Deploy the distributed logical router (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://sfo01w01vc01.sfo01.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 172.16.11.66 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

    sfo01w01dlr01

    Hostname

    sfo01w01dlr01.sfo01.rainpole.local

    Deploy Edge Appliance

    Selected

    Enable High Availability

    Selected

    Enable HA Logging

    Selected

    Log Level

    INFO

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

    Setting

    Value

    User Name

    admin

    Password

    dlr_admin_password 

    Confirm password

    dlr_admin_password 

    Enable SSH access

    Selected

    Enable FIPS mode

    Deselected

    Edge Control Level logging

    INFO

  8. On the Configure deployment page, and click the Add icon. 
  9. In the Add NSX Edge Appliance dialog box, enter the following settings and click OK.

    Setting

    Value

    Cluster/Resource Pool

    sfo01-w01rp-sddc-edge

    Datastore

    sfo01_shared_edge_and_compute_datastore

    Folder

    sfo01-w01fd-nsx

    Resource Reservation

    System Managed

  10. On the Configure deployment page, and click the Add icon a second time to add a second NSX Edge device.
  11. In the Add NSX Edge Appliance dialog box, enter the following settings and click OK and then click Next.

    Setting

    Value

    Cluster/Resource Pool

    sfo01-w01rp-sddc-edge

    Datastore

    sfo01_shared_edge_and_compute_datastore

    Folder

    sfo01-w01fd-nsx

    Resource Reservation

    System Managed

  12. On the Configure interfaces page, under HA Interface Configuration, click Select and connect to sfo01-w01-vds01-management
  13. On the Configure interfaces page, under Configure interfaces of this NSX Edge, click the Add icon to configure interface.
    1. In the Add Interface dialog box, enter the following settings, click OK, and click Next.

      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

  14. In the Default gateway settings page, deselect Configure Default Gateway and click Next.
  15. In the Ready to complete page, click Finish.
  16. Allow SSH access in the Distributed Logical Router firewall.
    1. Double click the device labeled sfo01w01dlr01.
    2. Click the Manage tab and click the Firewall tab.
    3. Click Add icon to create a new firewall rule with the following settings.

      Setting

      Value

      Name

      enableSSH

      Source

      any

      Destination

      any

      Service

      SSH

      Action

      Accept

    4. Click Publish Changes.