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.