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.

Table 1. Day-N Workflow for onboarding your workload VMs into NSX Cloud
Task Instructions
Checkbox image Tag workload VMs with the key-value Follow instructions in your public cloud documentation for tagging workload VMs.
Checkbox image 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
Checkbox image (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.