After you deploy the NSX-T Edge nodes and join them to the management plane, to connect the nodes to the workload domain, add them to the transport zones for uplink and overlay traffic, and configure the N-VDS switches on each edge node.

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 > Edge Transport Nodes.
  4. Select the sfo01wesg01 edge node and click Configure NSX.
  5. Under Edit Transport Node - sfo01wesg01, click the General tab.
  6. Under Transport Zones, move the following transport zones to the Selected list and click Add.

    Setting

    Value for sfo01wesg01

    Value for sfo01wesg02

    Transport Zones

    sfo01-w-uplink01(VLAN)

    sfo01-w-uplink01(VLAN)

    sfo01-w-uplink02(VLAN)

    sfo01-w-uplink02(VLAN)

    sfo01-w-overlay(Overlay)

    sfo01-w-overlay(Overlay)

  7. Under Edit Transport Node - sfo01wesg01, click the N-VDS tab.
  8. Under New Node Switch, enter the following values.

    Setting

    Value for sfo01wesg01

    Value for sfo01wesg02

    Edge Switch Name

    sfo01-w-nvds01

    sfo01-w-nvds01

    Uplink Profile

    sfo01-w-overlay-profile

    sfo01-w-overlay-profile

    IP Assignment

    Use Static IP List

    Use Static IP List

    Static IP List

    172.16.49.21

    172.16.49.22

    Gateway

    172.16.49.253

    172.16.49.253

    Subnet Mask

    255.255.255.0

    255.255.255.0

    Virtual NICs

    fp-eth0

    uplink-1

    fp-eth0

    uplink-1

  9. Click Add N-VDS, enter the following values.

    Setting

    Value for sfo01wesg01

    Value for sfo01wesg02

    Edge Switch Name

    sfo01-w-nvds01-uplink01

    sfo01-w-nvds01-uplink01

    Uplink Profile

    sfo01-w-uplink01-profile

    sfo01-w-uplink01-profile

    IP Assignment

    Greyed Out

    Greyed Out

    Virtual NICs

    fp-eth1

    uplink-1

    fp-eth1

    uplink-1

  10. Click Add N-VDS, enter the following values, and click Save.

    Setting

    Value for sfo01wesg01

    Value for sfo01wesg02

    Edge Switch Name

    sfo01-w-nvds01-uplink02

    sfo01-w-nvds01-uplink02

    Uplink Profile

    sfo01-w-uplink02-profile

    sfo01-w-uplink02-profile

    IP Assignment

    Greyed Out

    Greyed Out

    Virtual NICs

    fp-eth2

    uplink-1

    fp-eth2

    uplink-1

  11. Repeat the step on sfo01wesg02.

Results

The edge transport nodes have the following configuration:

Setting

Value for sfo01wesg01

Value for sfo01wesg02

Edge

sfo01wesg01

sfo01wesg02

Management IP

172.16.41.21

172.16.41.22

Configuration State

Success

Success

Node Status

Up

Up

Transport Zones

  • sfo01-w-overlay
  • sfo01-w-uplink01
  • sfo01-w-uplink02
  • sfo01-w-overlay
  • sfo01-w-uplink01
  • sfo01-w-uplink02

N-VDS

3

3