10
Aug

Connecting to Amazon Virtual Private Cloud using Linux

Hello internet,

I am trying to connect my Linux machine to Amazon VPC using end to end IPSec tunnel. I have set all the required VPC objects on Amazon side and now plan to set my Linux Laptop as a VPN gateway. But the only doubt I have is that my Laptop is behind NAT. Though I have opened and re-directed the necessary ports on my NAT device I am not sure if this thing is going to work.

Please let me know if this setup can work. I am trying to follow the following guide

http://openfoo.org/blog/amazon_vpc_with_linux.html

From what I understand so far in order to make this guide work for my setup I need to do some extra configuration. I have also found out that IPSec supports tunnels behind NAT devices but I am not sure if Amazon VPC will support such configuration.

Any help in this matter is highly appreciated.