Enable vSphere VXLAN on an upgraded provider virtual datacenter to create a VXLAN network pool for the provider virtual datacenter.

vSphere VXLAN is enabled by default for new provider virtual datacenters.


Configure VXLAN for your vCloud environment. See the vShield Administrator's Guide.


  1. Click the Manage & Monitor tab and click Provider VDCs in the left pane.
  2. Right-click the Provider virtual datacenter name and select Enable VXLAN.


A VXLAN network pool is created for the provider virtual datacenter. See VXLAN Network Pools.