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


  1. Select an edge gateway configuration based on your system resources.




    Requires less memory and compute resources.


    Provides increased capacity and performance than with the Compact option. Large and X-Large configurations provide identical security functions.


    Suited for environments that have a load balancer with large numbers of concurrent sessions.

    Quad Large

    Recommended for high throughput and requires a high connection rate.

    For more information on system requirements for deploying an edge gateway, see System Requirements for NSX in the NSX Administration Guide.

  2. (Optional) Select Enable High Availability to enable automatic failover to a backup 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.