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


sfo01-esxi-vlan sfo01-w-nvds01 Standard VLAN
sfo01-w-overlay sfo01-w-nvds01 Standard Overlay


  1. In a Web browser, log in to the user interface of NSX-T Manager.
    Setting Value
    URL https://sfo01wnsx01.sfo01.rainpole.local
    User name admin
    Password nsx_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, configure the settings for the first transport zone and click Add.
    Setting Value
    Name sfo01-w-uplink01
    N-VDS Name sfo01-w-uplink02
    N-VDS Mode Standard
    Traffic Type VLAN
  5. Repeat the previous step to create the remaining transport zones.