A bridge profile makes an NSX Edge cluster capable of providing layer 2 bridging to a logical switch.


  • Verify that you have an NSX Edge cluster with two NSX Edge transport nodes.


  1. Select Fabric > Profiles from the navigation panel.
  2. Click the Edge Bridge Profiles tab.
  3. Click Add.
  4. Enter a name and optionally a description.
  5. Select an NSX Edge cluster.
  6. Select a primary node.
  7. Select a backup node.
  8. Select a failover mode.
    The options are Preemptive and Non-Preemptive.
  9. Click the Add button.

What to do next

You can now associate a logical switch with the bridge profile.