You deploy two NSX Edge devices for North-South Routing. 

Perform this procedure twice to deploy two NSX Edge devices. Enter name and IP addresses for the respective device with the following values.

Table 1. NSX Edge Settings
NSX Edge Device Device Name
NSX Edge Device 1 lax01m01esg01
NSX Edge Device 2 lax01m01esg02
Table 2. NSX Edge Interfaces Settings 
Interface Primary IP Address

lax01m01esg01

Primary IP Address

lax01m01esg02

Uplink01 172.27.14.2 172.27.14.3
Uplink02 172.27.15.3 172.27.15.2
sfo01m01udlr01 192.168.10.50 192.168.10.51

Procedure

  1. Log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.
      Setting Value
      User name administrator@vsphere.local
      Password vsphere_admin_password
  2. Click Networking & Security.
  3. In the Navigator, click NSX Edges.
  4. Select 172.17.11.65 from the NSX Manager drop-down menu.
  5. Click the Add icon to deploy a new NSX Edge.
    The  New NSX Edge wizard appears.
    1. On the Name and description page, enter the following settings and click Next.
      Settings lax01m01esg01 lax01m01esg02
      Install Type Edge Service Gateway Edge Service Gateway
      Name lax01m01esg01 lax01m01esg02
      Deploy NSX Edge Selected Selected
      Enable High Availability Deselected Deselected
    2. On the Settings page, enter the following settings and click Next.
      Settings Value
      User Name admin
      Password edge_admin_password
      Enable SSH access Selected
      Enable FIPS mode Deselected
      Enable auto rule generation Selected
      Edge Control Level logging INFO
    3. On the Configure deployment page, click Large to specify the Appliance Size and click the Add icon.
      The  Add NSX Edge Appliance dialog box appears. 
    4. In the Add NSX Edge Appliance dialog box, enter the following settings, click OK, and click Next.
      Setting Value
      Cluster/Resource Pool lax01-m01-mgmt01
      Datastore lax01-m01-vsan01
      Folder lax01-m01fd-nsx
      Resource Reservation System Managed
    5. On the Configure Interfaces page, click the Add icon to configure the Uplink01 interface, enter the following settings, and click OK.
      Setting lax01m01esg01 lax01m01esg02
      Name Uplink01 Uplink01
      Type Uplink Uplink
      Connected To lax01-m01-vds01-uplink01 lax01-m01-vds01-uplink01
      Connectivity Status Connected Connected
      Primary IP Address 172.27.14.2 172.27.14.3
      Subnet Prefix Length 24 24
      MTU 9000 9000
      Send ICMP Redirect Selected Selected
    6. Click the Add icon again to configure the Uplink02 interface, enter the following settings, and click OK.
      Setting lax01m01esg01 lax01m01esg02
      Name Uplink02 Uplink02
      Type Uplink Uplink
      Connected To lax01-m01-vds01-uplink02 lax01-m01-vds01-uplink02
      Connectivity Status Connected Connected
      Primary IP Address 172.27.15.3 172.27.15.2
      Subnet Prefix Length 24 24
      MTU 9000 9000
      Send ICMP Redirect Selected Selected
    7. Click the Add icon a third time to configure the UDLR interface, enter the following settings, click OK, and click Next.
      Setting lax01m01esg01 lax01m01esg02
      Name sfo01m01udlr01 sfo01m01udlr01
      Type Internal Internal
      Connected To Universal Transit Network Universal Transit Network
      Connectivity Status Connected Connected
      Primary IP Address 192.168.10.50 192.168.10.51
      Subnet Prefix Length 24 24
      MTU 9000 9000
      Send ICMP Redirect Selected Selected
    8. On the Default Gateway Settings page, deselect the Configure Default Gateway check box and click Next.
    9. On the Firewall and HA page, click Next.
    10. On the Ready to Complete page, review the configuration settings you entered and click Finish.
  6. Repeat this procedure to configure another NSX edge using the settings for the second NSX Edge device.
  7. Configure DRS affinity rules for the Edge Services Gateways.
    1. Go back to the Home page.
    2. In the Navigator, click Hosts and Clusters and expand the lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local tree control.
    3. Select the lax01-m01-mgmt01 cluster and click the Configure tab.
    4. Under Configuration, click VM/Host Rules.
    5. Click Add.
    6. In the lax01-m01-mgmt01 - Create VM/Host Rule dialog box, enter the following settings and click Add.
      Setting Value
      Name anti-affinity-rule-ecmpedges
      Enable rule Selected
      Type Separate Virtual Machine
    7. In the Add Rule Member dialog box, select the check box next to each of the two, newly deployed NSX ESGs and click OK.
    8. In the lax01-m01-mgmt01 - Create VM/Host Rule dialog box, click OK.