To provide metadata proxy services to VMs that are connected to a logical switch, you must attach a metadata proxy server to the switch.

Prerequisites

Verify that you have created a logical switch. For more information, see Create a Logical Switch.

Procedure

  1. From your browser, log in to an NSX Manager at https://nsx-manager-ip-address.
  2. Select DHCP > Metadata Proxies.
  3. Select a metadata proxy server.
  4. Select the menu option Actions > Attach to Logical Switch
  5. Select a logical switch from the drop-down list.

Results

You can also attach a metadata proxy server to a logical switch by navigating to Switching > Switches, selecting a switch, and selecting the menu option Actions > Attach Metadata Proxy.