You can create an IP address group and then add this group as the source or destination in a firewall rule. Such a rule can help protect physical machines from virtual machines or vice versa.

1

Log in to the vSphere Web Client.

2

Click Networking & Security and then click NSX Managers.

3

Click an NSX Manager in the Name column and then click the Manage tab.

4

Click the Grouping Objects tab and then click IP Sets.

5

Click the Add (add) icon and select IP Addresses.

The Add IP Addresses window opens.

6

Type a name for the address group.

7

(Optional) Type a description for the address group.

8

Type the IP addresses to be included in the group.

9

Click OK.