Configure the edge gateway to connect to one or more physical networks.

Procedure

  1. Select a gateway configuration for the edge gateway.

    Option

    Description

    Compact

    Requires less memory and compute resources.

    Full

    Provides increased capacity and performance. Full and Full-4 configurations provide identical security functions.

    Full-4

    Provides increased capacity and performance. Full and Full-4 configurations provide identical security functions. ESXi must have at least 8 vCPU available to deploy a Full-4 edge gateway with high availability enabled .

  2. (Optional) Select Enable High Availability to enable high availability on the edge gateway.
  3. (Optional) Select Configure IP Settings to manually configure the external interface's IP address.
  4. (Optional) Select Sub-Allocate IP Pools to allocate a set of IP addresses for gateway services to use.
  5. (Optional) Select Configure Rate Limits to choose the inbound and outbound rate limits for each externally connected interface.
  6. Click Next.