Assign licensing for the NSX instance.

Procedure

  1. Log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://nyc01r01vc01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      administrator@vsphere.local

      Password

      vsphere_admin_password

  2. Add new licenses for the NSX instance.
    1. Click the Home icon above the Navigator and select the Administration menu item.
    2. On the Administration page, click Licenses and then click the Licenses tab.
    3. Click the Create New Licenses icon to add license keys.
    4. On the Enter license keys page, enter license keys for NSX and click Next.
    5. On the Edit license name page, enter License name and click Next.
    6. On the Ready to complete page, review your entries and click Finish.
  3. Assign the newly added licenses to NSX.
    1. Click the Home icon above the Navigator and select the Administration menu item.
    2. On the Administration page, click Licenses and then click the Assets tab.
    3. Click the Solutions tab.
    4. Select NSX for vSphere, and click the Assign License icon.
    5. On the NSX for vSphere - Assign License page, select the license you created in step 2 and click OK.