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Learn how to install, configure, and operate the Vyatta Network Operating System (Vyatta NOS) and Orchestrator, which help drive our virtual networking and physical platforms portfolio.

VPN connection to a peer with a dynamic IP address

This section presents the following topics:

This section presents a sample configuration for a connection between WEST and EAST, where EAST has a dynamic IP address (it is configured as a DHCP client). In this example:

  • EAST has a dynamic IP address from WEST's point of view.
  • WEST retains its fixed IP address.

When you have finished, these systems will be configured as shown in IPsec VPN connection with dynamic IP address.

Figure 1. IPsec VPN connection with dynamic IP address

Before you begin:

  • This example assumes that you have already configured a basic site-to-site connection using a preshared key between WEST and EAST, as explained in the section Basic site-to-site connection. Only the relevant changes to that configuration are presented here.