Deploy NSX Edge Devices for North-South routing in the shared edge and compute cluster.

Perform this procedure two times to deploy two NSX Edge devices: SFOCOMP-ESG01 and SFOCOMP-ESG02.

NSX Edge Devices

NSX Edge Device

Device Name

NSX Edge Device 1

SFOCOMP-ESG01

NSX Edge Device 2

SFOCOMP-ESG02

NSX Edge Interfaces Settings

Interface

Primary IP Address

SFOCOMP-ESG01

Primary IP Address

SFOCOMP-ESG02

Uplink01

172.16.35.2

172.16.35.3

Uplink02

172.27.13.3

172.27.13.2

SFOCOMP-UDLR01

192.168.100.1

192.168.100.2

SFOCOMP-DLR01

192.168.101.1

192.168.101.2

To complete this procedure use the datastore that you configured for the shared edge and compute cluster.

1

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

a

Open a Web browser and go to https://comp01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.

b

Use the following credentials to log in.

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 172.16.11.66 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.

Setting

Value

Install Type

Edge Service Gateway

Name

SFOCOMP-ESG01

Deploy NSX Edge

Selected

Enable High Availability

Deselected

b

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

Setting

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, select the Large radio button 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

SDDC-EdgeRP01

Datastore

sfo01_shared_edge_and_compute_datastore

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-Comp01-Uplink01

Connectivity Status

Connected

Primary IP Address

172.16.35.2

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-Comp01-Uplink02

Connectivity Status

Connected

Primary IP Address

172.27.13.3

Subnet Prefix Length

24

MTU

9000

Send ICMP Redirect

Selected

g

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

Setting

Value

Name

SFOCOMP-UDLR01

Type

Internal

Connected To

Universal Transit Network

Connectivity Status

Connected

Primary IP Address

192.168.100.1

Subnet Prefix Length

24

MTU

9000

Send ICMP Redirect

Selected

h

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

Setting

Value

Name

SFOCOMP-DLR01

Type

Internal

Connected To

Global Transit Network

Connectivity Status

Connected

Primary IP Address

192.168.101.1

Subnet Prefix Length

24

MTU

9000

Send ICMP Redirect

Selected

i

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

j

On the Firewall and HA page click Next.

k

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 by using the settings for the second NSX Edge device.

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 comp01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local tree.

c

Select the SFO01-Comp01 cluster, and click the Configure tab.

d

Under Configuration, click VM/Host Rules.

e

Click Add.

f

In the SFO01-Comp01 - 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 NSX ESG's just deployed and click OK.

h

In the SFO01-Comp01 - Create VM/Host Rule dialog box, click OK.