The NSX-T Installation Guide describes how to install the VMware NSX-T ® product. The information includes step-by-step configuration instructions, and suggested best practices.

Intended Audience

This information is intended for anyone who wants to install or use NSX-T. This information is written for experienced system administrators who are familiar with virtual machine technology and virtual datacenter operations. This manual assumes familiarity with a virtual machine management service—such as VMware vSphere 5.5 or 6.0, including VMware ESX, vCenter Server, and the vSphere Web Client, VMware OVF Tool—or another virtual machine management service with kernel-based virtual machines (KVMs).

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