Install NSX Edge on an ESXi host using NSX Manager UI (recommended method), vSphere web client, or the vSphere command-line OVF tool.

NSX Edge Installation Methods

Installation Method Instructions
NSX Manager (recommended method to install an NSX Edge VM appliance only)
vSphere web client or vSphere command-line OVF tool
Physical server (Automated or Interactive mode using ISO file or NSX Edge VM appliance)

Install NSX Edge using ISO file or as a NSX Edge VM appliance using PXE on physical servers. Note that PXE boot installation procedure is not supported on NSX Manager.