To deploy an NSX Edge logical router, let's perform the following set of steps:
- Go to
Networking & Security|
- Select the appropriate NSX manager and click the
Logical (Distributed) Router. You cannot use a universal logical router to configure bridging:
Enable High Availabilityto ensure uptime during a downtime scenario. Ensure the other hosts participating in NSX Edge HA have physical VLAN connectivity to allow for L2 bridging. Click
- Enter the
adminpassword and set the logging level.
Enabling Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) is optional, and by FIPS mode is disabled. When you enable FIPS mode, any secure communication to or from the NSX Edge uses cryptographic algorithms or protocols that are allowed by FIPS.
- Select the
Datacenterand click the
+icon to specify the resource pool and datastore this appliance needs to be deployed on:
- Next, we configure the HA interface configuration...