Setup IPSec Tunnel between Microsoft Azure and Alibaba Cloud with VPN Gateway

Solution Architecture

Pre-Requisites and Preparation

  1. An Alibaba Cloud Account
  2. A Microsoft Azure Account
  3. Required environmental setup information
  1. Reference: Azure IPSec/IKE parameters for Site to Site VPN Gateway https://docs.microsoft.com/en-gb/azure/vpn-gateway/vpn-gateway-about-vpn-devices
  1. Create an Alibaba Cloud VPC
  2. Refer to this guide: https://www.alibabacloud.com/help/doc-detail/53604.htm

Alibaba Cloud — Setup VPN Gateway

1. Create VPN Gateway

2. Create Customer Gateway

3. Create VPN Connection

4. Add Route Entry in VPC

Microsoft Azure — Setup Virtual Network Gateway

1. Create Virtual Network

2. Create Virtual Network Gateway

3. Create Local Network Gateway

  1. IP address: Alibaba Cloud’s VPN Gateway IP
  2. Address space: Alibaba Cloud’s VPC CIDR

4. Create VPN Connection

  1. Connection type: Site to site (IPSec)
  2. Shared key (PSK): This pre-shared key must be the same with the one entered in Alibaba Cloud during VPN Connection creation.

Site-to-Site IPSec VPN Tunnel Test

1. VPN Connectivity Verification

2. Provision servers to test VPN Tunnel

3. Test IPSec VPN Tunnel Connectivity Using Telnet

Conclusion

Related Products

  1. VPN Gateway
  2. Virtual Private Cloud
  3. Elastic Compute Service

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