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

You repeat this procedure to configure all four NSX-T edge transport nodes.
Setting Value for sfo01wesg01 Value for sfo01wesg02 Value for sfo02wesg01 Value for sfo02wesg02
Management IP address 172.16.41.21 172.16.41.22 172.16.61.21 172.16.61.22
Transport zones
  • sfo-w-overlay
  • sfo-w-uplink01
  • sfo-w-uplink02
  • sfo-w-overlay
  • sfo-w-uplink01
  • sfo-w-uplink02
  • sfo-w-overlay
  • sfo-w-uplink01
  • sfo-w-uplink02
  • sfo-w-overlay
  • sfo-w-uplink01
  • sfo-w-uplink02
N-VDS 3 3 3 3

Procedure

  1. In a Web browser, log in to the user interface of NSX-T Manager.
    Setting Value
    URL https://sfo01wnsx01.sfo01.rainpole.local
    User name admin
    Password nsx_admin_password
  2. On the main navigation bar, click System.
  3. In the navigation pane, select Fabric > Nodes.
  4. Click the Edge Transport Nodes tab.
  5. Select the sfo01wesg01 edge node and click Configure NSX.
  6. On the Edit transport node - sfo01wesg01 dialog box, click the General tab.
  7. In the Transport zones section, move the transport zones to the Selected list and click Add.
    Setting Value for sfo01wesg01 Value for sfo01wesg02 Value for sfo02wesg01 Value for sfo02wesg02
    Transport Zones sfo-w-uplink01(VLAN) sfo-w-uplink01(VLAN) sfo-w-uplink01(VLAN) sfo-w-uplink01(VLAN)
    sfo-w-uplink02(VLAN) sfo-w-uplink02(VLAN) sfo-w-uplink02(VLAN) sfo-w-uplink02(VLAN)
    sfo-w-overlay(Overlay) sfo-w-overlay(Overlay) sfo-w-overlay(Overlay) sfo-w-overlay(Overlay)
  8. In the Edit transport node - sfo01wesg01 dialog box, click the N-VDS tab.
  9. In the New node switch, configure the settings.
    Setting Value for sfo01wesg01 Value for sfo01wesg02 Value for sfo02wesg01 Value for sfo02wesg02
    Edge Switch Name sfo-w-nvds01 sfo-w-nvds01 sfo-w-nvds01 sfo-w-nvds01
    Uplink Profile sfo01-w-overlay-profile sfo01-w-overlay-profile sfo02-w-overlay-profile sfo02-w-overlay-profile
    IP Assignment Use Static IP List Use Static IP List Use Static IP List Use Static IP List
    Static IP List 172.16.49.21 172.16.49.22 172.16.69.21 172.16.69.22
    Gateway 172.16.49.253 172.16.49.253 172.16.69.253 172.16.69.253
    Subnet Mask 255.255.255.0 255.255.255.0 255.255.255.0 255.255.255.0
    Virtual NICs: fp-eth0 uplink-1 uplink-1 uplink-1 uplink-1
  10. Click Add N-VDS, in the New node switch section configure the settings for the Uplink-1 transport nodes.
    Setting Value for sfo01wesg01 Value for sfo01wesg02 Value for sfo02wesg01 Value for sfo02wesg02
    Edge Switch Name sfo01-w-nvds01-uplink01 sfo01-w-nvds01-uplink01 sfo02-w-nvds01-uplink01 sfo02-w-nvds01-uplink01
    Uplink Profile sfo01-w-uplink01-profile sfo01-w-uplink01-profile sfo02-w-uplink01-profile sfo02-w-uplink01-profile
    IP Assignment - - - -
    Virtual NICs: fp-eth1 uplink-1 uplink-1 uplink-1 uplink-1
  11. Click Add N-VDS, in the New node switch section configure the settings for the Uplink-2 transport nodes, and click Save.
    Setting Value for sfo01wesg01 Value for sfo01wesg02 Value for sfo02wesg01 Value for sfo02wesg02
    Edge Switch Name sfo01-w-nvds01-uplink02 sfo01-w-nvds01-uplink02 sfo02-w-nvds01-uplink02 sfo02-w-nvds01-uplink02
    Uplink Profile sfo01-w-uplink02-profile sfo01-w-uplink02-profile sfo02-w-uplink02-profile sfo02-w-uplink02-profile
    IP Assignment - - - -
    Virtual NICs: fp-eth2 uplink-2 uplink-2 uplink-2 uplink-2
  12. Repeat this procedure to configure the other NSX-T Edge nodes.