Configure the universal distributed logical router (UDLR) to use dynamic routing.

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

Enable HA logging.

a

Double-click the device labeled SFOMGMT-UDLR01.

b

Click the Manage tab and click the Settings tab

c

Click Change in the HA Configuration window.

d

Select the Enable Logging checkbox and click OK.

6

Configure the routing for the Universal Distributed Logical Router.

a

Double-click SFOMGMT-UDLR01.

b

Click the Manage tab and click Routing.

c

On the Global Configuration page, perform the following configuration steps. 

d

Click Edit under Routing Configuration, select Enable ECMP, and click OK.

e

Click Edit under Dynamic Routing Configuration, select Uplink as the Router ID, and click OK.

f

Click Publish Changes.


7

On the left, select BGP to configure it.

a

On the BGP page, click the Edit button.

b

In the Edit BGP Configuration dialog box, enter the following settings and click OK.

Setting

Value

Enable BGP

Selected

Enable Graceful Restart

Selected

Local AS

65003


c

Click the Add icon to add a Neighbor.

d

In the New Neighbor dialog box, enter the following values for both NSX Edge devices and click OK.

You repeat this step two times to configure the UDLR for both NSX Edge devices: SFOMGMT-ESG01 and SFOMGMT-ESG02.

Setting

SFOMGMT-ESG01 Value

SFOMGMT-ESG02 Value

IP Address

192.168.10.1

192.168.10.2

Forwarding Address

192.168.10.3

192.168.10.3

Protocol Address

192.168.10.4

192.168.10.4

Remote AS

65003

65003

Weight

60

60

Keep Alive Time

1

1

Hold Down Time

3

3

Password

BGP_password

BGP_password

e

Click Publish Changes.


8

On the left, select Route Redistribution to configure it.

a

Click Edit.

b

In the Change redistribution settings dialog box, enter the following settings and click OK.

Setting

Value

OSPF

Deselected

BGP

Selected

c

On the Route Redistribution page, select the default OSPF entry and click Edit button.

d

Select BGP from the Learner Protocol drop-down menu, and click OK.


e

Click Publish Changes.