Deploy the universal distributed logical router (UDLR).

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 create a new UDLR.

The New NSX Edge wizard appears.

6

Complete the New NSX Edge wizard to deploy and configure the UDLR.

a

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

Setting

Value

Universal Logical (Distributed) Router

Selected

Name

SFOMGMT-UDLR01

Deploy Edge Appliance

Selected

Enable High Availability

Selected

b

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

Setting

Value

User Name

admin

Password

udlr_admin_password 

Enable SSH access

Selected

Edge Control Level logging

INFO

c

On the Configure deployment page, 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 and click OK.

Setting

Value

Cluster/Resource Pool

SFO01-Mgmt01

Datastore

SFO01A-VSAN01-MGMT01

e

On the Configure deployment page, click the Add icon a second time to add a second NSX Edge device. 

The Add NSX Edge Appliance dialog box appears.

f

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

Setting

Value

Cluster/Resource Pool

SFO01-Mgmt01

Datastore

SFO01A-VSAN01-MGMT01

Folder

NSX01

g

On the Configure interfaces page, under HA Interface Configuration, click Change and connect to vDS-Mgmt-Management.

h

On the Configure interfaces page, click the Add icon to configure Primary IP Address.

Option
Description

Setting

Value

Primary IP Address

1.1.1.10

Subnet Prefix Length

24

i

On the Configure interfaces page, click the Add icon to configure interface.

j

In the Add Interface dialog box, enter the following settings, click OK, and click Next.

Setting

Value

Name

Uplink

Type

Uplink

Connected To

Universal Transit Network

Connectivity Status

Connected

Primary IP Address

192.168.10.3

Subnet Prefix Length

24

MTU

9000

k

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

l

On the Ready to complete page, click Finish.