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VMware NSX Cookbook by Tony Sangha, Bayu Wibowo

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Deploying an NSX Edge Load Balancer

The following steps detail how to configure an ESG for load balancing:

  1. Log in to the vSphere Web Client via a web browser.
  2. Navigate to Networking & Security.

 

  1. Select NSX Edges, and click the Add button.
  2. Configure the new edge with the configuration as per the following screenshot:
  1. For Username and Password, use something unique and secure. For the purposes of this recipe, we will use the following configuration:
  • User Name: admin
  • Password: VMware1!VMware1!
  • Enable SSH access
  • Enable auto rule generation:
  1. Select the Cluster/Resource Pool and Datastore as per the following screenshot:
  1. Select the ...

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