Configure the distributed logical router (DLR) in the shared edge and compute cluster to use dynamic routing.

About this task

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Management vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://mgmt01vc51.lax01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      administrator@vsphere.local

      Password

      vsphere_admin_password

  2. Under Inventories, click Networking & Security.
  3. In the Navigator, click NSX Edges.
  4. Select 172.17.11.66 from the NSX Manager drop-down menu.
  5. Configure the routing for the Distributed Logical Router.
    1. Double-click LAXCOMP-DLR01.
    2. Click the Manage tab and click Routing.
    3. On the Global Configuration page, perform the following configuration steps.
    4. Click the Edit button under Routing Configuration, select Enable ECMP, and click OK.
    5. Click the Edit button under Dynamic Routing Configuration, select Uplink as the Router ID, and click OK.
    6. Click Publish Changes.
  6. On the left, select BGP to configure it.
    1. On the BGP page, click the Edit button.

      The Edit BGP Configuration dialog box appears.

    2. In the Edit BGP Configuration dialog box, enter the following settings and click OK.

      Setting

      Value

      Enable BGP

      Selected

      Enable Graceful Restart

      Selected

      Local AS

      65000

    3. Click the Add icon to add a Neighbor.

      The New Neighbor dialog box appears.

    4. In the New Neighbor dialog box, enter the following values for both NSX Edge devices, and click OK.

      You repeat this step two times to configure the DLR for both NSX Edge devices: LAXCOMP-ESG01 and LAXCOMP-ESG02.

      Setting

      LAXCOMP-ESG01 Value

      LAXCOMP-ESG02 Value

      IP Address

      192.168.102.1

      192.168.102.2

      Forwarding Address

      192.168.102.3

      192.168.102.3

      Protocol Address

      192.168.102.4

      192.168.102.4

      Remote AS

      65000

      65000

      Weight

      60

      60

      Keep Alive Time

      1

      1

      Hold Down Time

      3

      3

      Password

      bgp_password

      bgp_password

    5. Click Publish Changes.
  7. On the left, select Route Redistribution to configure it.
    1. Click the Edit button.
    2. In the Change redistribution settings dialog box, enter the following settings, and click OK.

      Setting

      Value

      OSPF

      Deselected

      BGP

      Selected

    3. On the Route Redistribution page, select the default OSPF entry and click the Edit button.
    4. Select BGP from the Learner Protocol drop-down menu, and click OK.
    5. Click Publish Changes.