VMware NSX Management Plane — Components & their interaction

In this post, we'll discuss about NSX Management plane in detail. We'll also Identify the user world agent in the management plane and management plane component interactions.

NSX Manager

NSX Manager is installed as a virtual appliance on any ESXi host in vCenter Server environment.
  • The NSX Manager virtual machine is packaged in an open Virtual Appliance (OVA) file.
  • The NSX Manager virtual machine installation includes VMware Tools. There is no need to upgrade or install VMware Tools or NSX Manager.
  • For high availability, it is recommended that NSX Manager is deployed in a cluster configured with VMware vSPhere High Availability and VMware vSphere Distributed Resource Scheduler.
  • NSX Manger and vCenter Server have a one-to-one correspondence