You create a new tier-1 gateway in one of the VMware Cloud Foundation instances. You then extend this gateway to the other federated instances.


  1. In a web browser, log in to Global Manager for the management or VI workload domain at https://gm_vip_fqdn/.
  2. On the main navigation bar, click Networking.
  3. In the navigation pane, select Tier-1 gateways.
  4. Specify the gateway details.


    Specified Value

    Tier-1 Gateway Name

    Enter a name for the new tier-1 gateway.

    Linked Tier-0 Gateway

    Enter the global tier-0 gateway.

    Edges Pool Allocation Size

    Select Routing.

    Enable Edge Clusters for Services or Custom span

    Select Enabled.

    Fail Over

    Select Non-Preemptive.

    Enable Standby Relocation

    Select Enabled.

    Edge Cluster

    Enter a name for the Edge cluster.


    Select Primary

  5. Click Save.
  6. Click Yes to continue the configuration of the tier-1 gateway.
  7. Configure route advertisement for the tier-1 gateway.
    1. Expand the Route advertisement section of the tier-1 gateway.
    2. Enable all available sources, click Save, and click Close editing.