After all the deployment tasks are ready, you must configure the NSX logical network.

About this task

To configure the NSX logical network, you perform the following tasks:

  • Configure the Segment ID allocation.

  • Configure the VXLAN networking.

  • Configure the transport zone.

Procedure

  1. Log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://mgmt01vc51.lax01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      administrator@vsphere.local

      Password

      vsphere_admin_password

  2. Configure the Segment ID allocation.
    1. In the Navigator, click Networking & Security.
    2. Click Installation, click the Logical Network Preparation tab, and click Segment ID.
    3. Select 172.17.11.65 from the NSX Manager drop-down menu.
    4. Click Edit, enter the following values, and click OK.
      Note:

      Universal Segment ID pool populates automatically from the primary NSX Manager.

      Setting

      Value

      Segment ID pool

      6000-6200

      Enable Multicast addressing

      Selected

      Multicast addresses

      239.5.0.0-239.5.255.255





  3. Configure the VXLAN networking.
    1. Click the Host Preparation tab.
    2. Under VXLAN, click Not Configured, enter the following values, and click OK.

      Setting

      Value

      Switch

      vDS-Mgmt

      VLAN

      3019

      MTU

      9000

      VMKNic IP Addressing

      Use DHCP

      VMKNic Teaming Policy

      Load Balance - SRCID

      VTEP

      2

  4. Configure the transport zone.
    1. On the Installation page, click the Logical Network Preparation tab and click Transport Zones.
    2. Select 172.17.11.65 from the NSX Manager drop-down menu. 
    3. Select the Mgmt Universal Transport Zone and click the Connect Clusters icon.
    4. In the Connect Clusters dialog box, select LAX01-Mgmt01 and click OK.