Adding multiple NSX-T Edge nodes to a cluster increases the availability of networking services. An NSX-T Edge cluster is necessary to support the Tier-0 and Tier-1 gateways in the workload domain in VMware Cloud Foundation.


  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. On the Edge clusters tab, click Add.
  5. In the Add edge cluster dialog box, configure the settings and click Add.
    Setting Value
    Name sfo-w-edge-cluster01
    Edge cluster profile sfo-w-edge-cluster01-profile
    Member type Edge Node
    • sfo01wesg01.sfo01.rainpole.local
    • sfo01wesg02.sfo01.rainpole.local
    • sfo02wesg01.sfo01.rainpole.local
    • sfo02wesg02.sfo01.rainpole.local