Allocate host names and IP addresses to all components you deploy for the virtual infrastructure layer of the SDDC according to this VMware Validated Design.

Allocate host names and IP addresses to the following components and configure DNS with an FQDN that maps to the IP address where defined:

Components

Requires DNS Configuration

VMware Cloud Builder

X

VMware Platform Services Controller®

X

VMware vCenter Server®

X

NSX Manager

X

VMware NSX® Edge™ services gateways

-

Table 1. Host Names and IP Addresses for the Virtual Infrastructure Components in Consolidated SDDC

Component Group

Host Name

DNS Zone

IP Address

Description

VMware Cloud Builder

sfo01cb01

sfo01.rainpole.local

172.16.11.60

Automation appliance for deployment and configuration of SDDC components

vSphere

sfo01w01psc01

sfo01.rainpole.local

172.16.11.63

Platform Services Controller

sfo01w01vc01

sfo01.rainpole.local

172.16.11.64

vCenter Server

sfo01w01esx01

sfo01.rainpole.local

172.16.31.101

ESXi hosts

sfo01w01esx02

sfo01.rainpole.local

172.16.31.102

sfo01w01esx03

sfo01.rainpole.local

172.16.31.103

sfo01w01esx04

sfo01.rainpole.local

172.16.31.104

NSX Data Center for vSphere

sfo01w01nsx01

sfo01.rainpole.local

172.16.11.66

NSX Manager

sfo01w01nsxc01

-

172.16.31.118

VMware NSX® Controller™ instances

sfo01w01nsxc02

-

172.16.31.119

sfo01w01nsxc03

-

172.16.31.120

sfo01w01esg01

-

  • 172.16.35.2

  • 172.27.13.3

  • 192.168.100.1

ECMP-enabled NSX Edge device for North-South traffic

sfo01w01esg02

-

  • 172.16.35.3

  • 172.27.13.2

  • 192.168.100.2

ECMP-enabled NSX Edge device for North-South traffic

sfo01w01udlr01

-

  • 192.168.100.3

  • 192.168.11.1

  • 192.168.31.1

Universal Distributed Logical Router (UDLR) for East-West traffic

sfo01w01lb01

-

192.168.11.2

NSX Edge device for load balancing management applications