To facilitate converting hosts to transport nodes, you configure uplink profiles, a Network I/O Control profile, and an NSX-T Edge cluster profile.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the Compute NSX-T Manager appliance user interface.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://sfo01wnsx01.sfo01.rainpole.local.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

       admin

      Password

       compnsx_admin_password

  2. In the Navigator, click Fabric > Profiles.
  3. Create uplink profiles to define policies for the links between the ESXi hosts and logical switches and between NSX-T Edge nodes and top of rack switches.
    1. On the Profiles page, click the Uplink Profiles tab and click Add.
    2. On the New Uplink Profile page, enter the following values and click Add.

      Name

      Teaming - Teaming Policy

      Teaming - Active Uplinks

      Transport VLAN

      MTU

      esxi-w02-uplink-profile

      Load Balance Source

      uplink-1,uplink-2

      1644

      9000

      sfo01-w-overlay

      Failover Order

      uplink-1

      1649

      9000

      sfo01-w-uplink01

      Failover Order

      uplink-1

      1647

      9000

      sfo01-w-uplink02

      Failover Order

      uplink-1

      1648

      9000

  4. Create a Network I/O Control profile to allocate network bandwidth to system traffic virtual machine traffic in workload domains.
    1. On the Profiles page, click the NIOC Profiles tab and click Add.
    2. On the New NIOC Profile page, enter the following values.

      Setting

      Value

      Name

      sfo01-w-nioc

      Status

      Enabled

    3. Modify the Host Infra Traffic Resource shares to the following values and click Add.

      Traffic Type / Traffic Name

      Shares

      Fault Tolerance (FT) Traffic

      25

      vSphere Replication (VR) Traffic

      25

      iSCSI Traffic

      25

      Management Traffic

      50

      NFS Traffic

      25

      vSphere Data Protection Backup Traffic

      25

      Virtual Machine Traffic

      100

      vMotion Traffic

      25

      vSAN Traffic

      100

  5. Create an NSX-T Edge cluster profile.
    1. On the Profiles page, click the Edge Cluster Profiles tab and click Add.
    2. On the New Edge Cluster Profile page, enter the following values and click Add.

      Setting

      Value

      Name

      sfo01-w-edge-cluster01-profile

      BFD Probe

      1000

      BFD Allowed Hops

      255

      BFD Declare Dead Multiple

      3