Wednesday 5 October 2022

VPN termination on a NAT'ed Tier-1 within VMware Cloud on AWS for DMZ traffic segregation

A colleague's customer recently had a requirement to host both DMZ and Production workloads in VMware Cloud on AWS while ensuring that traffic is segregated during transit. Currently, if the customer was to deploy DMZ and Production networks attached to the default Compute Gateway (CGW) Tier-1 then that traffic would be routed by the Tier-1 and thus violate the segregation required as per below:

In SDDC version 1.18 we introduced the ability to deploy multiple compute gateways (Routed, NAT'ed or Isolated) More information