After all the deployment tasks are completed, you configure the NSX logical network.

To configure the NSX logical network, perform the following tasks:
  • Configure the Segment ID allocation.
  • Configure the VXLAN networking.
  • Configure the transport zone.


  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. Configure the Segment ID allocation.
    1. In the Navigator, click Networking & Security.
    2. Click Installation and Upgrade and select from the NSX Manager drop-down menu.
    3. Click the Logical Network Settings tab and navigate to VXLAN Settings > Segment IDs.
    4. Click Edit, enter the following settings, and click OK.
      Note: Universal Segment ID pool populates automatically from the primary NSX Manager
      Setting Value
      Segment ID pool 6000–6200
      Enable Multicast addressing Selected
      Multicast addresses
  3. Configure the VXLAN networking.
    1. Click the Host Preparation tab.
    2. Under VXLAN, click Not Configured on the lax01-m01-mgmt01 row, enter the following values, and click OK.
      Setting Value
      Switch lax01-m01-vds01
      VLAN 3019
      MTU 9000
      VMKNic IP Addressing Use DHCP
      VMKNic Teaming Policy Load Balance - SRCID
      VTEP 2
  4. Configure the transport zone.
    1. On the Installation and Upgrade page, click the Logical Network Settings tab and click Transport Zones.
    2. Select from the NSX Manager drop-down menu. 
    3. Select the Mgmt Universal Transport Zone and click the Connect Clusters icon.
    4. In the Connect Clusters dialog box, select lax01-m01-mgmt01 and click OK.