You can use either the NSX Web UI or the VMware Cloud Console Networking & Security tab to manage your SDDC networks.
NSX Manager supports a superset of the features found on the Networking & Security tab. See NSX Manager in the NSX Data Center Administration Guide for information about how to use NSX Manager.
Accessing NSX Manager
You can use a VPN to access the local NSX manager at its private IP address, or use any browser to access it over the Internet at its public IP address. See Open NSX Manager. You can also access the local NSX manager over Direct Connect.
Many NSX workflows start by telling you to "log in with admin privileges to an NSX Manager." When you click OPEN NSX MANAGER in the VMware Cloud Console and choose ACCESS VIA THE INTERNET, you can skip this step. This option gives you access to the SDDC NSX manager with the rights included in your VMware Cloud on AWS organization role. The NSX Cloud Admin role has admin access to NSX. The the NSX Cloud Auditor has read-only access to NSX. See Assign NSX Service Roles to Organization Members for more information on service roles and how to assign them.
If you click OPEN NSX MANAGER and log in to NSX via the internal network, your role is determined by your NSX credentials, not your organization role.
The Networking & Security tab combines NSX Networking page features like VPN, NAT, and DHCP with Security page features like firewalls and features from other NSX pages including Inventory, Plan & Troubleshoot, and System. In this publication, references to NSX user interface items apply to both the NSX Manager Web UI and the VMware Cloud Console Networking & Security tab.
Use this table to map starting points for workflows in this publication to the appropriate items in the Networking & Security tab and NSX manager