The Tier-0 gateway in the NSX-T Edge cluster provides a gateway service between the logical and physical network. The NSX-T Edge cluster can back multiple Tier-0 gateways.

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. Create the Tier-0 gateway.
    1. On the main navigation bar, click Networking.
    2. Select Tier-0 Gateways and click Add Tier-0 Gateway.
    3. Enter the following values and click Save.

      Setting

      Value

      Name

      sfo01-w-tier-0-01

      High Availability Mode

      Edge Cluster

      sfo01-w-edge-cluster01

  3. Confirm that you want to continue configuring the Tier-0 gateway.
  4. Configure route redistribution.
    1. Expand Route Re-Distribution and click Set.
    2. Select all sources and click Apply.
  5. Add the uplink interfaces to the NSX-T Edge nodes.
    1. Expand Interfaces and click Set.
    2. In the Set Interfaces dialog box, click Add Interface and enter the settings of the uplink interface.

      Name

      Type

      IP Address / Mask

      Connected To (Segment)

      Edge Node

      MTU

      sfo01wesg01-Uplink01

      External

      172.16.47.2/24

      sfo01-w-uplink01

      sfo01wesg01

      9000

      sfo01wesg02-Uplink02

      External

      172.16.48.3/24

      sfo01-w-uplink02

      sfo01wesg02

      9000

    3. Click Save.
    4. Repeat this step for the other interfaces and click Close.
  6. Configure BGP.
    1. Expand BGP, enter the following settings, and click Save.

      Setting

      Value

      Local AS

      65000

      BGP

      On

      Graceful Restart

      Off

      Inter SR iBGP

      On

      ECMP

      Multipath Relax

    2. Click Set for BGP Neighbors.
    3. In the Set BGP Neighbors dialog box, click Add BGP Neighbor and enter the following settings for the first Layer 3 device.

      IP Address

      BFD

      Remote AS

      Hold Down Time

      Keep Alive Time

      Password

      172.16.47.1

      Disabled

      65001

      12

      4

      bgp_password

      172.16.48.1

      Disabled

      65001

      12

      4

      bgp_password

      Note:

      Enable BFD if the network supports and is configured for BFD.

    4. Repeat for the other neighbor, click Save and click Close.
  7. Click Close Editing.
  8. Generate a BGP summary for the Tier-0 gateway.
    1. In the main navigation bar, click Advanced Networking & Security.
    2. Select Routers and select sfo01-w-tier-0-01.
    3. Select Actions > Generate BGP Summary.
    4. Verify the Connection Status of each transport node is Established.