A transport node profile defines how NSX is installed and configured on the hosts in a particular cluster the profile is attached to.


Verify that you have created an overlay transport zone.


  1. Log in to the NSX Manager.
  2. Select System > Fabric > Profiles > Transport Node Profiles > Add.
  3. Enter a name for the transport node profile and optionally a description.
  4. In the New Node Switch section, Select Type as VDS.
  5. Select Mode as Standard.
  6. Select the vCenter Server and the Distributed Switch names from the list.
    For example, DSwitch
  7. Select the overlay transport zone created previously.
  8. Select the host uplink profile created previously.
    For example, ESXI-UPLINK-PROFILE.
  9. Select Use IP Pool from the IP Assignment list.
  10. Select the host TEP pool created previously.
    For example, ESXI-TEP-IP-POOL.
  11. In the Teaming Policy Switch Mapping, click the edit icon and map the uplinks defined in the NSX uplink profile with the vSphere Distributed Switch uplinks.
    For example, map uplink-1 (active) to Uplink 1 and uplink-2 (standby) to Uplink 2.
  12. Click Add.
  13. Verify that the profile that you created in listed in the Transport Node Profiles page.