With HA VIP (high availability virtual IP) configured, a tier-0 logical router is operational even if one uplink is down. The physical router interacts with the HA VIP only.


Verify that Manager mode is selected in the NSX Manager user interface. See NSX Manager. If you do not see the Policy and Manager mode buttons, see Configure the User Interface Settings.


  1. With admin privileges, log in to NSX Manager.
  2. Select Networking > Tier-0 Logical Routers.
  3. Click the tier-0 logical router name.
  4. Click Configuration > HA VIP.
  5. Click Add.
  6. Enter an IP address in CIDR format.
  7. To enable HA VIP, set the status to Enabled.
  8. Select exactly two uplink ports.
  9. Click Add.