Create a transport node profile for the ESXi management and overlay traffic to and from the ESXi hosts in the workload domain. By using this profile, all hosts in the domain have the same transport node configuration.

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. In the navigation pane, select Fabric > Profiles.
  4. On the Profiles page, click the Transport Node Profiles tab and click Add.
  5. On the General tab of the Add Transport Node Profile dialog box, enter the following settings.
    Setting Value
    Name sfo01-w02-shared01-profile
    Transport Zones
    • sfo01-esxi-vlan
    • sfo01-w-overlay
  6. On the N-VDS tab, under New Node Switch, enter the following settings.

    Setting

    Value

    N-VDS Name

    sfo01-w-nvds01

    NIOC Profile

    sfo01-w-nioc-profile

    Uplink Profile

    esxi-w02-uplink-profile

    LLDP Profile

    LLDP [Send Packet Enabled]

    IP Assignment

    Use DHCP

    Physical NICs

    vmnic0 > uplink-1

    vmnic1 > uplink-2

  7. Next to Network Mappings for Install, click Add Mapping, enter the following settings, and click Add.

    VMkernel Adapter

    VLAN Segment/Logical Switch

    vmk0

    sfo01-w-nvds01-management

    vmk1

    sfo01-w-nvds01-vmotion

    Note:

    If your hosts have other VMkernel adapters, for example, for vSAN or NFS storage, create a mapping so that they do not lose connectivity.

  8. Click Add Mapping for Network Mappings for Uninstall, enter the following settings, and click Add.
    Table 1. VMkernel Mappings

    VMkernel Adapter

    Port Group

    vmk0

    sfo01-w02-vds01-management

    vmk1

    sfo01-w02-vds01-vmotion

    Table 2. Physical NIC Mappings

    Physical NIC

    vmnic0

    vmnic1

  9. Click Add to save the profile.