You must install the NSX kernel modules on the compute and edge clusters ESXi hosts so that you are able to use NSX.


  1. Log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://mgmt01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.



      User name




  2. Install the NSX kernel modules on the shared edge and compute cluster ESXi hosts.
    1. In the Navigator, click Networking & Security, click Installation, and click the Host Preparation tab.
    2. Select from the NSX Manager drop-down menu.
    3. Under Installation Status, click Install for the SFO01-Comp01 cluster and click Yes in the confirmation dialog box.
  3.  Verify that the Installation Status column displays the NSX version for all hosts in the cluster to confirm the successful installation of the NSX kernel modules.