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Manage a VPN Gateway

Last Updated: Apr 11, 2018

Create a VPN Gateway

Create a VPN Gateway to enable SSL-VPN and IPsec-VPN connectivity. After a VPN Gateway is created, a public IP is allocated to it.

Follow these steps to create a VPN Gateway:

  1. Log on to the VPC console.

  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click VPN > VPN Gateways.

  3. On the VPN Gateways page, click Create VPN Gateway.

  4. Configure the VPN Gateway according to the following information, and click Buy Now.

    ConfigurationDescription
    Region

    Select the region of the VPN Gateway.

    If you want to use IPsec-VPN to connect a VPC to a local data center or other VPCs, make sure that the VPN Gateway and the VPC are in the same region.

    VPC Select the VPC associated with the VPN Gateway.
    Peak Bandwidth Select the Internet bandwidth of the VPN Gateway.
    IPsec-VPN

    Enable IPsec-VPN.

    With IPsec-VPN enabled, you can create a site-to-site connection over the IPsec tunnel to connect a local data center to a VPC, or connect two VPCs.

    SSL-VPN

    Enable SSL-VPN.

    With SSL-VPN enabled, you can create a point-to-site connection. The client can directly access the VPC from a remote location without configuring a client gateway.

    Purchase Duration Select the purchase duration.
    Auto renew

    Select whether to enable auto renew:

    • If VPN Gateway is billed monthly, renewal cycle is month.

    • If VPN Gateway is billed yearly, the auto renewal cycle is year.

Edit a VPN Gateway

Follow these steps to edit the name and description of a VPN Gateway:

  1. Log on to the VPC console.

  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click VPN > VPN Gateways.

  3. On the VPN Gateways page, select the region of the VPN Gateway.

  4. Click Edit in the Actions column of the target VPN Gateway.

Renew a VPN Gateway

To avoid any adverse impact on your services caused by an overdue VPN Gateway, renew your VPN Gateway on a timely basis.

Follow these steps to renew a VPN Gateway:

  1. Log on to the VPC console.

  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click VPN > VPN Gateways.

  3. On the VPN Gateways page, select the region of the VPN Gateway.

  4. Click Renew in the Actions column of the target VPN Gateway.

  5. On the Renew page, select the renewal duration and complete the payment process.

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