Transport zones dictate which hosts and VMs can participate in the use of a particular network. The Overlay Transport zone is used for internal NSX-T Data Center tunneling between transport nodes. VLAN transport zones are used by NSX Edges and host transport nodes for uplinks external to NSX-T Data Center.
This deployment example uses the following transport zones:
To create the transport zones, perform the following steps.
- In the NSX Manager web UI, select .
- Click +ADD.
- Enter the Name, Switch Name, and Traffic Type for the first transport zone in the previous table. The screen appears as shown in the following figure.
- Click the ADD button.
Repeat steps 2 through 4 for the remaining transport zones in the table.
When complete, the Transport Zones page appears as follows, with the transport zones created outlined in red: