This procedure describes how to create an uplink profile that has a link aggregation group configured, and how to configure an ESXi host transport node to use that uplink profile.

Prerequisites

Procedure

  1. From a browser, log in with admin privileges to an NSX Manager at https://<nsx-manager-ip-address>.
  2. Select Fabric > Profiles > Uplink Profiles and click Add.
  3. Enter a name and optionally a description.

    For example, you enter the name uplink-profile1.

  4. Under LAGs, click Add to add a link aggregation group.

    For example, you add an LAG called lag1 with 2 uplinks.

  5. Under Teamings, select the Default Teaming entry.
  6. In the Active Uplinks field, enter the name of the LAG that you added in the step 4. In this example, the name is lag1.
  7. Click Add at the bottom of the dialog box.
  8. Enter a value for the Transport VLAN and MTU.
  9. Click Add at the bottom of the window.
  10. Select Fabric > Nodes > Transport Nodes > Add.
  11. Enter information in the General tab.
  12. In the N-VDS tab, select the uplink profile uplink-profile1 that was created in step 3.
  13. In the Physical NICs field, you will see a dropdown list of physical NICs, and a dropdown list of uplinks that you specified when you created the uplink profile. Specifically, you will see the uplinks lag1-0 and lag1-1, corresponding to the LAG lag1 that was created in step 4. Select a physical NIC for lag1-0 and a physical NIC for lag1-1.
  14. Enter information for the other fields.