Configure an edge gateway to enable routed networking in organization VDCs created from the template.

1

(Optional) Select Create a new edge gateway to create and configure an edge gateway in the template.

2

Type a name and optional description for the new edge gateway.

3

Select a configuration for the edge gateway.

Option

Description

Compact

Requires less memory and compute resources.

Large

Provides increased capacity and performance than with the Compact option. Large and X-Large configurations provide identical security functions.

X-Large

Suited for environments that have a load balancer with a large number of concurrent sessions.

Quad Large

Recommended for high throughput and requires a high connection rate.

This option appears only if you chose to create a new edge gateway. For more information on system requirements for deploying an edge gateway, see System Requirements for NSX in the NSX Administration Guide.

4

Select Enable High Availability to enable automatic failover to a backup gateway.

5

Select Use default gateway for DNS relay to use the selected default gateway for DNS relay.

6

Click Next.