If you installed a compact NSX Edgeinstance, you can upgrade it to a large or x-large NSX Edge instance.

A compact NSX Edge instance requires 256 MB memory and 200 MB disk space.

A large NSX Edge instance requires 1 GB memory and 256 MB disk space.

An x-large NSX Edge instance requires 8 GB memory and 256 MB disk space. An x-largeNSX Edge instance is recommended for an environment where the Load Balancer service is being used on millions of concurrent sessions.


Log in to the vSphere Web Client.


Click Networking & Security and then click NSX Edges.


Select a compact NSX Edge instance.


Click the More Actions (More Actions icon) icon and select Upgrade to Large or Upgrade to X-Large.

The NSX Edge instance is upgraded.