Create an anti-affinity rule to ensure that the Global Manager nodes run on different ESXi hosts. If an ESXi host is unavailable, the Global Manager nodes on the other hosts continue to provide support for the NSX management and control planes.


  1. In a web browser, log in to the management domain or VI workload domain vCenter Server at https://vcenter_server_fqdn/ui.
  2. Select Menu > Hosts and Clusters.
  3. In the inventory, expand vCenter Server > Datacenter.
  4. Select the Global Manager cluster and click the Configure tab.
  5. Select VM/Host rules and click Add.
  6. Enter the rule details.



    Name Type a name for the rule.
    Enable rule Select this option.
    Type Select Separate Virtual Machines.
    Members Click Add, select the three Global Manager nodes, and click OK.
  7. Click OK and then click OK again in the Create VM/Host rule dialog box.