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

Complete this process in three main steps:

  • Configure the Segment ID allocation.
  • Configure the VXLAN networking.
  • Add cluster to the universal transport zone.


  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. Configure the Segment ID allocation.
    1. In the Navigator, click Networking & Security.
    2. Click Installation, click Logical Network Preparation, and click Segment ID.
    3. Select from the NSX Manager drop-down menu.
    4. Click Edit, enter the following settings and click OK.
      Setting Value
      Segment ID pool 10000–14000
      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-w01-comp01 row, enter the following settings, and click OK.
      Setting Value
      Switch lax01-w01-vds01
      VLAN 1734
      MTU 9000
      VMKNic IP Addressing Use DHCP
      VMKNic Teaming Policy Load Balance - SRCID
      VTEP 2
  4. Configure the Universal transport zone.
    1. In the Navigator, click the Logical Network Settings tab and click Transport Zones.
    2. From the Actions menu, select the Comp Universal Transport Zone and select Connect Clusters.
    3. In the Connect Clusters dialog box, select the lax01-w01-comp01 cluster and click OK.
  5. Configure the Global 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. Click the New Transport zone icon.
    4. In the New Transport Zone dialog box, enter the following settings and click OK.
      Setting Value
      Name Comp Global Transport Zone
      Replication mode Hybrid
      Select clusters part of the Transport Zone lax01-w01-comp01