Objective 6.2: Configure and Manage Logical Virtual Private Networks (VPN)


  • IPSec Tunnels
  • Admin Guide p196
    • 1 Log in to the vSphere Web Client.
    • 2 Click Networking & Security and then click NSX Edges.
    • 3 Double-click an NSX Edge.
    • 4 Click the Manage tab and then click the VPN tab.
    • 5 Click IPSec VPN. 6 Click Enable.


  • L2 VPN
    • NSX edge can provide L2 VPN that can in turn make a connection between data centers or cloud providers
      • 1 In the L2 VPN tab, select Server and click Change.
      • 2 In Listener IP, type the primary or secondary IP address of an external interface of the NSX Edge.
      • 3 The default port for the L2 VPN service is 443. Edit this if required.
      • 4 Select the encryption algorithm for communication between the server and the client.
      • 5 Select the certificate to be bound to SSL VPN server.
      • 6 Click OK.
    • Design Guide p98






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