Trending support issues in VMware NSX
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Trending support issues in VMware NSX


Article ID: 341274


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VMware NSX Networking


This article provides information regarding trending issues and important Knowledge Base articles regarding VMware NSX Data Center for vSphere 6.x and VMware NSX-T Data Center 3.x.


VMware NSX for vSphere 6.4.x
VMware NSX for vSphere 6.3.x
VMware NSX for vSphere 6.2.x


As of February 2021, here are new and emerging trending issues affecting both VMware NSX Data Center for vSphere 6.x and VMware NSX-T Data Center 3.x:

February 2021

VMware NSX-T Data Center
  • Network traffic is blocked when using IDS/IPS or L7 Context DFW with ESXi 7 Update 1 (82043)
  • VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer Software Download Workflow (82049)
  • After performing a V2T migration, vDS portgroups exist named nsx.LogicalSwitch:UUID (82140)
  • Network disruption observed after upgrade to NSX-T 3.1.0 (82202)
  • Load Balancer on an NSX-T environment stop working (82215)
  • Log rotate fails for /var/log/vmware on NSX-T Manager and Edge Nodes (82273)
  • Logging in to NSX-T Manager node as an LDAP user in a scaled AD config may take long time or fail (82331)
  • NSX Intelligence Appliance /var/log partition 100% full, due to kafka-authorizer "Denied Operation" events (82391)
  • Gateway firewall Policy's show 'In Progress' (82462)
  • NSX-T Federation sites are reporting: "Found 0 security policies and X groups on Global Manager for Local Manager at site (82484)
VMware NSX Data Center for vSphere: 
  • Updating External Solution after replacing the vCenter Server SSL certificate (82038)
  • How to reset the NSX-T Upgrade Plan (82042)
  • Troubleshooting disk space related issues: NSX for vSphere Nodes (82054)
  • The vmkernel.log is flooded by messages "IP discovery disabled for filter" (82111)
  • Redeploy / upgrade / resize operations of NSX-V Edge appliance (ESG or DLR) configured for High Availability to NSX-V 6.4.9 may lead to data path impact (82460)

November 2020

VMware NSX Data Center for vSphere: VMware NSX-T Data Center:
May 2020

VMware NSX Data Center for vSphere:
VMware NSX-T Data Center:
Important / Latest KB
Product KB ID Title 
VMware NSX Data Center for vSphere 6.3.x, 6.4.x 78840   Usage Meter (UM) is unable to request NSX topology.
 78899 After upgrade to 6.4.5 or later, LB doesn't give an option to not select Service certificates under Server SSL
78946 Domain user is not supported 6.3.x for appliance management (78946)
 79117 TFTP download fails when using Load Balanced TFTP servers
 VMware NSX-T Data Center 2.x, 3.x 78673   NSX-T Edge cannot enter / exit Maintenance Mode
 78679   Steps to recover if ESXi 7.0 NSX kernel module are not installed after ESXi upgrade 
78937 Flow fails to display in the UI when system memory gets overloaded
78970 NSX Manager logs show warning message "Couldn't connect to 'tcp://'"
79010 Default NAT behavior changes in NSX-T Data Center 3.0.0
79012 Tier0 removing already installed BGP routes in certain ECMP scenario 
79023 Distributed Firewall rules using context-profiles are not working when applied to Kubernetes pods 
79101 High CPU on NSX-T Bare Metal Edge
 NSX + Other Products78788 VMware Cloud Director NSX Feature Support Matrix
 78885   vCenter Server and/or NSX are disconnected after a VCD 10.1 upgrade
 VMware HCX 79072 [External] HCX - Virtual machine does not receive a DCHP Server Offers on NSX-T backed HCX extended networks 

 [External] HCX renaming or editing NSX-T backed HCX Network Extensions causes the segments to become connected 

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      Note: This Knowledge Base articles gets updated on a regular basis as new issues are observed.