Enable NSX Repository Service for VIB Installs
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This topic provides instructions for enabling VIB installs from the NSX Manager repository service.
Make sure you have completed all preceding NSX-T installation tasks.
VIB stands for vSphere Installation Bundle. A VIB is a collection of files packaged into a single archive to facilitate software distribution for vSphere hosts, similar to a tarball or ZIP archive for other operating systems.
VIB packages are installed on ESXi hosts. To enable VIB installations from the NSX-T Manager repository, the repository service needs to be enabled on each NSX-T Manager node.
To enable VIB installation from the NSX Manager repository, the repository service needs to be be enabled in NSX Manager.
- Open an SSH session to one of the NSX-T Manager VMs, such as
- For example, if you are using Unix:
- If you are using Windows, use Putty to SSH to the NSX-T Manager node
Enable the repository service by running the following command:
nsx-manager-1> set service install-upgrade enable
Repeat this procedure for each NSX Manager node you are deploying for Enterprise PKS.
nsx-manager-2> set service install-upgrade enable
nsx-manager-3> set service install-upgrade enable
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