Deploy two NSX Edge devices for North-South Routing. 

Perform this procedure two times to deploy two NSX Edge devices.

NSX Edge Devices

NSX Edge Device

Device Name

NSX Edge Device 1

SFOMGMT-ESG01

NSX Edge Device 2

SFOMGMT-ESG02

NSX Edge Interfaces Settings

Interface

Primary IP Address SFOMGMT-ESG01

Primary IP Address SFOMGMT-ESG02

Uplink01

172.27.11.2

172.27.11.3

Uplink02

172.27.12.3

172.27.12.2

SFOMGMT-UDLR01

192.168.10.1

192.168.10.2

1

Log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.

a

Open a Web browser and go to https://mgmt01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.

b

Log in using the following credentials.

Setting

Value

User name

administrator@vsphere.local

Password

vsphere_admin_password

2

Under Inventories, click Networking & Security.

3

In the Navigator, click NSX Edges.

4

Select 172.16.11.65 from the NSX Manager drop-down menu.

5

Click the Add icon to deploy a new NSX Edge.

The New NSX Edge wizard appears.

a

On the Name and description page, enter the following settings and click Next.

Settings

Value

Install Type

Edge Service Gateway

Name

SFOMGMT-ESG01

Deploy NSX Edge

Selected

Enable High Availability

Deselected

b

On the Settings page, enter the following settings and click Next.

Settings

Value

User Name

admin

Password

edge_admin_password

Enable SSH access

Selected

Enable FIPS mode

Deselected

Enable auto rule generation

Selected

Edge Control Level logging

INFO

c

On the Configure deployment page, click Large to specify the Appliance Size and click the Add icon. 

The Add NSX Edge Appliance dialog box appears.

d

In the Add NSX Edge Appliance dialog box, enter the following settings, click OK, and click Next.

Setting

Value

Cluster/Resource Pool

SFO01-Mgmt01

Datastore

SFO01A-VSAN01-MGMT01

Folder

NSX01

e

On the Configure Interfaces page, click the Add icon to configure the Uplink01 interface, enter the following settings, and click OK.

Setting

Value

Name

Uplink01

Type

Uplink

Connected To

vDS-Mgmt-Uplink01

Connectivity Status

Connected

Primary IP Address

172.27.11.2

Subnet Prefix Length

24

MTU

9000

Send ICMP Redirect

Selected

f

Click the Add icon to configure the Uplink02 interface, enter the following settings, and click OK.

Setting

Value

Name

Uplink02

Type

Uplink

Connected To

vDS-Mgmt-Uplink02

Connectivity Status

Connected

Primary IP Address

172.27.12.3

Subnet Prefix Length

24

MTU

9000

Send ICMP Redirect

Selected

g

Click the Add to configure the UDLR interface, enter the following settings click OK, and click Next.

Setting

Value

Name

SFOMGMT-UDLR01

Type

Internal

Connected To

Universal Transit Network

Connectivity Status

Connected

Primary IP Address

192.168.10.1

Subnet Prefix Length

24

MTU

9000

Send ICMP Redirect

Selected

h

On the Default gateway settings page, deselect the Configure Default Gateway check box and click Next.

i

On the Firewall and HA page, click Next.

j

On the Ready to complete page, review the configuration settings that you entered and click Finish.

6

Repeat this procedure to configure another NSX edge using the settings for the second NSX Edge device.

Upon repeating the procedure to configure SFOMGMT-ESG02, the Ready to complete page in the New NSX Edge wizard must display the following values.

7

Configure DRS affinity rules for the Edge Services Gateways.

a

Go back to the Home page.

b

In the Navigator, click Hosts and Clusters, and expand the mgmt01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local tree.

c

Select the SFO01-Mgmt01 cluster, and click the Configure tab.

d

Under Configuration, click VM/Host Rules.

e

Click Add.

f

In the SFO01-Mgmt01 - Create VM/Host Rule dialog box, enter the following settings and click Add.

Setting

Value

Name

anti-affinity-rule-ecmpedges

Enable rule

Selected

Type

Separate Virtual Machine

g

In the Add Rule Member dialog box, select the check box next to each of the two, newly deployed NSX ESGs and click OK.

h

In the SFO01-Mgmt01 - Create VM/Host Rule dialog box, click OK.