Connecting a Logical Switch to an NSX Edge services gateway or an NSX Edge logical router provides East-West traffic routing (among the logical switches) or North-South traffic routing to the external world or to provide advanced services.

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Log in to the vSphere Web Client.

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Click Networking & Security and then click Logical Switches.

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Select the logical switch that you want to connect an NSX Edge.

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Click the Add Edge Gateway (add) icon.

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Select the NSX Edge to which you want to connect the logical switch and click Next.

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Select the interface that you want to connect to the logical switch and click Next.

A logical network is typically connected to an internal interface.

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On the Edit Edge Gateway Interface page, type a name for the NSX Edge interface.

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Click Internal or External to indicate wether this is an internal or external interface.

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Select the connectivity status of the interface.

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If the NSX Edge to which you are connecting the logical switch has Manual HA Configuration selected, specify two management IP addresses in CIDR format.

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Edit the default MTU if required.

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Click Next.

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Review the NSX Edge connection details and click Finish.