You can add a loopback port to a tier-0 logical router.

About this task

The loopback port can be used for the following purposes:

  • Router ID for routing protocols

  • NAT

  • BFD

  • Source address for routing protocols

Procedure

  1. From your browser, log in to an NSX Manager at https://nsx-manager-ip-address.
  2. Select Routing from the navigation panel.
  3. Select the tier-0 logical router.
  4. Select Configuration > Router Ports
  5. Click Add.
  6. Enter a name and optionally a description.
  7. Select the Loopback type.
  8. Select an edge transport node.
  9. Enter an IP address in CIDR format.

Results

A new port is added for the tier-0 router.