Create an Uplink Profile

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This topic provides instructions for creating an NSX-T uplink profile for use with Enterprise PKS.


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

An uplink profile defines policies for the uplinks from ESXi hosts to NSX-T logical switches. For more information, see Uplink Profile in the NSX-T Data Center documentation.

Complete the following steps to create an uplink profile:

  1. In NSX-T Manager, select System > Fabric > Profiles > Uplink Profiles > Add.

  2. Enter a Name for the new uplink profile, such as edge-uplink-profile.

  3. Enter the MTU value. The uplink profile MTU default value is 1600.

  4. Click Add.

To verify Uplink Profile creation:

  1. In NSX-T Manager, select System > Fabric > Profiles > Uplink Profiles.

  2. Verify that you see the Edge Node uplink profile you created:

Next Step

Configure Edge Nodes as NSX Transport Nodes.

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