Add Layer 2 Bridging

 
A Layer 2 Bridge enables connectivity between a logical switch and a VLAN, this allows virtual machines on a logical switch to be bridged to a physical server or network. Use cases for this scenario include a virtual server on a logical switch needing access to the physical network or security resources, for example a physical gateway, or firewall. To bridge a logical switch to a distributed port group please follow the directions below.
 
 
Step 1. Double click on the Distributed Logical Router (DRL) select Bridging and click the + icon to add a new bridge
 
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Step 2. Click Publish Changes
 
To Modify a L2 Bridge, you can click the Pencil Icon and to Delete a L2 Bridge you can click the Red X
 

3 Comments

  1. mokhtar -  May 30, 2015 - 4:07 am 121

    hi Sean ,

    this is meaning by default no communication between Vlan and Vxlan ?

    Reply
    • Mauricio Harley -  November 15, 2015 - 8:10 pm 336

      Yes, mokhtar, they are separate worlds.

      Reply
  2. Stephen Arogbonlo -  September 12, 2016 - 11:21 pm 519

    Great post!.
    How can I make 2 esxi hosts in 2 different subnets communicate?
    Which is most appropriate…vSwitch0, new vswitch or vds?

    Please tell me how to go about it. I am stuck on this in my home lab setup?

    Reply

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