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IPsec VPN between Google Cloud Platform and Vigor Router

Published On: Nov 06, 2018 

Google Could Platform supports IPsec VPN, this allows users to link the platform to their private network with a secured connection, and add a layer of protection to the data transferring. This article demonstrates how to establish a VPN connection between Vigor Router and the Google platform.

The Configuration of Google Cloud Platform

1. Enter the Google Cloud Platform, Go to Menu > Hybrid Connectivity and click VPN.

a screenshot of Google Cloud Platform VPN

2. Click Create VPN Connection.

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3. Select the Region based on your location, then click IP address.

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4. Name the IP address and click RESERVE.

a screenshot of Google Cloud Platform VPN

5. In tunnel settings,

a screenshot of Google Cloud Platform VPN

6. Click Network for the VPN interface just created.

a screenshot of Google Cloud Platform VPN

7. The network of this project will be shown, copy the IP address range of the region you select in step 3.   

a screenshot of Google Cloud Platform VPN
The Configuration of Vigor Router

8. Go to VPN and Remote Access> LAN to LAN, click on an available index.

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9. Select "IPsec Tunnel" for Allowed Dial-In Type. At TCP/IP Network Settings, input the IP and subnet mask copied from step 6 in Remote network IP and Remote Network Mask. And the IP of the local subnet you want to link to Google Cloud at Local Network IP and Local Network Mask.

a screenshot of DrayOS VPN

10. Go to VPN and Remote Access >> IPsec General Setup, enter the Pre-shared key as the same as the shared secret of step 5.

a screenshot of DrayOS VPN

11. After the configuration, VPN should be established automatically. We will see the VPN information at Remote Access >> Connection Management.

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