Enable Communication Between NSX-T Manager and Panorama
Complete the following procedure to enable
communication between Panorama and NSX-T Manager. You can connect
your Panorama to up to 16 NSX-T Managers. If you are connecting
your Panorama to multiple NSX-T Managers, you must carefully plan
your device group hierarchy and template stacks and consider how
they interact with the other components needed for deployment. Service
definitions reference device groups and template stacks and push
that information to the firewalls in the related ESXi clusters.
) Bypass proxy server settings,
configured on Panorama under
, for communication between Panorama
and NSX-T Manager. This command allows Panorama to communicate directly
with NSX-T Manager while maintaining proxied communication for other
Log in to the Panorama CLI.
Execute the following command to enable or disable
Using a secure connection (https) from a web browser, log
in using the IP address and password you assigned during initial
configuration (https://<IP address>).
Set up access to the NSX-T Manager. Repeat this procedure
for each NSX-T Manager to which you will connect Panorama.
Enter a descriptive
your NSX-T Manager.
) Add a
NSX Manager URL
Manager cluster virtual IP address or FQDN—at which to access the
NSX Manager Login
and password, so that Panorama can authenticate to the NSX-T Manager.
If you change your NSX-T Manager login password,
ensure that you update the password on Panorama immediately. An
incorrect password breaks the connection between Panorama and NSX-T
Commit your changes to Panorama.
Verify the connection status on Panorama.
Verify the message in the
When the connection is successful, the status displays
. This indicates that Panorama
and the NSX-T Manager are in sync.
The unsuccessful status
Unable to reach/establish a network connection to the NSX-T Manager.
: The access credentials
(username and/or password) are incorrect.
Out of sync
: The configuration settings
defined on Panorama are different from what is defined on the NSX-T
Manager.Click the link for details on the reasons for failure. For
example, NSX-T Manager may have a service definition with the same
name as defined on Panorama. To fix the error, use the service definition
name listed in the error message to validate the service definition
on the NSX-T Manager. Until the configuration on Panorama and the
NSX-T Manager is synchronized, you cannot add a new service definition
: The connection
between Panorama and the NSX-T Manager was manually disabled.