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VMware vCloud Director Essentials by Lipika Pal

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Managing vCloud Director network resources

Network pools are a collection of virtual resources (VLANs, port groups, VXLANs, or isolation-backed networks) that facilitate the virtualization of vApp or organization network virtualization.

Two types of organization vDC networks require network pools. First are the routed organization vDC networks, which connect to an external network through an edge gateway, and second are the isolated organization vDC networks.

All vApp networks are built using resources from network pools. Fencing the vApp requires network resources, although a Direct Connect vApp does not consume network pool resources.

When you assign a network pool to an organization virtual datacenter (Org vDC), specify how much of the resources ...

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