Verify NSX-T v2.5 Installation

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This topic provides instructions for verifying your NSX-T environment after performing an installation of NSX-T v2.5.


Make sure you have completed all preceding NSX-T installation tasks.

Verify the Installation of NSX-T v2.5

Complete the following operation for each ESXi host to be used by the PKS Compute Cluster.

  1. In NSX-T Manager, create a T0 router.

    • Name: T0-router
    • Edge Cluster: edgecluster1
    • HA mode: Active/Standby
  2. Create a router port.

    • Transport Node: edge-node-1
    • LS: T0-uplink-LS
    • Subnet: For example,
  3. Click Save to create the T0 router.

  4. Create a static route.

    • Network:
    • Next hop:
  5. Click Save to save the T0 router.

  6. Verify that you can ping the T0 interface IP from the network.

    PING ( 56 data bytes
    64 bytes from icmp_seq=0 ttl=55 time=24.407 ms
    64 bytes from icmp_seq=1 ttl=55 time=23.984 ms
    64 bytes from icmp_seq=2 ttl=55 time=24.170 ms
    64 bytes from icmp_seq=3 ttl=55 time=30.211 ms

Next Step

Assuming you have successfully completed all preceding NSX-T installation tasks, NSX-T Data Center is now be installed and configured for Enterprise PKS.

Depending on your requirements, you may want to complete the following additional tasks:

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See Installing and Configuring NSX-T v2.5 for Enterprise PKS.

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