NSX Edge services gateway offers DNS and DHCP services. Let's look at configuring these services in the NSX Edge gateway.
NSX allows for one-to-one static NAT IP address allocation and IP address pooling. When the DHCP service is set up, it listens to any DHCP discovery requests on the internal interfaces and responds:
- Go to
Networking & Security|
NSX Edges, and double click an NSX Edge, and navigate to
- Click the
+icon to add a new pool:
DNSallows you to configure the DNS for every DHCP binding automatically.
Expiresbinds the IP to the MAC address forever.
- Enter the
Start IPand the
IP. Fill in the rest of the form with applicable values and click
- Now that a pool has been added, let's go ahead and enable the DHCP service.
- Click on
Changes. You can also enable logging by selecting
loggingand setting the appropriate log level.