This section describes the required software requirements and components to optimize connectivity between VMware Cloud on AWS and VMware enabled branches.

  • VMware SD-WAN
    • Software version 3.3.2 or higher
    • “Non-VeloCloud-Site” (NVS) Policy-Based IPsec IKEv1
    • “Edge Profile” configured for Edges
    • SD-WAN Edges appliance with clients connected on LAN or WLAN
    • Gateway address which can be procured at the time of configuring the NVS. Note: Private IP of Gateway is also needed (in this release, this IP is hidden from the UI and the network administrator must contact VMware SD-WAN support for this IP)
    • Traffic selection for subnets to be encrypted over tunnel
    • Client connected to a LAN-side Subnet of the SD-WAN Edges
  • VMware Cloud on AWS
    • Software Version SDDC M10v2 or higher
    • Logical network in the form of a segment with a subnet
    • VMware Cloud Public IP
    • Policy-based IPSec IKEv1 VPN
    • Traffic selection for subnets to be encrypted over tunnel
    • Client VMs connected to a segment within VMware Cloud on AWS that is designated as traffic for IPSec encryption