Before restoring a failed NSX Edge node, you must retrieve its deployment details from the NSX Manager cluster.


  1. In a web browser, log in to the NSX Manager cluster for the domain by using the user interface (https://<nsx_manager_cluster_fqdn>/login.jsp?local=true)
  2. On the main navigation bar, click System.
  3. In the left pane, under Configuration, click Fabric > Nodes.
  4. Click the Edge Transport Nodes tab.
  5. Select the check-box for the failed NSX Edge node.
  6. Click Actions and select Change node settings.
  7. Record the Host name/FQDN value and click Cancel.
  8. Click Actions and select Change Edge VM Resource Reservations.
  9. Record the Existing form factor value and click Cancel.
  10. Click the name of the NSX Edge node that you plan to replace and record the following values.
    • Name

    • Management IP

    • Transport Zones

    • Edge Cluster

  11. Click Edit, record the following values, and click Cancel.
    • Edge Switch Name

    • Uplink Profile

    • IP Assignment

    • Teaming Policy Uplink Mapping