You must install the NSX kernel modules on the compute and edge clusters ESXi hosts to be able to use NSX.


  1. Log in to the Compute vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://lax01w01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.



      User name




  2. Install the NSX kernel modules on the shared edge and compute cluster ESXi hosts.
    1. In the Navigator, click Networking & Security, click Installation, and click the Host Preparation tab.
    2. Change the NSX Manager that you edit to
    3. Under Installation Status, click Install for the lax01-w01-comp01 cluster and click Yes in the confirmation dialog box.
  3. Verify that the Installation Status column shows the NSX version for all hosts in the cluster to confirm that NSX kernel modules are successfully installed.