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

About this task

Complete this process in three main steps:

  • 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://sfo01w01vc01.sfo01.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 Logical Network Preparation, and click Segment ID.
    3. Select 172.16.11.66 from the NSX Manager drop-down menu.
    4. Click Edit, enter the following settings, and click OK.

      Setting

      Value

      Segment ID pool

      5300-9000

      Enable Multicast addressing

      Selected

      Multicast addresses

      239.3.0.0-239.3.255.255

      Universal Segment ID Pool

      20000-29000

      Enable Universal Multicast addressing

      Selected

      Universal Multicast addresses

      239.4.0.0-239.4.255.255

  3. Configure the VXLAN networking.
    1. Click the Host Preparation tab.
    2. Under VXLAN, click Not Configured on the row labeled sfo01-w01-comp01, enter the following settings, and click OK.

      Setting

      Value

      Switch

      sfo01-w01-vds01

      VLAN

      1634

      MTU

      9000

      VMKNic IP Addressing

      Use DHCP

      VMKNic Teaming Policy

      Load Balance - SRCID

      VTEP

      2

  4. Configure the Universal transport zone.
    1. In the Navigator, click the Logical Network Preparation tab and click Transport Zones.
    2. Click the New Transport zone icon, enter the following settings, and click OK.

      Setting

      Value

      Mark this object for Universal Synchronization

      Selected

      Name

      Comp Universal Transport Zone

      Replication mode

      Hybrid

      Select clusters part of the Transport Zone

      sfo01-w01-comp01

  5. Configure the Global transport zone.
    1. In the Navigator, click the Logical Network Preparation tab and click Transport Zones.
    2. Click the New Transport zone icon, enter the following settings, and click OK.

      Setting

      Value

      Name

      Comp Global Transport Zone

      Replication mode

      Hybrid

      Select clusters part of the Transport Zone

      sfo01-w01-comp01





    3. Right click on Comp Universal Transport Zone and choose Enable CDO mode click Yes in the dialog to enable CDO mode.