The L2 VPN client is the destination NSX Edge.

The internal IP address assigned to the L2 VPN server and client must be different. They can be on the same subnet.

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Log in to the vSphere Web Client.

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Click Networking & Security and then click NSX Edges.

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Double-click an NSX Edge.

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Click the Manage tab and then click the VPN tab.

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Click L2 VPN, select Client, and click Change.

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Expand Client Details and type the server address to which the VPN is to be connected. The address can be the host name or IP address.

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If required, edit the default port to which the VPN is to be connected.

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Select the internal interface on the NSX Edge to be stretched. The interface must be connected to a dv port group or logical switch.

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Type a description.

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Expand User Details and type the same user credentials as specified on the L2 VPN server.

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If the client NSX Edge does not have direct access to the internet and needs to reach the source (server) NSX Edge via a proxy server, expand Proxy Settings.

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To enable only secure proxy connections, select Enable Secure Proxy.

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Type the proxy server address, port, user name, and password.

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Do one of the following.

To enable server certificate validation, select Validate Server Certificate and select the appropriate certificate.

To disable server certificate validation, un-select Validate Server Certificate.

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Click OK.