Point-to-Site (P2S) VPN on Performance Cloud VMware (NSX-T)



As VMware has discontinued support for NSX-V, new virtual data centers created in the VMware Performance Cloud Platform now use the latest NSX-T networking platform. Unfortunately, VMware has discontinued SSL-VPN functionality with NSX-T. See below for alternatives.

Important Notes

Please note that Sherweb' support for third-party solutions below is very limited.

Point-to-Site (P2S) solutions

Here are few of the possible solutions to continue to use the Point-to-Site (P2S) VPN feature with your cloud environment running on Performance Cloud powered by VMware and the latest NSX platform.

Deploy a Network Virtual Appliance (NVA)

Using a Network Virtual Appliance (NVA) like Fortigate, pfSense, SonicWall in your infrastructure, you can benefit from included features with the virtual appliance. Here is the procedure to deploy a NVA with Performance Cloud VMware (NSX-T).

Deploy OpenVPN using pfSense 

A standalone OpenVPN server using a pfSense virtual machine can be deployed in the cloud environment to add the Point-to-Site (P2S) VPN feature. For more information about deploying this solution in your cloud environment, please see this article.

Deploy WireGuard

Another solution is WireGuard. WireGuard can easily be deployed in a Linux virtual machine to add the Point-to-Site (P2S) tunnel feature to your cloud environment. For more information about deploying WireGuard in your cloud environment, please see this article.