The VMC Console provides status and statistics for IPSec VPNs and L2VPN segments.


  1. Log in to the VMC Console at
  2. Select Networking & Security > VPN.
  3. Click either Route Based, Policy Based, or Layer 2.
    You can retrieve status and statistics for any tunnel that is up.
    Operation Icon
    Click the Information icon to display a Status Detail message that provides more information about channel (IKE Phase 1 negotiation) and tunnel status. For a VPN with a Status of Disconnected, the Status Detail tab displays any relevant log messages. You can use these messages in conjunction with the Tunnel Statistics and Error Counts to help understand channel or tunnel failures.
    Click the Refresh icon to refresh tunnel statistics. All VPN statistics are reset to 0 when the tunnel is disabled or re-enabled.

What to do next

For more information about troubleshooting VPN connection issues, see Troubleshooting Virtual Private Networks (VPN) in the NSX Data Center for vSphere documentation and also the NSX-T Data Center Troubleshooting Guide.