A DHCP relay profile specifies one or more external DHCP servers. When you create a DHCP relay service, you must specify a DHCP relay profile.


  1. From your browser, log in with admin privileges to an NSX Manager at https://nsx-manager-ip-address.
  2. Select Networking > DHCP from the navigation panel.
  3. Click Relay Profiles and click Add.
  4. Enter a name and optional description.
  5. Enter one or more external DHCP server addresses.

What to do next

Create a DHCP relay service. See Create a DHCP Relay Service.