How to: Install VMware NSX

Hany Michael from, has made series of videos showing the installation ease of VMware NSX. Unfortunately NSX is not GA yet, but in the videos you can see how the installation goes. Check these out:

Deploying the NSX vAppliance

Deploying the NSX Controllers

Preparing ESXi hosts

Configuring a Logical vSwitch


Erik Scholten is the founder of and works for Imtech ICT as a Solution Architect creating the most ingenious virtual infrastructures. He has over 16 years experience as a system engineer and consultant and now he specializes in virtualization. His current job includes selling, presenting, designing and developing virtual infrastructures for some major companies in the Netherlands. Erik is a certified VMware VCP (3, 4, 5), VCP Desktop (5), VSP (3, 4, 5) and VTSP (3, 4, 5). In 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 VMware awarded him the vExpert award for his virtualization community efforts.

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  • Jeffrey

    i think NSX is GA since VMworld Barcelona actually…

  • Raymundo Escobar

    thank you Erik!!!

  • Abid

    Thanks Eric. Can you please tell me from where can I download the NSX manager ova file.

    • Erik Scholten

      You can download it on the VMware website

      • Riccardo Magrini

        Hi Eourik and thanks a lot for that, I’ve tried to find it on the VMware website but I didn’t find anything, could you give us the correct link? thank you