You must install the NSX kernel modules on the compute and edge clusters ESXi hosts to be able to use NSX.

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

Install the NSX kernel modules on the shared edge and compute cluster ESXi hosts.

a

In the Navigator, click Networking & Security, click Installation, and click the Host Preparation tab.

b

Change the NSX Manager that you edit to 172.17.11.66.

c

Under Installation Status, click Install for the LAX01-Comp01 cluster and click Yes in the confirmation dialog box.

3

Verify that the Installation Status column shows the NSX version for all hosts in the cluster to confirm that NSX kernel modules are successfully installed.