The NSX Edge cluster profile defines the policies for the NSX Edge transport node.


Verify that the NSX Edge cluster is available.


  1. From a browser, log in with admin privileges to an NSX Manager at https://<nsx-manager-ip-address>.
  2. Select System > Fabric > Profiles > Edge Cluster Profiles > Add Profile.
  3. Enter the NSX Edge cluster profile details.
    Option Description
    Name and Description Enter a NSX Edge cluster profile name.

    You can optionally enter the profile details such as, the Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD) setting.

    BFD Probe Interval Accept the default setting.

    BFD is detection protocol used to identify the forwarding path failures. You can set the interval timing for BFD to detect a forwarding path failure.

    BFD Allowed Hops

    Accept the default setting.

    You can set the number of multihop BFD sessions allowed for the profile.

    BFD Declare Dead Multiple

    Accept the default setting.

    You can set the number of number of times the BFD packet is not received before the session is flagged as down.

    Stand By Relocation Threshold

    Accept the default setting.