You can use this workflow to create an NSX Edge. An NSX Edge provides routing services and connectivity to networks that are external to the NSX deployment.


  1. Click the Workflows tab and then navigate to Library > NSX > NSX workflows > Create Edge.
  2. Click the green Start Workflow icon.
  3. Select the NSX Connection object (NSX endpoint). If not set, select the connection from the NSX inventory from the vRO inventory view.
  4. Enter the Edge name.
  5. Enter a description of the Edge.
  6. Enter the datacenter ID.
  7. Enter the tenant.
  8. Enter the Edge vNICs, specifying the NIC index, portgroup and IP address specification.
  9. Enter the Edge appliances, specifying the placement parameters of resource pool, datastore and host.
  10. Click Submit.