If Security Policies in your NSX Data Center for vSphere environment use third-party Guest Introspection service provided by a partner, register the partner service with NSX-T Data Center before you start the migration.

You might need to upgrade the Partner Console to register the service with the version of NSX-T Data Center that is used for this migration. For more information, see the partner documentation.

Complete the following procedure to register a partner service for endpoint protection with the NSX Manager in your NSX-T Data Center environment.


NSX-T NSX Manager appliance is deployed in your NSX-T Data Center.

For detailed instructions, see Deploy NSX-T Data Center NSX Manager Appliance.


  1. Log in to the Partner Console with Admin privileges.
  2. Update the NSX endpoint in the Partner Console. Specify the following details:
    • IP address of NSX-T NSX Manager
    • Port (default is 443)
    • User name and password of the NSX-T NSX Manager

    Make sure to test the connection before proceeding to the next step. If you need help with using the Partner Console, see the partner documentation.

    The partner service and the vendor templates that are associated with this partner service are now created in NSX-T Data Center.
  3. Verify that the partner service is registered with NSX-T Data Center.
    1. From your browser, log in with admin privileges to an NSX Manager at https://nsx-manager-ip-address.
      Replace nsx-manager-ip-address with the IP address of the NSX-T NSX Manager.
    2. Navigate to System > Service Deployments > Deployment.
    3. Click the Partner Service drop-down menu, and check that the partner service is listed.