Test the configuration of the NSX logical network using a ping test. A ping test checks if two hosts in a network can reach each other.


  1. Log in to 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. Use the Ping Monitor to test connectivity.
    1. In the Navigator, click Networking & Security.
    2. Under Logical Switches, select NSX Manager from the drop-down menu
    3. Double-click Universal Transit Network.
    4. Click the Monitor tab.
    5. From the Source host drop-down menu, select lax01m01esx01.lax01.rainpole.local.
    6. From the Destination host drop-down menu, select lax01m01esx03.lax01.rainpole.local.
    7. Click Start Test.
      The host-to-host ping test results are displayed in the  Results text box. Verify that there are no error messages.