Adding multiple NSX-T Edge nodes to a cluster increases the availability of networking services. An NSX-T Edge cluster is necessary to support the Tier-0 and Tier-1 gateways in the workload domain.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the user interface of NSX-T Manager.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://sfo01wnsx01.sfo01.rainpole.local.
    2. Log in by using the following credentials.
      Setting Value
      User name  admin
      Password  compnsx_admin_password
  2. On the main navigation bar, click System.
  3. In the navigation pane, select Fabric > Nodes.
  4. On the Edge Clusters tab, click Add.
  5. In the Add Edge Cluster dialog box, configure the following settings.

    Setting

    Value

    Name

    sfo01-w-edge-cluster01

    Edge Cluster Profile

    sfo01-w-edge-cluster01-profile

  6. From the Member Type drop-down menu, select Edge Node.
  7. Move the sfo01wesg01.sfo01.rainpole.local and sfo01wesg02.sfo01.rainpole.local nodes the Selected list.
  8. Click OK and click Add.