When working with customers on VMware Cloud on AWS POC's or Pilots a lot of the success criteria typically includes using Hybrid Cloud Extension (HCX) to migrate workloads from on-premises into VMware Cloud on AWS either using bulk migration or live vMotion. This sometimes involves troubleshooting connectivity and performance issue so I figured I would show the typical process that I follow to try and narrow down and identify the issue.
HCX Service Mesh Appliances Tunnel Status
The first check I always perform is to ensure the Service mesh tunnels are all UP for both the Interconnect Appliance as well as the Network Extension Appliance. This can be found within the HCX Plugin under interconnects -> Service Mesh -> Appliances: