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

    Select 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.