To ensure that the two NSX-Т Edge appliances run on different ESXi hosts, create a DRS VM-host anti-affinity rule. If a failure occurs on one of the hosts, the appliance on the other host continues providing routing services.


  1. Log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local/ui.
    2. Log in by using the following credentials.
      Setting Value
      User name administrator@vsphere.local
      Password vsphere_admin_password
  2. In the Hosts and Clusters inventory, expand the sfo01w02vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local tree and expand the sfo01-w02dc tree.
  3. Select the sfo01-w02-shared01 cluster and click the Configure tab.
  4. Under Configuration, select VM/Host Rules and click Add.
  5. In the  sfo01-w02-shared01- Create VM/Host Rule dialog box, enter the following settings and click Add.





    Enable rule



    Separate Virtual Machines

  6. In the Add Rule Member dialog box, select the check boxes next to sfo01wesg01 and sfo01wesg02, and click OK.
  7. In the  sfo01-w02-shared01- Create VM/Host Rule dialog box, click OK.