You can use this workflow to create a security group with VMs and IP Sets (optional) as members. A security group is a collection of assets or grouping objects from your vSphere inventory.


  1. Click the Workflows tab and then navigate to Library > NSX > NSX workflows > Create security group.
  2. Click the green Start Workflow icon.
  3. Select the NSX Connection object (NSX endpoint). If not set, select the connection from the NSX inventory from the vRO inventory view.
  4. Enter the security group name.
  5. Enter a description of the security group.
  6. Enter the virtual machine managed object references.
  7. Enter the IP Sets.
  8. Choose whether you want to create a universal security group.
  9. Click Submit.