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.

Procedure

  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 172.17.11.65 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 239.5.0.0-239.5.255.255
  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 172.17.11.65 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.