Some system configuration tasks must be done using the command line or API.

For complete command line interface information, see the NSX-T Data Center Command-Line Interface Reference. For complete API information, see the NSX-T Data Center API Guide.

Table 1. System configuration commands and API requests.

Task

Command Line

(NSX Manager, NSX Controller, NSX Edge)

API Request

(NSX Manager only)

Set system timezone set timezone <timezone> PUT https://<nsx-mgr>/api/v1/node
Set NTP Server set ntp-server <ntp-server> PUT https://<nsx-mgr>/api/v1/node/services/ntp
Set a DNS server set name-servers <dns-server> PUT https://<nsx-mgr>/api/v1/node/network/name-servers
Set DNS Search Domain set search-domains <domain> PUT https://<nsx-mgr>/api/v1/node/network/search-domains