Address bindings specify the IP and MAC address of a logical port and are used to specify the port whitelist in SpoofGuard.

About this task

With port address bindings you'll specify the IP and MAC address, and VLAN if applicable, of the logical port. When SpoofGuard is enabled, it ensures that the specified address bindings are enforced in the data path. In addition to SpoofGuard, port address bindings are used for DFW rule translations.

Procedure

  1. In NSX Manager, navigate to Switching > Ports.
  2. Click the logical port to which you want apply address binding.

    The logical port summary appears.

  3. Under the Summary tab, expand Address Bindings.
  4. Click Add.

    The Add Address Binding dialogue box appears

  5. Specify the IP and MAC address of the logical port to which you want to apply address binding. VLAN can also be optionally specified.
  6. Click Save.

What to do next

Use the port address bindings when you Configure a SpoofGuard Switching Profile.