A Non embedded OVA is used when deploying an embedded deployment of NSX-T
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A Non embedded OVA is used when deploying an embedded deployment of NSX-T

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Article ID: 322663

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Products

VMware NSX Networking

Issue/Introduction

Symptoms:
  • NSX-T has been deployed in the vCenter using the embedded deployment option with the non embedded OVF.
  • You encounter errors similar to the below when attempting to make certificate changes:
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  • Entries similar to the below can be observed in var/log/syslog on the NSX Manager:
2022-12-20T08:50:10.390Z nsx-mgr-01 NSX 9270 - [nsx@6876 comp="nsx-manager" level="WARNING" reqId="fd231ec9-94f9-4611-9e42-5c046d047451" subcomp="manager" username="admin"] API result did not pass validationField level validation errors: {value 0 of property results[0].reverse_proxy_https_port has violated the minimum valid value 1}, {value of property results[0].access_level_for_oidc is not one of the allowed values [FULL, LIMITED]}


Environment

VMware NSX-T
VMware NSX-T Data Center
VMware NSX-T Data Center 3.x
VMware NSX-T Data Center 4.x

Cause

This is occurs when the unified OVF, this is the normal OVF used to deploy NSX-T standalone and not as a vCenter plugin, is used as opposed to the embedded unified OVF.
Please see the following guide for details on deploying NSX-T in vCenter as a plugin Install NSX Manager from vSphere Client.
In particular the section related to the OVF and which one to use:
If you enter a URL to download the OVF file, ensure the URL points to a secure HTTPS server. For example, https://<OVF-URL>. There is a separate OVF file available for NSX Manager deployed from vSphere Client. You must select a OVF file name using the following convention: nsx-embedded-unified-appliance-<releaseversion.buildversion>.ovf. Do not use the nsx-unified-appliance-<releaseversion.buildversion>.ova file.

Resolution

This is a known issue impacting NSX-T.

Workaround:
Should you encounter this issue, please raise a support request with VMware and refer to this KB article.