Deploy a load balancer for use by the management applications connected to the application virtual network Mgmt-xRegion01-VXLAN after their failover to Region B.

Procedure

  1. In a Web browser, log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Client.
    Settings Value
    URL https://lax01m01vc01.lax01.rainpole.local/ui
    User name administrator@vsphere.local
    Password vsphere_admin_password
  2. In the Networking and security inventory, click NSX Edges.
  3. From the NSX Manager drop-down menu, select 172.17.11.65
  4. Click Add and select Edge Services Gateway.
    The New Edge Services Gatway wizard opens.
  5. On the Basic details page, configure the settings and click Next.
    Setting Value
    Name lax01m01lb01
    Deploy Edge Appliance VM Selected
    High Availability Selected
  6. On the Settings page, configure the settings, and click Next.
    Setting Value
    User name admin
    Password edge_admin_password
    SSH access Enabled
    FIPS mode Disabled
    Auto rule generation Enabled
    Edge Control Level logging INFO
  7. On the Deployment configuration page, add two NSX Edge appliances with the following configuration, and click Next.
    Setting Value
    Data center lax01-m01dc
    Appliance size Large
    • vCPUs 2
    • Memory 1GB
    Cluster / Resource pool lax01-m01-mgmt01
    Datastore lax01-m01-vsan01
    Folder Networking VMs
    Resource reservation System managed
  8. On the Interface page, click Add, configure the settings, click OK, and click Next.
    Setting Value
    Name mgmt-vnic-vrealize-edge
    Type Internal
    Connected to Mgmt-xRegion01-VXLAN
    Connectivity status Connected
    Primary IP address Same as sfo01m01lb01 in Region A
    Secondary IP address Same as sfo01m01lb01 in Region A
    Subnet prefix length Same as sfo01m01lb01 in Region A
    MTU 9000
    Send ICMP Redirect Selected
  9. On the Default gateway page, enter 192.168.11.1 for Gateway IP and click Next.
  10. On the Firewall default policy page, configure the settings and click Next.
    Setting Value
    Firewall default policy Enabled
    Default traffic policy Allow
    Logging Disabled
  11. On the High availability page, configure the settings and click Next.
    Setting Value
    vNIC any
    Declare dead time 15
    HA Logging Enabled
    Log level Info
  12. On the Review page, review the configuration settings you entered and click Finish.