Configure a logical switch and deploy the distributed logical routers (DLR).

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Compute vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://comp01vc01.sfo01.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 vSphere Web Client Home menu, select Networking & Security.
  3. In the Navigator, click Logical Switches.
  4. Select 172.16.11.66 from the NSX Manager drop-down menu and click the Add icon.
  5. In the New Logical Switch dialog box, enter the following settings, and click OK.

    Setting

    Value

    Name

    Global Transit Network

    Transport Zone

    Comp Global Transport Zone

    Replication Mode

    Hybrid

  6. In the Navigator, click NSX Edges.
  7. Select 172.16.11.66 from the NSX Manager drop-down menu.
  8. Click the Add icon to create a new distributed logical router.

    The New NSX Edge wizard appears.

  9. On the Name and description page, enter the following settings, and click Next.

    Setting

    Value

    Logical (Distributed) Router

    Selected

    Name

    SFOCOMP-DLR01

    Deploy Edge Appliance

    Selected

    Enable High Availability

    Selected

  10. On the Settings page, enter the following settings, and click Next.

    Setting

    Value

    User Name

    admin

    Password

    dlr_admin_password 

    Enable SSH access

    Selected

    Enable FIPS mode

    Deselected

    Edge Control Level logging

    INFO

  11. On the Configure deployment page, and click the Add icon.

    The Add NSX Edge Appliance dialog box appears. 

  12. In the Add NSX Edge Appliance dialog box, enter the following settings and click OK.

    Setting

    Value

    Cluster/Resource Pool

    SDDC-EdgeRP01

    Datastore

    sfo01_shared_edge_and_compute_datastore

  13. On the Configure deployment page, click the Add icon a second time to add a second NSX Edge device.

    The Add NSX Edge Appliance dialog box appears. 

  14. In the Add NSX Edge Appliance dialog box, enter the following settings and click OK.

    Setting

    Value

    Resource Pool

    SDDC-EdgeRP01

    Datastore

    sfo01_shared_edge_and_compute_datastore

  15. Click Next.
  16. On the Configure interfaces page, under HA Interface Configuration, click Select and connect to vDS-Comp01-Management
  17. On the Configure interfaces page, enter the following configuration settings and click Next.

    Setting

    Value

    Primary IP Address

    1.3.1.1

    Subnet Prefix Length

    24

    1. Click the Add icon.

      The Add Interface dialog box appears.

    2. Enter the following settings in the Add Interface dialog box, and click OK.

      Setting

      Value

      Name

      Uplink

      Type

      Uplink

      Connected To

      Global Transit Network

      Connectivity Status

      Connected

      Primary IP Address

      192.168.101.3

      Subnet Prefix Length

      24

      MTU

      9000

  18. On the Default gateway settings page, deselect Configure Default Gateway and click Next.
  19. On the Ready to complete page, click Finish.