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NSX-T Control Plane Components

NSX-T Control Plane Components





In NSX-T Datacenter the control plane is split into 2 components which are Central Control Plane (CCP) and Local Control plane (LCP)/

Lets discuss more about Central Control Plane,

Central Control plane (CCP) 

In central control plane its compute and disseminate the ephermeral runtime state based on the config of management plane and topology reported by data plane element.

Local Control Plane (LCP)

It run at the compute endpoint like on transport node (ESXi/ KVM, baremetal) . It computed the local empheral runtime state for the endpoint based on the update from the CCP and LCP information.

The LCP pushes stateless configuration to forwarding engines in the data plane and report the information back to CCP.

This process easy the task for CCP and enable the platform to scale to thousand diffrent type of endpoints (Hypervisor, containers, hosts,baremetal  or public cloud)

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