This is a series of posts describing the setup of VMware NSX with the Distributed Logical Router (DLR) connected to an Edge Services Gateway (ESG) configured with OSPF. The DLR has two VMs connected and the ESG has a connection to the Internet. You can build this in the HOL or your home lab.
Update: The term “LDR” has been corrected to “DLR”.
This is a five part series describing the steps to deploy DLR and ESG with OSPF:
This configuration is the most simple that you can have, whilst having all of the components of NSX deployed. The idea is to see dynamic routing with logical switches in action for the first time.
This configuration uses the following NSX features:
Configure IP Pools
IP Pools are required to build the NSX Controller and VXLAN Networking (part of Host Preparation).
Logical Network Preparation