You can configure IP address pools for use by components such as DHCP.


  1. With admin privileges, log in to NSX Manager.
  2. Select Networking > IP Management > IP Address Pools.
  3. Click Add IP Address Pool.
  4. Enter a name and optionally a description.
  5. Click Set in the Subnets column to add subnets.
  6. To specify an address block, select Add Subnet > IP Block.
    1. Select an IP block.
    2. Specify a size.
    3. Click the Auto Assign Gateway toggle to enable or disable automatic gateway IP assignment.
    4. Click Add.
  7. To specify IP ranges, select Add Subnet > IP Ranges.
    1. Enter IPv4 or IPv6 IP ranges.
    2. Enter IP ranges in CIDR format.
    3. Enter an address for Gateway IP.
    4. Click Add.
  8. Click Save.
    Note: After you add an IP address pool and IP addresses have been allocated from the pool, you will not be able to delete the pool. If you want to expand the pool, you must add new IP ranges. For example, if the existing range is - and you want to expand it to -, add the following two ranges:
    • -
    • -