In this example, you create an NSX-T cloud account and associate it with a vCenter cloud account.
Additional options are available on the Network Policies tab after you associate the NSX cloud account to a vCenter cloud account.
Verify that you have the cloud administrator user role. See What are the Cloud Assembly user roles.
Verify that you have administrator credentials. See Credentials for Cloud Assembly cloud accounts.
You can define and deploy a cloud proxy before you create the cloud account or during the process of creating the cloud account.
Create a vCenter Cloud Account. You associate this NSX-T cloud account to an existing vCenter cloud account.
- Go to .
- Click Add Cloud Account, select NSX-T, and enter values.
Sample values and supporting information are provided in the following table.
Sample Value and Instruction
NSX-T IP address /FQDN
For this example, enter abz-nsxt3.ourco.local.
Enter the host vCenter server IP address for the new cloud account in FQND format.
Click New Cloud Proxy.
Click Download OVA.
Rename the downloaded OVA file to NSXT3A_abz.
Import the OVA file to the target vCenter Server and start the installation.
Copy the access key when prompted.
After the cloud proxy OVA has been deployed, select NSXT3A_abz from the Cloud proxy drop-down menu.
You can select an existing cloud proxy or deploy a new one.
Use the Install Cloud Proxy page for help. For sample steps, see Create and deploy a cloud proxy for a VMware Cloud on AWS cloud account.
User name and password
For example, enter email@example.com and its password.
The validation action confirms your access to the specified vCenter and checks that the vCenter is running.
Name and Description
Enter OurCo-vr-nsxt3 for the cloud account name.
Enter Sample deployment for WordPress with vCenter and NSX-T use case 1 for the cloud account description.
Enter OurCo-vCenter, which is the name of the vCenter cloud account that you created earlier.
An NSX cloud account must be associated with a vCenter cloud account.
Leave this option empty for now. Use tags according to your organization's tag strategy.
- Click Create.
Resources such as machines and volumes are data-collected from the NSX-T account and listed in the Resources section of the Cloud Assembly Infrastructure tab.
What to do next
For next steps, see the Wordpress use case at WordPress use case: add cloud zones.