NSX manager has a one to one relationship with vCenter Server.

Table 1. NSX for vSphere Design Decisions

Decision ID

Design Decision

Design Justification

Design Implications


Use one NSX instance.

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


Figure 1. Architecture of NSX for vSphere