After you configure the ESXi hosts in the shared edge and compute cluster as transport nodes, the NSX-T infrastructure starts handling the system and virtual machine traffic to the hosts. You can remove the hosts from the vSphere Distributed Switch.


  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 Networking inventory, expand the sfo01w02vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local tree.
  3. Expand the sfo01-w02dc data center object.
  4. Right-click the sfo01-w02-vds01 vSphere Distributed Switch and select Add and Manage Hosts.
  5. In the sfo01-w02-vds01 - Add and Manage Hosts wizard, select Remove hosts and click Next.
  6. Click Attached Hosts, select all hosts in the shared edge and compute cluster, click OK, and click Next.
  7. On the Ready to complete page, click Finish.