXLAN, click Not Configured on the LAX01-Comp01 row, enter the following settings, and click OK.

Setting

Value

Switch

vDS-Comp01

VLAN

1734

MTU

9000

VMKNic IP Addressing

Use DHCP

VMKNic Teaming Policy

Load Balance - SRCID

VTEP

2

4

Configure the Universal transport zone.

a

In the Navigator, click the Logical Network Preparation tab and click Transport Zones.

b

Select the Comp Universal Transport Zone and select Connect Clusters from the Actions menu.

c

In the Connect Clusters dialog box, select the LAX01-Comp01 cluster and click OK.

            


5

Configure the Global transport zone.

a

In the Navigator, click the Logical Network Preparation tab and click Transport Zones.

b

Click the Add New Transport zone icon, enter the following settings, and click OK.

Setting

Value

Name

Comp Global Transport Zone

Replication mode

Hybrid

Select clusters part of the Transport Zone

LAX01-Comp01