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: LAXCOMP-ESG01 and LAXCOMP-ESG02.

NSX Edge Devices

NSX Edge Device

Device Name

NSX Edge Device 1

LAXCOMP-ESG01

NSX Edge Device 2

LAXCOMP-ESG02

NSX Edge Interface Settings

Interface

Primary IP Address

LAXCOMP-ESG01

Primary IP Address

LAXCOMP-ESG02

Uplink01

172.17.35.2

172.17.35.3

Uplink02

172.27.21.3

172.27.21.2

LAXCOMP-UDLR01

192.168.100.50

192.168.100.51

LAXCOMP-DLR01

192.168.102.1

192.168.102.2

To complete this procedure you must configure datastore for the shared edge and compute cluster in Region B.

1

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

a

Open a Web browser and go to https://mgmt01vc51.lax01.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 172.17.11.66 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

NSX Edge Device 1

Install Type

Edge Service Gateway

Name

LAXCOMP-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

lax01_shared_edge_and_compute_datastore


e

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

172.17.35.2

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

Distributed Portgroup

vDS-Comp01-Uplink02

Connectivity Status

Connected

Primary IP Address

172.27.21.3

Subnet Prefix Length

24

MTU

9000

Send ICMP Redirect

Selected

g

Click the Add icon to configure the LAXCOMP-UDLR01 interface, enter the following settings, click OK, and click Next.

Setting

Value

Name

LAXCOMP-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 LAXCOMP-DLR01 interface, enter the following settings, click OK, and click Next.

Setting

Value

Name

LAXCOMP-DLR01

Type

Internal

Connected To

Global Transit Network

Connectivity Status

Connected

Primary IP Address

192.168.102.1

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 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 comp01vc51.lax01.rainpole.local tree.

c

Select the LAX01-Comp01 cluster, and click the Configure tab.

d

Under Configuration, click VM/Host Rules.

e

Click Add.

f

In the LAX01-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, newly deployed NSX ESGs and click OK.

h

In the LAX01-Comp01 - Create VM/Host Rule dialog box, click OK.