This guide describes how to install and configure the NSX-T Data Center Plugin for OpenStack Neutron. The information includes step-by-step configuration instructions.

After it is configured and running, the VMware NSX-T Data Center Plugin plug-in allows OpenStack Neutron to realize and manage virtual networking resources in your NSX-T Data Center deployment. To do so successfully, you should be familiar with the NSX-T Data Center and OpenStack components and functions.

This guide provides information about Openstack Neutron plugins for NSX-T Policy and for NSX-T Manager. This is the first NSX-T Data Center release which provides an Openstack plugin for NSX-T Policy. For this release, the NSX-T Policy plugin can only be used for new installations.

To learn about these topics, see:
  • NSX-T Data Center Administration Guide
  • OpenStack documentation