Create a VM-Host anti-affinity rule to ensure that the NSX-T Manager virtual machines run on different ESXi hosts. If an ESXi host is unavailable, the NSX-T Manager virtual machines on the other hosts continue to provide support for the NSX-T management and control planes.


  1. Log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local/ui.
    2. Log in by using the following credentials.
      Setting Value
      User name administrator@vsphere.local
      Password vsphere_admin_password
  2. In the  Hosts and Clusters inventory tree, expand the sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local tree.
  3. Select the sfo01-m01-mgmt01 cluster and click the Configure tab.
  4. Under the Configuration section, select VM/Host Rules and click Add.
  5. In the Create VM/Host Rule dialog box, enter the following settings and click Add.





    Enable rule



    Separate Virtual Machine

  6. In the Add Rule Member dialog box, select the three NSX-T Manager virtual machines and click OK.
    • sfo01wnsx01a
    • sfo01wnsx01b
    • sfo01wnsx01c
  7. In the Create VM/Host Rule dialog box, click OK.