This task explains how to deploy NSX Advanced Load Balancer Controller OVA.

Use the client to deploy NSX Advanced Load Balancer Controller OVA file by following the steps mentioned below:

Prerequisites

Log into the vCenter server through a vCenter client.

Procedure

  1. Click File in the top menu and select Deploy OVF Template.
  2. Follow the Deploy OVA Template wizard instructions:
    1. Choose Thick Provision Lazy Zeroed for disk format.
    2. Choose a port group for Destination Networks in Network Mapping.

      This port group will be used by the NSX Advanced Load Balancer Controller to communicate with vCenter.

    3. Specify the management IP address and default gateway. In the case of DHCP, leave this field empty.
    4. Leave the Sysadmin login authentication key field blank.
  3. Power on the VM.
  4. Repeat these steps to deploy three NSX Advanced Load Balancer Controller VMs to create an Controller cluster set-up.