This is the second of three posts in which we look at how to deploy and configure the VMware NSX Manager.
The posts will cover the following topics:
- Deploying the VMware NSX Manager Appliance Appliance. (HOWTO)
- Completing VMware NSX Manager Initial Configuration.
- Integrating VMware NSX Manager into VMware vCenter. (HOWTO)
VMware NSX Manager Initial Configuration
Using a browser, navigate to the VMware NSX Manager Virtual Appliance (https://nsx-manager.fqdn).
Note: As with anything computer/network related, accurate time is #important.
Click Manage Appliance Settings.
At Time Settings, click Edit.
Under the NSX Management Components sections, locate the NSX Management Service and click Stop.
Wait for the NSX Management Service to change to Stopped and then click Start.
Configure SYSLOG Server Settings
Click Manage and then click General.
At Syslog Server, click Edit.
Enter the address of the Syslog Server, the Port and select the Protocol from the dropdown.
Click Manage and then click SSL Certificates.
Note: You will need to create an SSL Certificate Chain that includes any sub-CA and CAs.