Deploy the distributed logical routers (DLR).

About this task

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Compute vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://lax01w01vc01.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. Click the Add icon to create a new DLR.
  6. On the Name and description page, enter the following settings, and click Next.

    Setting

    Value

    Logical (Distributed) Router

    Selected

    Name

    lax01w01dlr01

    Deploy Edge Appliance

    Selected

    Enable High Availability

    Selected

  7. 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

  8. On the Configure deployment page, click the Add icon.

    The Add NSX Edge Appliance dialog box appears.

  9. In the Add NSX Edge Appliance dialog box, enter the following settings and click Next.

    Setting

    Value

    Cluster/Resource Pool

    lax01-w01rp-sddc-edge

    Datastore

    lax01_shared_edge_and_compute_datastore

  10. 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.

  11. In the Add NSX Edge Appliance dialog box, enter the following settings and click Next.

    Setting

    Value

    Cluster/Resource Pool

    lax01-w01rp-sddc-edge

    Datastore

    lax01_shared_edge_and_compute_datastore

  12. On the Configure interfaces page, under HA Interface Configuration, click Select and connect to lax01-w01-vds01-management.
  13. On the Configure interfaces page enter the following configuration settings and click Next.
    1. Click the Add icon.

      Setting

      Value

      Primary IP Address

      1.4.1.1

      Subnet Prefix Length

      24

    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

    192.168.102.3

    Subnet Prefix Length

    24

    MTU

    9000

  14. In the Default gateway settings page, deselect Configure Default Gateway and click Next.
  15. In the Ready to complete page, click Finish.