You must attach a DHCP server to a logical switch before the DHCP server can process DHCP requests from VMs connected to the switch. DHCP server is not supported on VLAN logical switches.


  1. From your browser, log in with admin privileges to an NSX Manager at https://nsx-manager-ip-address.
  2. Select Networking > Switching from the navigation panel.
  3. Click the logical switch that you intend to attach a DHCP server to.
  4. Click Actions > Attach DHCP Server.