You can use an IP Pool to allocate IP addresses or subnets when you create L3 subnets.


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 the User Interface Settings.


  1. With admin privileges, log in to NSX Manager.
  2. Select Networking > IP Management > IP Address Pools.
  3. Enter a name for the new IP pool.
  4. (Optional) Enter a description.
  5. Click Add.
  6. Click the IP Ranges cell and enter IP Ranges.
    Mouse over the upper right corner of any cell and click the pencil icon to edit it.
  7. (Optional) Enter a Gateway.
  8. Enter a CIDR IP address with suffix.
  9. (Optional) Enter DNS Servers.
  10. (Optional) Enter a DNS Suffix.
  11. Click Save.