After you deploy the NSX Manager virtual appliance, connect the NSX Manager to the vCenter Server.


  1. Log in to the appliance interface of NSX Manager for the management cluster.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://lax01m01nsx01.lax01.rainpole.local .
    2. Log in using the following credentials.
      Setting Value
      User name admin
      Password nsx_manager_admin_password
  2. Click Manage vCenter Registration.
  3. Under Lookup Service, click Edit.
  4. In the Lookup Service dialog box, enter the following settings and click OK.
    Setting Value
    Lookup Service Host lax01psc01.lax01.rainpole.local
    Lookup Service Port 443
    SSO Administrator User Name administrator@vsphere.local
    Password vsphere_admin_password
  5. In the Trust Certificate? dialog box, click Yes.
  6. Under vCenter Server, click Edit.
  7. In the vCenter Server dialog box, enter the following settings and click OK.
    Setting Value
    vCenter Server lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local
    vCenter User Name svc-nsxmanager@rainpole.local
    Password svc-nsxmanager_password
  8. In the Trust Certificate? dialog box, click Yes.
  9. Wait for the Status indicators for the Lookup Service and vCenter Server to change to a Connected status.