VMware NSX 6.x – Part 5 – Host Preparation
April 1, 2018
VMware NSX 6.x – Part 7 – Create Segment ID and Transport Zones
April 1, 2018

VMware NSX 6.x – Part 6 – Configuring VXLAN

Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN) enables you to create layer 2 network over layer 3 networks. VXLAN is used to create logical network for the virtual machines.

To configure the VXLAN, Login to the Web Client -> Networking & Security -> Installation -> Host Preparation -> Not Configured -> Configure VXLAN.

Provide the necessary details

Switch: Select the Distributed Switch to which you need to attach the VXLAN VMkernel interface

VLAN: Mention the VLAN ID

MTU: Mention the appropriate MTU Size. The minimum value is 1600. Make sure the vDS is also set the same value

VMKNic IP Addressing: You can use DHCP or use the IP Address Pool.

Click Ok.

VXLAN will be successfully configured.

Perform the same steps for the other cluster, if needed.

You can view the VXLAN VMkernel interface on the ESXi.

You can also see the interfaces in the VXLAN Transport.

 

See Next:

VMware NSX 6.x – Part 7 – Create Segment ID and Transport Zones

See Also:

VMware NSX 6.x – Part 1 – Overview
VMware NSX 6.x – Part 2 – Deployment of NSX Manager
VMware NSX 6.x – Part 3 – Registering NSX Manager with vCenter Server
VMware NSX 6.x – Part 4 – Deployment of NSX Controller
VMware NSX 6.x – Part 5 – Host Preparation
VMware NSX 6.x – Part 6 – Configuring VXLAN
VMware NSX 6.x – Part 7 – Create Segment ID and Transport Zones
VMware NSX 6.x – Part 8 – Create NSX Logical Switch
VMware NSX 6.x – Part 9 – Create Distributed Logical Router
VMware NSX 6.x – Part 10 – Backup NSX Configuration

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