BFD (Bidirectional Forwarding Detection) is a protocol that can detect forwarding path failures.

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. Click the Routing tab and select BFD from the drop-down menu.
  5. Click Edit to configure BFD.
  6. Click the Status toggle button to enable BFD.

    You can optionally change the global BFD properties Receive interval, Transmit interval, and Declare dead interval.

  7. (Optional) : Click Add under BFD Peers for Static Route Next Hops to add a BFD peer.

    Specify the peer IP address and set the admin status to Enabled. Optionally, you can override the global BFD properties Receive interval, Transmit interval, and Declare dead interval.