NSX-T 3.0 design opinion

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Hello all,

I will need to deploy NSX-T 3.0 on a shared cluster (vSphere 6.7) with 4 pnics to dedicate to NSX-T and i’m thinking on the following design:



– 2 pnic assign to a vDS for the Edges

– 2 pnics assign to a N-VDS


My doubts are:


1 – Do i have any advantage in having only one TZ for VLAN and other TZ for overlay, or have a 3rd TZ (vlan type) for the Edges?


2 – With this design with a dedicated vDS for the Edges, will i need a different TEP pool for the Edges or i can use the same TEP pool that i use for the hosts?


3 – If i had to use a different TEP pool for the Edges, that vlan have to be trunked on the vDS pnics or only on the N-VDS pnics?


4 – What is the advantage of having a vDS for the Edges instead of an N-VDS?





Kind regards,

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