After you deploy the NSX-T Manager cluster, configure the NSX-T logical networks by creating the transport zones for ESXi management, uplink, and overlay traffic.

Table 1. NSX-T Transport Zones in a Workload Domain

Name

N-VDS Name

N-VDS Mode

Traffic Type

sfo01-w-uplink01

sfo01-w-uplink01

Standard

VLAN

sfo01-w-uplink02

sfo01-w-uplink02

Standard

VLAN

sfo01-esxi-vlan

sfo01-w-nvds01

Standard

VLAN

sfo01-w-overlay

sfo01-w-nvds01

Standard

Overlay

Procedure

  1. Log in to the user interface of NSX-T Manager.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://sfo01wnsx01.sfo01.rainpole.local.
    2. Log in by using the following credentials.
      Setting Value
      User name  admin
      Password  compnsx_admin_password
  2. On the main navigation bar, click System.
  3. Navigate to Fabric > Transport Zones and click Add.
  4. On the New Transport Zone page, enter the following settings for the first transport zone and click Add.

    Setting

    Value

    Name

    sfo01-w-uplink01

    N-VDS Name

    sfo01-w-uplink01

    N-VDS Mode

    Standard

    Traffic Type

    VLAN

  5. Repeat the previous step to create the remaining transport zones.