Thursday 31 August 2023

VMware Cloud on AWS and native AWS route tables

During my time working with customers who use VMware Cloud on AWS and wish to integrate with native AWS services, I frequently see issues with network connectivity when multiple route tables are in use. Some customers have an automated way of deploying VPCs that use multiple route tables, perhaps for public and private subnet architectures. A prerequisite of deploying a VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC is to connect it to a customer-owned VPC, sometimes referred to as the connected VPC: