The NSX Edge Services Gateway (ESG) offers a feature-rich set of services that include NAT, routing, firewall, load balancing, L2/L3 VPN, and DHCP/DNS relay. NSX API allows each of these services to be deployed, configured, and consumed on-demand. You can install the NSX Edge as an ESG or as a DLR.
The Edge Services Gateway is deployed as a virtual machine from the NSX manager, which is accessed using the vSphere web client. Four different form factors are offered for different-sized environments. It is important that you factor in enough resources for the appropriate Edge Services Gateway when building your environment.
Edge Services Gateway can be deployed in different sizes. The following are the available size options for Edge Services Gateway appliances:
- X-Large: The X-large form factor is suitable for high-performance firewalls, load balancer, and routing, or a combination of...