To provide metadata proxy services to VMs that are connected to a logical switch, you must attach a metadata proxy server to the switch.



  1. From your browser, log in with admin privileges to an NSX Manager at https://<nsx-manager-ip-address>.
  2. Select Networking > DHCP > Metadata Proxies.
  3. Select a metadata proxy server.
  4. Select the menu option Actions > Attach to Logical Switch
  5. Select a logical switch from the drop-down list.


You can also attach a metadata proxy server to a logical switch by navigating to Networking > Logical Switches > Switches, selecting a switch, and selecting the menu option Actions > Add to a Metadata Proxy.