When at least one IPsec VPN connection is configured, you can enable the IPsec VPN service on the edge gateway using the vCloud Director tenant portal.


Verify that at least one IPsec VPN connection is configured for this edge gateway. See the steps described in Configure the IPsec VPN Site Connections for the Edge Gateway.

Open the tenant portal and navigate to the IPsec VPN screen. See Navigate to the IPsec VPN Screen in the Tenant Portal.


  1. On the tenant portal's IPsec VPN tab, click Activation Status.
  2. Turn on the IPsec VPN Service Status toggle.
  3. Click Save changes.


The edge gateway's IPsec VPN service is active.