Specifications

NS-peering cluster and the Production01 cluster configuration values are compared.

The following table summarizes the VMware NSX-T Data Center edge cluster specifications:

Specification Edge VMs NS-peering cluster Edge VMs Production01 cluster
Quantity Two or four VMs active/active with ECMP Two or four VMs active/active with ECMP
Location Physical edge host cluster Physical edge host cluster
Hardware Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers
Size

Medium

4 vCPUs

8 GB RAM

200 GB disk

Large

8 vCPUs

32 GB RAM

200 GB disk

Network Four VMNIC interfaces:
  • Appliance management on the esx_mgmt VLAN
  • Transport (East-West/TEP) traffic on the Overlay VLAN
  • Fabric A edge (North-South) traffic on the Uplink1 VLAN, plus any VRF Uplink 1 VLANs
  • Fabric B edge (North-South) traffic on the Uplink2 VLAN, plus any VRF Uplink 2 VLANs
Four VMNIC interfaces:
  • Appliance management on the esx_mgmt VLAN
  • Transport (East-West/TEP) traffic on the Overlay VLAN
  • Fabric A edge (North-South) traffic on the Uplink1 VLAN, plus any VRF Uplink 1 VLANs
  • Fabric B edge (North-South) traffic on the Uplink2 VLAN, plus any VRF Uplink 2 VLANs
Availability VMware HA or DRS in partially automated mode VMware HA or DRS in partially automated mode
Distribution Affinity rules are enabled to place the edge VMs to match the layout in the preceding figure. Affinity rules are enabled to place the edge VMs to match the layout in the preceding figure.