Refer to this workflow for an overview of the steps involved in onboarding and managing workload VMs from your public cloud in the NSX Enforced Mode.
|Tag workload VMs with the key-value nsx.network=default.||Follow instructions in your public cloud documentation for tagging workload VMs.|
| Install NSX Tools on your Windows and Linux workload VMs.
Note: If Auto- Install NSX Tools is enabled in CSM for Microsoft Azure VNets, NSX Tools are automatically installed.
|See Install NSX Tools|
|(Optional) If you have added VMs to the User Managed list in CSM, remove those VMs from the User Managed list that you want to bring under NSX management.||See How to use the User Managed List.|