LAB NSX Configuring L2VPN

LAB NSX Configuring L2VPN

NSX Configuring L2VPN

Task : 

  • Deploy an NSX Edge L2VPN Server on the RegionA01-MGMT01
  • Deploy NSX Edge L2VPN Client on the RegionA01-COMP01 cluster
  • Test the tunnel status to verify a successful configuration.


Open the Google Chrome web browser from the desktop

  1. Click Home icon.
  2. Click Networking & Security.

To create the L2VPN Server service, we must first deploy an NSX Edge Gateway for the service to run on.

  1. Click on NSX Edges.
  2. Click on Green Plus icon.

  1. Enter DClessons-L2VPN-Server for Name.
  2. Click Next.

  1. Enter XXXXXXXXXX for Password.
  2. Enter XXXXXXXXXX for Confirm password.
  3. Check Enable SSH access.
  4. Click Next.
  5. Click the Green Plus icon.
  6. Select RegionA01-MGMT01 for Cluster/Resource Pool.
  7. Select RegionA01-ISCSI01-COMP01 for Datastore.
  8. Select esx-05a.corp.local for Host.
  9. Click OK. | Click Next

  1. Click Green Plus icon.
  2. Enter DClessons-L2VPN-Uplink for Name.
  3. Select Uplink for Type.
  4. Click the Green Plus icon.
  5. Enter for Primary IP Address.
  6. Enter 29 for Subnet Prefix Length.
  7. Click the Select link to the right of Connected To. Click the radio button to the left of Transit_Network_01 (5005) to select it.
  8. Click OK | Click OK.

  1. Click Next.
  2. Enter for the Gateway IP.
  3. Click Next.

  1. Check Configure Firewall default policy.
  2. Select Accept for Default Traffic Policy.
  3. Click Next.

Click Finish

 Preparing DClessons-L2VPN-Server NSX Edge for L2VPN Connections

Before we configure the newly deployed NSX Edge for L2VPN connections, we need to complete the following steps:


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