NSX Manager and vCenter Server have a one-to-one relationship. For every NSX Manager instance there is one connected vCenter Server. To deploy the NSX Manager virtual appliance, you first assign a domain service account which NSX uses as the vCenter Server Administrator role. Deploy the NSX Manager virtual appliance, then connect it to the vCenter Server instance.
Assign an NSX Domain Service Account and Deploy the NSX Manager Appliance in ROBO Assign a domain service account for use by NSX to access the vCenter Server Administrator role. Deploy the NSX Manager appliance from the OVF file.
Replace the Certificate of NSX Manager in ROBO After you deploy the appliance of NSX Manager, replace the default certificate with a custom certificate to establish trusted connection with the other management components in the SDDC. The certificate, that is generated by the CertGenVVD utility, is signed by the certificate authority on the parent Active Directory (AD) server. After you replace the certificate of vCenter Server instance, replace the expiring certificates for the NSX Manager instances.
Assign the NSX Domain Service Account the License Service Administrators Role Before you connect the NSX Manager to the vCenter Server, you must assign the NSX domain service account svc-nsxmanager the LicenseService.Administrators SSO role.
Connect NSX Manager to vCenter Server in ROBO After you deploy the NSX Manager virtual appliance for the cluster, connect NSX Manager to the vCenter Server.
Assign Administrative Access to NSX in ROBO Assign the firstname.lastname@example.org account to the NSX Enterprise Administrator Role.