Configuring the internal network for IsilonSD Edge

In the case of IsilonSD Edge, internal communications and data transfer between the IsilonSD nodes take place through the Ethernet switch.

You must isolate the internal network and ideally route it through a dedicated virtual LAN or physical switch. You can configure LACP or a port channel group to improve the network reliability and to increase the inter-cluster traffic throughput.

For the internal IP address range, you must specify one IP address per IsilonSD node. The IP addresses that you configure for the nodes must be contiguous.

For the internal network failover, IsilonSD Edge depends on the network failover and load balancing policies that are supported by VMware vSphere. You do not need to configure the int-b/failover network.

For more information on the networking requirements, see the IsilonSD Edge Installation and Administration Guide.