Before you enable ECMP, you must configure an uplink to connect the tier-0 logical router to the VLAN logical switch.
About this task
Verify that a transport zone and two transport nodes are configured. See the NSX-T Installation Guide.
Verify that two Edge nodes and an Edge cluster are configured. See the NSX-T Installation Guide.
Verify that a VLAN logical switch for uplink is available. See Create a VLAN Logical Switch for the NSX Edge Uplink.
Verify that a tier-0 logical router is configured. See Create a Tier-0 Logical Router.
- From your browser, log in to an NSX Manager at https://nsx-manager-ip-address.
- Select Routing from the navigation panel.
- Select the tier-0 logical router.
- Click the Configuration tab to add a router port.
- Click Add.
- Complete the router port details.
Assign a name for the router port.
Provide additional description that shows that the port is for ECMP configuration.
Accept the default type Uplink.
Assign the host transport node from the drop-down menu.
Assign the VLAN logical switch from the drop-down menu.
Logical Switch Port
Assign a new switch port name.
You can also use an existing switch port.
Enter an IP address that is in the same subnet as the connected port on the ToR switch.
- Click Save.
A new uplink port is added to the tier-0 router and the VLAN logical switch. The tier-0 logical router is configured on both of the edge nodes.
What to do next
Create a BGP connection for the second neighbor and enable the ECMP routing. See Add a Second BGP Neighbor and Enable ECMP Routing.