After you configure the ESXi hosts in Availability Zone 2 as transport nodes, the NSX-T infrastructure starts handling the system and virtual machine traffic to the hosts. You can remove the hosts from the vSphere Distributed Switch for the availability zone.


  1. In a Web browser, log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Client.
    Setting Value
    URL https://sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local/ui
    User name administrator@vsphere.local
    Password vsphere_admin_password
  2. In the Networking inventory, expand the sfo01w01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local tree and expand the sfo01-w01dc data center.
  3. Right-click the sfo01-w01-vds01 vSphere Distributed Switch and select Add and manage hosts.
  4. In the sfo01-w01-vds01 - Add and manage hosts wizard, select Remove hosts and click Next.
  5. Click Attached hosts, select all hosts in Availability Zone 2, click OK, and click Next.
  6. On the Ready to complete page, click Finish.