You can add a bridge from a logical switch to a distributed virtual port group.


An NSX logical router must be deployed in your environment.

You cannot use a universal logical router to configure bridging, and you cannot add a bridge to a universal logical switch.


  1. Log in to the vSphere Web Client.
  2. Click Networking & Security and then click NSX Edges.
  3. Double click a logical router.
  4. Click Manage and then click Bridging.
  5. Click the Add () icon.
  6. Type a name for the bridge.
  7. Select the logical switch that you want to create a bridge for.
  8. Select the distributed virtual port group to which you want to bridge the logical switch.
  9. Click OK.