Prerequisites for Aviatrix Secure Edge Deployment for On-Premises

The following are the prerequisites to deploy an Aviatrix Edge Gateway for on-premises on the Aviatrix Edge platform.

1. Procure the Edge Hardware

If you do not already have your edge hardware, you need to evaluate the hardware that you require for your edge computing and procure the hardware. Contact your Aviatrix account manager for the hardware you may require.

For a list of Aviatrix supported hardware appliances, see Aviatrix Secure Edge - Hardware Specifications.

2. Obtain the Hardware Serial Number

To register edge hardware with the Aviatrix Edge platform, you will be required to provide the hardware serial number. Obtain the serial numbers for your edge hardware.

3. Onboard the Aviatrix Edge Platform Account

You need to set up an Aviatrix Edge Platform Account, before you can onboard and register the edge hardware appliance with the Aviatrix Controller.

To set up the platform account, see Setting up Accounts for Edge Platforms.

4. Onboard the Edge Hardware

You must onboard and register the edge hardware appliance with the Aviatrix Controller, before you can deploy an Edge Gateway on the edge hardware.

5. Obtain Edge Gateway Interface Configurations

You will need to provide the following information during Edge Gateway creation to configure your Edge Gateway interfaces.

Setting Description

WAN Interface IP/Mask

The WAN IP address.

WAN Default Gateway

The Default Gateway IP address for the WAN interface.

LAN Interface IP/Mask

The LAN IP address.

LAN Default Gateway

The Default Gateway IP address for the LAN interface.

Management Interface IP/Mask

The Management IP address.

Not required for DHCP.

Management Default Gateway

The Default Gateway IP address for the Management interface.

Not required for DHCP.

Management Egress IP

The Management Egress IP address to be allowed in the Controller Security Group.

Primary DNS Server

The Primary DNS server IP address.

Not required for DHCP.

Secondary DNS Server

The Secondary DNS server IP address.

Not required for DHCP.

VRRP

The VRRP IP address.

Not required if not using VRRP.

VRRP can be configured only if HA gateway is configured.

VLAN ID

The VLAN ID for each VLAN segment.

VLAN IP

The VLAN IP address for each VLAN segment.

VLAN Default Gateway

The Default Gateway IP address for each VLAN segment.

6. Provide Network Access

You must provide the network port access for the Edge Gateway to communicate with the Aviatrix Controller, Aviatrix CoPilot, and the Aviatrix Transit Gateway.

Refer to Aviatrix Edge Gateway Ports and Protocols for the network access requirements.