Before you can start with scenarios, you have to create logical switches for business groups. Several scenarios require a logical switch for the Production business group. For cross-region deployment of virtual machine, logical switches are based on the Universal Transport Zone and use the UDLR that is deployed in the shared edge and compute cluster in Region A.

About this task

Logical Switch Name

Description

Production-Unified-VXLAN

Logical switch for the Production business group

Procedure

  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.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      administrator@vsphere.local

      Password

      vsphere_admin_password

  2. Create a logical switch.
    1. Click Networking & Security.
    2. In the Navigator, select Logical Switches.
    3. From the NSX Manager drop-down menu, select 172.16.11.66.
    4. Click the New Logical Switch icon.
    5. In the New Logical Switch dialog box, enter the following settings, and click OK.

      Setting

      Value

      Name

      Production-Unified-VXLAN

      Description

      Logical switch for Production Business Group

      Transport Zone

      Comp Universal Transport Zone

      Replication Mode

      Hybrid

      Enable IP Discovery

      Selected

      Enable MAC Learning

      Deselected

  3. Connect the Production-Unified-VXLAN to the UDLR.
    1. On the Logical Switches page, select the Production-Unified-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.

      Option

      Settings

      Name

      Production-Unified-VXLAN

      Type

      Internal

      Connectivity Status

      Connected

      Primary IP Address

      192.168.80.1

      Subnet Prefix Length

      24

    5. On the Ready to Complete page, click Finish.