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If you are an upgraded user, then any L2L VPN tunnel that you created in Generation 3 (my.armor.com) will not be displayed in the Armor Management Portal (AMP). If you need to modify a Generation 3 L2L VPN tunnel, please contact Armor Support via a support ticket.

Any L2L VPN tunnel that you create in AMP will be visible and configurable in AMP.

To fully use this screen, you must have the following permissions assigned to your account:

  • Read Network L2L 
  • Write Network L2L



Create an L2L VPN tunnel with a new workload 

To create an L2L VPN tunnel, you must have an existing workload with an existing virtual machine. To learn how to create a virtual machine, see Create a virtual machine with a new workload.

  1. In the Armor Management Portal (AMP), in the left-side navigation, click Infrastructure.
  2. Click L2L VPN.
  3. In the top menu, in the drop-down menu, select the data center where the virtual machine lives. 
  4. Click the plus ( + ) icon. 
  5. In Tunnel Name, enter a descriptive name. 
  6. Use the slider to enable or disable the tunnel. 
  7. In Pre-Shared Key, enter a secure password. 
  8. In Encryption Mode, select an encryption mode:
  9. Mark a Diffie-Hellman Group option: 
  10. Enable or disable Perfect Forward Secrecy (PFD).
  11. In Remote Peer IP Address, enter your VPN peer IP address. 
  12. In Remote Host/Networks (CIDR), enter your LAN encryption domain, and then click the plus ( + ) sign. 
  13. In Local Host/Networks (CIDR), enter the Armor LAN encryption domain, and then click the plus ( + ) sign. 
  14. Click Save Changes

For the L2L VPN tunnel to properly function, your remote device must contain the following configurations: 

AttributeSetting
ISAKMP Mode Main Mode
HashSHA1
Authentication Pre-Shared Key
Phase 1 Lifetime (Seconds)28800
DPD/Keep AliveEnabled
DPD/Keep Alive Retries 2
DPD/Keep Alive Threshold (Seconds) 10
Phase 2 Data-Integrity SHA1
SA Lifetime (Seconds)3600
SA Lifetime (Kilobytes)4608000



Edit an L2L VPN tunnel

  1. In the Armor Management Portal (AMP), in the left-side navigation, click Infrastructure
  2. Click L2L VPN.
  3. If you have virtual machines in various data centers, then click the corresponding data center. 
  4. Locate and hover over the desired virtual machine. 
  5. Click the vertical ellipses. 
  6. Click Edit
  7. Make your desired changes, and then click Save Changes

Enable, disable, or delete an L2L VPN tunnel

  1. In the Armor Management Portal (AMP), in the left-side navigation, click Infrastructure
  2. Click L2L VPN.
  3. If you have virtual machines in various data centers, then click the corresponding data center. 
  4. Locate and hover over the desired virtual machine. 
  5. Click the vertical ellipses. 
  6. Click Enable, Disable, or Delete. 
  7. Make your desired changes, and then click Save Changes

Troubleshoot L2L VPN screen

If you do not see any data in the L2L VPN screen, consider that:

If you cannot save a new tunnel, consider that you have reached your limit of tunnels. When you are near your limit of tunnels, a warning message will appear. In this case, Armor recommends that you review existing tunnels to possibly consolidate or delete. 


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