To provide tenant workloads with routing services and connectivity to networks that are external to the workload domain, deploy two NSX-T Edge nodes.

Table 1. NSX-T Edge Nodes

Setting

Value for sfo01wesg01

Value for sfo01wesg02

Name

sfo01wesg01

sfo01wesg02

Port Groups

sfo01-w-nvds01-management

sfo01-w-nvds01-management

Primary IP Address

172.16.41.21

172.16.41.22

Procedure

  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. Expand the sfo01-w02-shared01 cluster.
  4. Right-click the sfo01-w02rp-sddc-edge resource pool and select Deploy OVF Template.
  5. On the Deploy OVF Template page, navigate to the .ova file of the NSX-T Edge appliance and click Next
  6. On the Select name and location page, enter the following settings and click Next.

    Setting

    Value

    Name

    sfo01wesg01

    Folder or data center

    sfo01-w02fd-nsx

  7. On the Select a resource page, select the sfo01-w02rp-sddc-edge resource pool and click Next.
  8. On the Select storage page, select the shared_edge_datastore and click Next.
  9. On the Select networks page enter the following and click Next.

    Source Network

    Destination Network

    Network 3

    sfo01-w-nvds01-uplink02

    Network 2

    sfo01-w-nvds01-uplink01

    Network 1

    sfo01-w-overlay

    Network 0

    sfo01-w-nvds01-management

  10. On the Customize template page, expand the setting groups, enter the following settings, and click Next.

    Setting

    Value

    System Root User Password / Confirm Password

    nsx_edge_root_password

    CLI "admin" User Password / Confirm Password

    nsx_edge_admin_password

    CLI "audit" User Password / Confirm Password

    nsx_edge_admin_password

    Setting

    Value

    Hostname

    sfo01wesg01.sfo01.rainpole.local

    Default IPv4 Gateway

    172.16.41.253

    Management Network IPv4 Address

    172.16.41.21

    Management Network Netmask

    255.255.255.0

    Setting

    Value

    DNS Server List

    172.16.11.5 172.16.11.4

    Domain Search List

    sfo01.rainpole.local

    NTP Server List

    ntp.sfo01.rainpole.local

    Enable SSH

    Selected

    Allow root SSH login

    Deselected

  11. On the Ready to complete page, click Finish.
  12. After the deployment finishes, power on the NSX-T Edge appliance.
    1. In the VMs and Templates inventory, expand the sfo01w02vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local tree.
    2. Expand the sfo01-w02fd-nsx folder, right-click the sfo01wesg01 virtual machine, and select Power > Power On.
  13. Repeat this procedure to deploy the sfo01wesg02 NSX-T Edge appliance.