In this blog post we will focus on the “NSX-T 2.4 Manager Post Installation“. In my previous blog post “Install VMware NSX-T 2.4 Manager with vSphere Client“, I have shown you how to deploy the NSX-T 2.4 Manager with the vSphere Client. Once the NSX Manager virtual machine is powered On you connect it to the NSX Manager with the browser and log in to the NSX Manager with admin credentials. During the installation you have set up the passwords for admin, audit and root user account. You can use the admin, audit accounts to log in to the NSX Manager. The audit user has the read-only access on the NSX Manager, where the admin user has all the administrative privileges on the NSX Manager virtual machine.
NSX Manager Log in:
To login to the NSX Manager, open a browser and type the nsx manager FQDN or IP address:
The following VMware NSX Login page appears. Log in to the NSX Manager with the admin user credentials.
NSX Manager Log in : End User License Agreement
During the initial setup of NSX Manager, you mush accept the End User License Agreement and click Continue
NSX Manager Log in : Customer Experience Improvement Program
On the CEIP screen, make a choice for Join CEIP and click SAVE
Welcome to NSX-T
On the Welcome to NSX-T screen click on GET STARTED for guided preparation workflow, where you configure the following tasks.
- NSX Hosts Preparation
- NSX Edge deployment
- Configure Transport Zones
- Configure Uplink Profiles for hypervisor hosts and NSX Edges.
You may close this the Guide Installation wizard, as you may perform these tasks at the later part of installation. I will cover these steps in my upcoming blog posts.
Go ahead and the the Getting Started window, Click on System tab to check the overview of the NSX Manager.
You can verify the NSX version, Cluster Connectivity, Transport Nodes, Repository Status.
NSX Manager Log in via CLI
You can also connect to the NSX Manager via SSH session to check the NSX Manager cluster status.
Run the following command on the NSX Manager node:
Run the get services command from the nsxcli to query the different services running on the NSX Manager. The query
That is it for this blog post. Stay tune for more updates on Installing, configuring and Troubleshooting NSX-T 2.4. There are a lot of new topics coming in your way.
NSX-T 2.4 Documentation :
- NSX-T 2.4 release notes:
- NSX-T 2.4 Installation Guide:
- NSX-T 2.4 Administration Guide: