Create a Policy-Based VPN element for configuration 1

In this configuration, you must create a Policy-Based VPN element.

Note: This basic configuration scenario does not explain all settings related to Policy-Based VPN elements.

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  1. Select Configuration, then browse to SD-WAN.
  2. Right-click Policy-Based VPNs in the element tree and select New Policy-Based VPN.
  3. In the Name field, enter a unique name.
  4. From the Default VPN Profile drop-down list, select VPN-A Suite.
    Note: The VPN Profile element defines most of the IPsec settings. You can optionally create a custom VPN Profile element.
  5. If you want to apply NAT rules to the communications that go through the VPN, select Apply NAT to traffic that uses this VPN.
    This setting does not affect the communications that the two gateways have with each other to set up and maintain the VPN. Communications between the gateways are always matched to the NAT rules.
  6. Click OK.
    The VPN Editing view opens on the Site-to-Site VPN tab.
  7. To define which gateways can create a VPN with each other, drag and drop two or more VPN Gateway elements from the Resources pane to the Central Gateways or Satellite Gateways lists.
    • If you add a VPN Gateway to the Central Gateways, the VPN Gateway can establish a VPN with any other VPN Gateway in this VPN (both Central and Satellite). Add at least one of the VPN Gateways under Central Gateways.
    • If you add a VPN Gateway to the Satellite Gateways, the VPN Gateway can establish a VPN only with VPN Gateways defined as Central in this VPN. You do not have to add any VPN Gateways to the Satellite Gateways (all gateways can be Central).
    Note: Be careful that you do not accidentally drop VPN Gateway elements on top of other VPN Gateway elements. This configuration creates a hub topology where the top-level VPN Gateway forwards connections from other components to the lower-level VPN Gateway.
  8. Click the Tunnels tab.
  9. Check that the Validity column in the Gateway<->Gateway and the End-Point<->End-Point tables has a green checkmark to indicate that there are no problems.
    1. If the Validity column of a tunnel has a warning icon, see the Issues pane to check what the problem is. If the pane is not displayed, select Menu > View > Panels > Issues.
    2. If issues are displayed, correct them as indicated. Long issues are easiest to read by hovering the cursor over the issue text so that the text is shown as a tooltip.
  10. Click Save to save the Policy-Based VPN.