You can use the port connection tool to quickly visualize and troubleshoot the connection between two VMs.


  1. From your browser, log in to an NSX Manager at https://nsx-manager-ip-address.
  2. Select Tools > Port Connection from the navigation panel.
  3. Select a VM from the Source Virtual Machine drop-down menu.
  4. Select a VM from the Destination Virtual Machine drop-down menu.
  5. Click Go.

    A visual map of the port connection topology is displayed. You can click on any of the components in the visual output to reveal more information about that component.