A NSX instance is tied to a single vCenter Server instance.

Table 1. NSX for vSphere Design Decisions

Decision ID

Design Decision

Design Justification

Design Implications


Use one NSX instance per ROBO.

Software-defined Networking (SDN) capabilities offered by NSX, such as load balancing and firewalls, are crucial to support the cloud management platform operations, and also for the management applications that need these capabilities.


Figure 1. Architecture of NSX for vSphere