An NSX Edge services gateway can have up to ten internal or uplink interfaces. AnNSX Edge router can have eight uplink interfaces and up to a thousand internal interfaces..

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Log in to the vSphere Web Client.

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Click Networking & Security and then click NSX Edges.

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Double-click an NSX Edge.

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Click the Manage tab and then click the Interfaces tab.

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Select an interface and click the Edit (Edit icon) icon.

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In the Edit Edge Interface dialog box, type a name for the interface.

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Select Internal or Uplink to indicate whether this is an internal or external interface.

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Select the port group or logical switch to which this interface should be connected.

a

Click Select next to the Connected To field.

b

Depending on what you want to connect to the interface, click the Virtual Wire, Standard Portgroup, or Distributed Portgroup tab.

c

Select the appropriate virtual wire or portgroup.

d

Click Select.

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Select the connectivity status for the interface.

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In Configure Subnets, click the Add (add) icon to add a subnet for the interface.

An interface can have multiple non-overlapping subnets.

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In Add Subnet, click the Add (add) icon to add an IP address.

If you enter more than one IP address, you can select the Primary IP address. An interface can have one primary and multiple secondary IP addresses. NSX Edge considers the Primary IP address as the source address for locally generated traffic.

You must add an IP address to an interface before using it on any feature configuration.

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Type the subnet mask for the interface and click Save.

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Change the default MTU if required.

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In Options, select the required options.

Option

Description

Enable Proxy ARP

Supports overlapping network forwarding between different interfaces.

Send ICMP Redirect

Conveys routing information to hosts.

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Type the fence parameters and click Add.

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Click OK.