When deploying VMware NSX-V in a homelab, its huge resource requirement might be an issue. In the default configuration a small setup with NSX Manager, 3 NSX Controllers and 2 Edge gateways requires 30 GB Memory. Consumer VMs to connect to logical switches requiring additional resources.
This post explains how you can deploy VMware NSX in your homelab with less than 8GB Memory by downsizing each component including:
- NSX Manager
- NSX Controllers
- NSX Edge Gateways
- Consumer VMs