LAB NSX Edge Service Gateway as DHCP Relay

LAB NSX Edge Service Gateway as DHCP Relay

LAB NSX Edge Service Gateway as DHCP Relay


Create a new network segment within NSX

  • Enable the DHCP Relay agent on the new network segment
  • Utilize a pre-created DHCP scope on a DHCP server that requires DHCP Relay
  • Network boot (PXE) a blank VM via DHCP scope options


Solution :

  1. Click Home icon.
  2. Click Networking & Security.

Create New Logical Switch

We must first create a new Logical Switch that will run our new network.

  1. Click Logical Switches.
  2. Click the Green Plus icon to create a new Logical Switch.

  1. Enter DClessons-DHCP-Relay as Name.
  2. Click OK.

Connect Logical Switch to Perimeter Gateway

We will now attach the logical switch to an interface on the Perimeter Gateway. This interface will be the default gateway for the network with an address of

  1. Click NSX Edges.
  2. Double-click Perimeter-Gateway-01.

  1. Click Manage.
  2. Click Settings.
  3. Click Interfaces.
  4. Click to select vnic9.
  5. Click the Pencil icon.

We will select what Logical Switch the interface is connected to.

  1. Click Select. Click the radio button to the left of Dclessons-DHCP-Relay to select it.
  2. Click OK.


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