You can create a MAC management switching profile to manage MAC addresses.


Familiarize yourself with the MAC management switching profile concept. See Understanding MAC Management Switching Profile.


  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 Switching Profiles tab.
  4. Click Add and select MAC Management.
  5. Complete the MAC management profile details.
    Option Description
    Name and Description

    Assign a name to the MAC management profile.

    You can optionally describe the setting that you modified in the profile.

    MAC Change Enable or disable the MAC address change feature.
    Status Enable or disable the MAC learning feature.
  6. Click Add.


A MAC management profile appears as a link.

What to do next

Attach the switching profile to a logical switch or logical port. See Associate a Custom Profile with a Logical Switch or Associate a Custom Profile with a Logical Port.