After the clusters are fully configured in Region A and Region B, verify that the network connectivity between them works as expected.

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

Shut down the NSX Edge service gateways in Region A.

a

In the Navigator, click Hosts and Clusters.

b

Expand the entire mgmt01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local tree.

c

Right-click SFOMGMT-ESG01-0 and select Power > Shut Down Guest OS.

d

Right-click SFOMGMT-ESG02-0 and select  Power > Shut Down Guest OS.

3

Log in to the universal distributed logical router by using a Secure Shell (SSH) client and verify BGP routing state.

a

Open an SSH connection to UDLR01.

b

Log in using the following credentials.

Setting

Value

User name

admin

Password

udlr_admin_password

c

Run show ip route to verify you are receiving routes via BGP.

The letter B before the route indicates that BGP is used.

d

Verify that multiple routes to BGP learned networks exist.

e

Verify that routes come from Region B's ESG's.


4

Power on the NSX Edge services gateways in Region A.

a

In the Navigator, click Hosts and Clusters.

b

Expand the entire mgmt01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local tree.

c

Right-click SFOMGMT-ESG01-0 and select Power > Power On.

d

Right-click SFOMGMT-ESG02-0 and select Power > Power On.

5

Verify the new state of the BGP routing.

a

Go back to the SSH connection to UDLR01 and run the show ip route command.

b

Verify that you receive routes via BGP.

The letter B before the route indicates that BGP is used.

c

Verify that you have multiple routes to BGP learned networks and that routes also come from the NSX Edge services gateways in Region A.