You can add DHCP pools to a routed organization VDC network backed by NSX.


  • Verify that you are an organization administrator, system administrator, or that you are assigned a role that includes an equivalent set of rights.

  • Verify that your network is backed by NSX.
  • Verify that your network is a routed organization virtual data center network and that you enabled DHCP forwarding on the edge gateway that is associated with the network.
  • Verify that you activated DHCP Gateway mode for the network.


  1. In the top navigation bar, click Networking.
  2. Click the name of the network that you want to edit.
  3. In the IP Management section, click DHCP.
  4. Under DHCP Pools, click Edit.
  5. Enter an IP address range for the pool.
  6. Click Save.