The on-premises end of your L2VPN requires a specially configured standalone NSX Edge appliance called the Autonomous Edge. You must download, install, and configure this appliance and related on-premises vSphere networking before you can create an L2VPN.
Before you can create an L2VPN, you must download and configure a standalone NSX Edge appliance. See Configure Layer 2 VPN Extended Segment. You cannot use your on-premises NSX-T Edge as the client side of an L2VPN that connects to your SDDC.
- Download the standalone NSX Edge.
On the L2VPN page, click AUTONOMOUS EDGE DOWNLOAD to download the autonomous standalone NSX-T Edge as an OVF file.
- See Add an Autonomous Edge as an L2 VPN Client in the NSX-T Data Center Administration Guide for information about how to install and configure the Autonomous Edge in your on-premises vCenter Server.