Test the configuration of the NSX logical network using a ping test. A ping test checks if two hosts in a network can reach each other over the network.

Procedure

  1. Log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://sfo01w01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Settings

      Value

      User name

      administrator@vsphere.local

      Password

      vsphere_admin_password

  2. Use the Ping Monitor to test connectivity.
    1. In the Navigator, click Networking & Security and click Logical Switches
    2. Double-click SFO01W01 Universal Transit Network.
    3. Click the Monitor tab.
    4. From the Source host drop-down menu select sfo01w01esx01.sfo01.rainpole.local.
    5. From the Destination host drop-down menu select sfo01w01esx03.sfo01.rainpole.local.
    6. Click Start Test button.

      The host-to-host ping test results are displayed in the Results text box. Verify that there are no error messages.