To ensure that at least one NSX Edge is always available, create an NSX Edge cluster.


  1. Log in to the NSX Manager.
  2. Select System > Fabric > Nodes > Edge Clusters > Add.
  3. Enter the NSX Edge cluster name.
    For example, EDGE-CLUSTER.
  4. Select the default NSX Edge cluster profile from the drop-down menu.
    Select nsx-default-edge-high-availability-profile.
  5. In Member Type drop-down menu, select the Edge Node.
  6. From the Available column, select the NSX Edge VMs previously created, and click the right-arrow to move them to the Selected column.
  7. For example, nsx-edge-1 and nsx-edge-2.
  8. Click Save.