You must enable the L2 VPN service on the L2 VPN client (source NSX Edge).
- For the source NSX Edge, navigate to .
- In L2VPN Service Configuration, click Enable.
What to do next
Create NAT or firewall rule on the internet facing firewall side to enable the client and server to connect to each other.
If a trunk vNic backed by standard portgroup is being stretched, enable L2 VPN traffic manually by the following steps:
Set Promiscuous mode to Accept.
Set Forged Transmits to Accept.
For more information, see ESXi and vCenter Server 5.5 Documentation.