When you are deploying VMware Integrated OpenStack with NSX for the Networking component, you must configure the NSX nodes in advance.

When you install VMware Integrated OpenStack, you must provide the following information.




User name for accessing the NSX Manager node.


Password for accessing the NSX Manager node.

Transport Zone

Name of the default transport zone.

Edge Cluster

The name of the cluster containing the Edge nodes.

Virtual Distributed Switch for Edge VTEP

The VDS from the NSX configuration.

Port Group for External Network

The port group created on a VLAN specifically for the External network. You created this port group as part of the process of preparing to deploy VMware Integrated OpenStack with NSX.