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

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Management 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.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      administrator@vsphere.local

      Password

      vsphere_admin_password

  2. In the Navigator, click Networking & Security and click NSX Edges.
  3. Select 172.16.11.65 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 the BGP configuration.
    1. On the BGP page, verify the following settings.

      Setting

      Value

      Status

      Enabled

      Local AS

      65003

      Graceful Restart

      Enabled

    2. Select the 192.168.10.1 (SFOMGMT-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

      SFOMGMT-ESG01 Value

      IP Address

      192.168.10.1

      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. Select the 192.168.10.2 (SFOMGMT-ESG02) neighbor and click Edit icon.
    5. 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

      SFOMGMT-ESG02 Value

      IP Address

      192.168.10.2

      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

    6. 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 SFOMGMT-ESG01 and SFOMGMT-ESG02 edges.
    1. In the Navigator, click NSX Edges.
    2. Select 172.16.11.65 from the NSX Manager drop-down menu.
    3. Double-click SFOMGMT-ESG01.
    4. Click the Manage tab and click Routing.
    5. On the left, select BGP, select the 192.168.10.4 neighbor, and click Edit.
    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 SFOMGMT-ESG02 edge.