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 using PXE on physical servers. Note that PXE boot installation procedure is not supported on NSX Manager.