|| Log in to the
Cisco APIC, choosing
VMware and choose
vCenter Domain dialog box, in the
Switch Name field, enter a name.
Switch field, choose
Switching Mode field, choose, VLAN, VXLAN, or
VXLAN-NS is VXLAN with no local switching.
||When you create the VMM domain, you choose VLAN or VXLAN encapsulation, depending on the attached device type you chose in Step 6. However, beginning with Cisco AVS Release 5.2(1)SV3(2.5), you can configure a single VMM domain to use VLAN and VXLAN encapsulation. After you finish installing the Cisco AVS, you can enable mixed encapsulation mode. See the section "Mixed-Mode Encapsulation Configuration" in the Cisco Application Virtual Switch Configuration Guide.|
||Complete one of
the following actions:
|If you chose...
|VLAN in Step
VLAN Pool drop-down list, choose a VLAN pool.
|VXLAN or VXLAN-NS in Step
In the AVS Fabric-Wide Multicast
Address field, type an address.
From the Pool of Multicast Addresses (one per
EPG), choose an option.
field, click the
vCenter Controller dialog box, in the
Name (or IP Address) field, identify one or more vCenters.
||From the DVS Version drop-down list, choose a DVS version.
The DVS version that you choose represents the minimum ESXi version of the host that can be added to the virtual switch. So if you choose DVS version 5.1, you can add or manage hosts of ESXI version 5.1 and later.
Datacenter field, type the vCenter name.
vCenter Credential Name field, type the vCenter
Username field, type the username for logging in to
|| In the
Password field, type the password for logging in to
Password field, retype the password.
|| In the
dialog box, in the
vSwitch Policy area, check the appropriate check
vSwitch Policy area, check the
Pinning check box if you have a Unified Computing System (UCS)
Fabric Interconnect (FI) between the top-of-rack switch and the Cisco AVS.
|| From the
Firewall drop-down list, choose
is used only when upgrading from a version of Cisco AVS that does not support
Distributed Firewall to a version that does. Otherwise, Distributed Firewall
should be in Enabled mode.You can change the
Distributed Firewall mode later. See the section
a Distributed Firewall Policy or Changing its Mode Using the GUI in this
guide for instructions.
vCenter domain appears in the central
Properties pane. You now need to specify which ports
are connected to the new domain.
Inventory navigation pane, click the Pod folder.
, and in the
||In the work
topology, right-click your leaf and choose
||In the top
section of the work pane, choose the ports on the leaf that vCenter domain is
|| In the bottom
section of the work pane, click
Interface tab, in the
Speed field, choose a speed.
Protocols tab, select a protocol.
VLAN tab, from the
Domain drop-down list, choose a VLAN domain.
And SCVMM area, click the
+ icon, and in the
Name drop-down list, choose the vCenter domain that
you created earlier in the procedure.
Success dialog box, click