Configure VIP Address for the NSX-T Management Cluster -VMware NSX-T Part 5

| February 7, 2020

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The NSX-T Management Cluster comprises three NSX-T Manager nodes to provide high availability and scalability. To support a single access point for the NSX-T Manager user interface and API, you can assign a VIP Address for the NSX-T Management Cluster. Once the VIP is assigned, any UI and API requests to NSX-T are redirected to the virtual IP address of the cluster, which is owned by the leader node. Out of three NSX-T managers, one manager node is elected as the leader node. Assigned Cluster’s Virtual IP (VIP) is attached to the leader NSX-T manager node. The leader node then routes the request forward to the other components of the appliance.

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