Connect the first NSX-T Manager appliance to the Compute vCenter Server for the workload domain so that tenant workloads can use NSX-T networking components and to Management vCenter Server so that you can place the remaining NSX-T Manager nodes on the management cluster later.

Setting Value for the Compute vCenter Server for the Workload Domain Value for the Management vCenter Server
Name sfo01w02vc01 sfo01m01vc01
Domain Name or IP Address sfo01w02vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local
Compute Manager Type vCenter vCenter
User Name svc-nsxmanager@rainpole.local svc-nsxmanager@rainpole.local
Password svc-nsxmanager_password svc-nsxmanager_password

Procedure

  1. Log in to the user interface of the first NSX-T Manager appliance.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://sfo01wnsx01a.sfo01.rainpole.local.
    2. Log in by using the following credentials.
      Setting Value
      User name admin
      Password nsx_admin_password
  2. Add the Compute vCenter Server for the workload domain to NSX-T Manager.
    1. On the main navigation bar, click System.
    2. In the navigation pane, select Fabric > Compute Managers.
    3. Click Add, enter the following values, and click Add.

      Setting

      Value

      Name

      sfo01w02vc01

      Domain Name/IP Address

      sfo01w02vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local

      Type

      vCenter

      User name

      svc-nsxmanager@rainpole.local

      Password

      svc-nsxmanager_password

    4. To establish a trusted connection to the Compute vCenter Server, verify the thumbprint of the vCenter Server certificate and click Add.
    After the connection to the Compute vCenter Server is established, on the Compute Managers page, the following status appears.

    Setting

    Expected Value

    Registration Status

    Registered

    Connection Status

    UP

  3. Repeat 2 to connect the first NSX-T Manager node to the Management vCenter Server.