You can create a DHCP relay service to relay traffic between DHCP clients and DHCP servers that are not created in NSX-T Data Center.


Verify that Manager mode is selected in the NSX Manager user interface. See NSX Manager. If you do not see the Policy and Manager mode buttons, see Configure User Interface Settings.


  1. From your browser, log in with admin privileges to an NSX Manager at https://<nsx-manager-ip-address>.
  2. Select Networking > DHCP > Relay Services > Add.
  3. Enter a name and optional description.
  4. Select a DHCP relay profile from the drop-down menu.

What to do next

Add a DHCP service to a logical router port. See Add a DHCP Relay Service to a Logical Router Port in Manager Mode.