Configure the universal distributed logical router UDLR01 and NSX Edges LAXMGMT-ESG01 and LAXMGMT-ESG02 to use dynamic routing in Region B.

Procedure

  1. Log in to 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. From the Home menu of the vSphere Web Client, select Networking & Security  and click NSX Edges in the Navigator.
  3. Select 172.17.11.65 from the NSX Manager drop-down menu.
  4. Verify the routing configuration for the universal distributed logical router.
    1. Double-click UDLR01.
    2. Click the Manage tab and click Routing.
    3. Verify that ECMP is Enabled.
    4. Verify that 192.168.10.3 (Uplink) is configured as the Router ID under Dynamic Routing Configuration.
  5. On the left side, select BGP to verify BGP configuration .
    1. On the BGP page, verify the following settings.

      Setting

      Value

      Status

      Enabled

      Local AS

      65003

      Graceful Restart

      Enabled

    2. Select 192.168.10.50 (LAXMGMT-ESG01) neighbor and click Edit icon.
    3. In the Edit Neighbour dialog box, update the Weight value to 60, enter the BGP password that was configured during the initial setup of the UDLR and click OK.

      Setting

      LAXMGMT-ESG01 Value

      IP Address

      192.168.10.50

      Forwarding Address

      192.168.10.3

      Protocol Address

      192.168.10.4

      Remote AS

      65003

      Weight

      60

      Keep Alive Time

      1

      Hold Down Time

      3

      Password

      BGP_password

    4. On the BGP page, select 192.168.10.51 (LAXMGMT-ESG02) neighbor, click Edit to change the following settings for the second ECMP NSX Edge, and click OK.

      Setting

      LAXMGMT-ESG02 Value

      IP Address

      192.168.10.51

      Forwarding Address

      192.168.10.3

      Protocol Address

      192.168.10.4

      Remote AS

      65003

      Weight

      60

      Keep Alive Time

      1

      Hold Down Time

      3

      Password

      BGP_password

    5. Click Publish Changes.
  6. On the left side, select Route Redistribution  to verify redistribution status.
    1. Verify the following settings under Route Redistribution Status.

      Setting

      Value

      OSPF

      Deselected

      BGP

      Selected

    2. Verify the following settings under Route Redistribution table.

      Setting

      Value

      Learner

      BGP

      From

      Connected

      Perfix

      Any

      Action

      Permit

  7. Reconfigure the routing and weight value of LAXMGMT-ESG01 and LAXMGMT-ESG02 edges.
    1. In the Navigator, click NSX Edges.
    2. Select 172.17.11.65 from the NSX Manager drop-down menu.
    3. Double-click LAXMGMT-ESG01.
    4. Click the Manage tab and click Routing.
    5. On the left side, select BGP, select the 192.168.10.4 neighbor under Neighbors, and click the Edit icon.
    6. In the Edit Neighbour dialog box, change Weight value to 60 and click OK.
    7. Click Publish Changes.
    8. Repeat the step for the LAXMGMT-ESG02 edge.