Disable the firewall of the NSX Edge devices, this is required for equal-cost multi-path (ECMP) to operate correctly.

About this task

You repeat this procedure two times for each of the NSX Edge devices: SFOMGMT-ESG01 and SFOMGMT-ESG02.


  1. Log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://mgmt01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.



      User name




  2. Under Inventories, click Networking & Security.
  3. In the Navigator, click NSX Edges.
  4. Select from the NSX Manager drop-down menu.
  5. Double-click the SFOMGMT-ESG01 NSX Edge device.
  6. Click the Manage tab, then click Firewall.
  7. In the Firewall page, click the Disable button.
  8. Click Publish Changes.
  9. Repeat this procedure for the NSX Edge device SFOMGMT-ESG02.