Deploy the application virtual networks for your management and workload consolidation deployment.

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. Create a Universal Logical Switch for workloads that move between sites.
    1. In the Navigator, click Networking & Security and click Logical Switches.
    2. Select 172.16.11.66 from the NSX Manager drop-down menu.
    3. Click the Add icon to create a new Logical Switch.
    4. In the New Logical Switch dialog box, enter the following settings, and click OK.

      Setting

      Value

      Name

      Mgmt-xRegion01-VXLAN

      Transport Zone

      SFO01W01 Universal Transport Zone

      Replication Mode

      Hybrid

  3. Create a Universal Logical Switch for workloads that specific to Workload and Management Consolidation.
    1. In the Navigator, click Networking & Security and click Logical Switches.
    2. Select 172.16.11.66 from the NSX Manager drop-down menu.
    3. Click the Add icon to create a new Logical Switch.
    4. In the New Logical Switch dialog box, enter the following settings, and click OK.

      Setting

      Value

      Name

      Mgmt-RegionA01-VXLAN

      Transport Zone

      SFO01W01 Universal Transport Zone

      Replication Mode

      Hybrid

  4. Connect the Mgmt-xRegion01-VXLAN to the UDLR01 Universal Distributed Logical Router.
    1. On the Logical Switches page, select the Mgmt-xRegion01-VXLAN logical switch.
    2. Click the Connect Edge icon.
    3. On the Connect an Edge page, select sfo01w01udlr01 and click Next.
    4. On the Edit NSX Edge Interface page, enter the following settings and click Next.

      Setting

      Value

      Name

      Mgmt-xRegion01-VXLAN

      Type

      Internal

      Connected To

      Mgmt-xRegion01-VXLAN

      Connectivity Status

      Connected

      Primary IP Address

      192.168.11.1

      Subnet Prefix Length

      24

    5. On the Ready to Complete page click Finish.
  5. Connect the Mgmt-RegionA01-VXLAN to the UDLR01 Universal Distributed Logical Router.
    1. On the Logical Switches page, select the Mgmt-RegionA01-VXLAN logical switch.
    2. Click the Connect Edge icon.
    3. On the Connect an Edge page, select sfo01w01udlr01 and click Next.
    4. On the Edit NSX Edge Interface page, enter the following settings and click Next.

      Setting

      Value

      Name

      Mgmt-RegionA01-VXLAN

      Type

      Internal

      Connected To

      Mgmt-RegionA01-VXLAN

      Connectivity Status

      Connected

      Primary IP Address

      192.168.31.1

      Subnet Prefix Length

      24

    5. On the Ready to Complete page click Finish.
  6. Configure the MTU for the Logical Switches.
    1. On the NSX Edges page, double-click sfo01w01udlr01.
    2. Click the Manage tab, and click Settings.
    3. On the Settings page, click Interfaces.
    4. Under Interfaces, select Mgmt-xRegion01-VXLAN, and click Edit.
    5. On the Edit Logical Router Interface dialog box, specify a value of 9000 for the MTU value, and click OK.
    6. Repeat the same steps to change MTU value for Mgmt-RegionA01-VXLAN.

      Setting

      Value

      Mgmt-xRegion01-VXLAN

      9000

      Mgmt-RegionA01-VXLAN

      9000