Before you enable ECMP routing, you must add a BGP neighbor and configure it with the newly added uplink information.
Verify that the second edge node has an uplink port configured. See Add an Uplink Port for the Second Edge Node for ECMP in Manager Mode.
- With admin privileges, log in to NSX Manager.
- Select .
- Select the tier-0 logical router.
- Click the Routing tab and select BGP from the drop-down menu.
- Click Add under the Neighbors section to add a BGP neighbor.
- Enter the neighbor IP address.
For example, 192.168.200.254.
- (Optional) Specify the maximum hop limit.
The default is 1.
- Enter the remote AS number.
For example, 64511.
- (Optional) Click the Local Address tab to select a local address.
- (Optional) Uncheck All Uplinks to see loopback ports as well as uplink ports.
- (Optional) Click the Address Families tab to add an address family.
- (Optional) Click the BFD Configuration tab to enable BFD.
- Click Save.
The newly added BGP neighbor appears.
- Click Edit next to the BGP Configuration section.
- Click the ECMP toggle button to enable ECMP.
The Status button must be appear as Enabled.
- Click Save.
Multiple ECMP routing paths connect the VMs attached to logical switches and the two Edge nodes in the Edge cluster.
What to do next
Test whether the ECMP routing connections are working properly. See Verify ECMP Routing Connectivity on a Tier-0 Router.