You can create a VPN tunnel between an organization virtual datacenter network and a remote network.

About this task

System administrators and organization administrators can create VPN tunnels.

If a firewall is between the tunnel endpoints, you must configure it to allow the following IP protocols and UDP ports:

  • IP Protocol ID 50 (ESP)

  • IP Protocol ID 51 (AH)

  • UDP Port 500 (IKE)

  • UDP Port 4500

Prerequisites

Verify that you have a routed organization virtual datacenter network and a routed remote network that uses IPSec.

Procedure

  1. Click the Manage & Monitor tab and click Organization VDCs in the left pane.
  2. Double-click the organization virtual datacenter name to open the organization virtual datacenter.
  3. Click the Org VDC Networks tab, right-click the organization virtual datacenter network name and select Configure Services.
  4. Click the VPN tab and click Add.
  5. Type a name and optional description.
  6. Select a remote network from the drop-down menu.
  7. Type the peer settings.

    See VMware Knowledge Base article https://kb.vmware.com/kb/2051370.

  8. Review the tunnel settings and click OK.

Results

vCloud Director configures the organization peer network endpoint.

What to do next

Manually configure the remote peer network endpoint.