AWS] What is a site-to-site VPN?
A configuration that connects routers in a VPC that implements a VPN.
A VPN is a configuration that connects routers in a VPC that implements a VPN.
To configure a VPC between AWS and on-premises with a site-to-site VPN
customer gateway on the on-premises side of the network.
The customer gateway must be configured on the on-premises network.
A customer gateway device is a physical or software appliance owned or managed by the user in an on-premise network.
This is connected to a virtual private gateway on the AWS side
This will enable a site-to-site VPN connection.
You must also set a routable (static) IP address on the Internet for the external interface of the Customer Gateway.
Accelerated Site-to-Site VPN
Accelerated site-to-site VPN is a site-to-site VPN that uses Global Accelerator.
VPN communications are routed through the AWS global network, ensuring
high availability and performance.
High availability and high performance are maintained.
Enabling Acceleration in a VPC improves performance using the AWS global network.
Customer gateway device traffic is routed through the nearest AWS edge location, traversing the congestion-free, redundant AWS global network to reach the AWS VPN endpoint.
Differences between VPN and DirectConnect