In VMware Cloud Foundation, after you deploy the NSX-T Edge appliances in the NSX-T workload domain cluster, to connect them to the NSX-T Manager cluster, join them to the management plane.

Table 1. NSX Edge Nodes
Setting Value for sfo01wesg01 Value for sfo01wesg02 Value for sfo02wesg01 Value for sfo02wesg02
Name sfo01wesg01 sfo01wesg02 sfo02wesg01 sfo02wesg02
Primary IP Address


  1. Log in to the first NSX-T Manager node by using Secure Shell (SSH) client.
    Setting Value
    FQDN sfo01wnsx01a.sfo01.rainpole.local
    User name admin
    Password nsx_admin_password
  2. Retrieve the thumbprint ID of the certificate for the NSX-T Manager cluster by running and copying the output from the following command.
    get certificate cluster thumbprint
  3. Log in to the first NSX-T Edge node by using Secure Shell (SSH) client.
    Setting Value
    FQDN sfo01wesg01.sfo01.rainpole.local
    User name admin
    Password edge_admin_password
  4. Join the NSX-T Edge node to the management plane by running the following command.
    join management-plane sfo01wnsx01.sfo01.rainpole.local thumbprint thumbprint_id username admin
  5. Enter the password for the admin account.
  6. Repeat 3 to Step 5 for the remaining NSX-T Edge appliances.