NSX Logical Switches can be looked at as the equivalent of a virtual VLAN. They identify the networks that you will be connecting your virtual machines to that ride over your VXLAN Transport Zones. Each Logical Switch is assigned a Segment ID that is similar to a VLAN ID. The difference is the packet encapsulation. Each of the exercises I will be writing build on top of the previous. If you are reading this and are looking for the preceding articles click here.
During this walk-through you are going to configure (2) Logical Switches that we will use in a later article where we are going to configure Logical Routing. For this article we will only be configuring the Logical Switches.
In my previous article I walked through configuring Transport Zones. I’m going to be using the Desktop Cluster Transport Zone that I created in that article. I will be creating (2) Logical switches in the MoaC Lab Attached the Desktop-Transport-Zone.