You deploy the NSX Manager appliance from the OVA file to the lax01-m01-mgmt01 cluster.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Management vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      administrator@vsphere.local

      Password

      vsphere_admin_password

  2. In the Navigator, expand the entire lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local tree.
  3. Right-click the lax01-m01-mgmt0101 cluster and click Deploy OVF Template.
  4. On the Select template page, click the Browse button, select the VMware NSX Manager .ova file, and click Next.
  5. On the Select name and location page, enter the following settings, and click Next.
  6. On the Select a resource page, select the following values, and click Next.

    Setting

    Value

    Cluster

    lax01-m01-mgmt01

  7. On the Review details page, click Next.
  8. On the Accept license agreements page, click Accept and click Next.
  9. On the Select storage page, enter the following settings, and click Next.

    Setting

    Value

    Select virtual disk format

    Thin provision

    VM storage policy

    vSAN Default Storage Policy

    Datastore

    lax01-m01-vsan01

  10. On the Setup networks page, under Destination Network, select la01-m01-vds01-management and click Next.
  11. On the Customize template page, expand all options, enter the following settings, and click Next.

    Setting

    Value

    DNS Server List

    172.17.11.5,172.17.11.4

    Domain Search List

    lax01.rainpole.local

    Default IPv4 Gateway

    172.17.11.253

    Hostname

    lax01m01nsx01.lax01.rainpole.local

    Network 1 IPv4 Address

    172.17.11.65

    Network 1 Netmask

    255.255.255.0

    Enable SSH

    Selected

    NTP Server List

    • ntp.lax01.rainpole.local

    • ntp.sfo01.rainpole.local

    CLI "admin" User Password / enter

    mgmtnsx_admin_password

    CLI "admin" User Password / confirm

    mgmtnsx_admin_password

    CLI Privilege Mode Password / enter

    mgmtnsx_priviledge_password

    CLI Privilege Mode Password / confirm

    mgmtnsx_priviledge_password

  12. On the Ready to Complete page, click Finish
  13. In the Navigator, expand the entire lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local tree, select the virtual machine lax01m01nsx01, and click the Power on button.