Define a Tunnel

After you configure a branch office VPN gateway, you can add, edit, and delete branch office VPN tunnels.

Add a Tunnel

In the tunnel configuration you can also Configure Phase 2 Settings, or  Enable Multicast Routing Through a Branch Office VPN Tunnel.

Edit or Delete a Tunnel 

To edit or delete a tunnel, from Fireware Web UI:

  1. Select select VPN > Branch Office VPN.
  2. Select the tunnel and click Edit.
    The Tunnel page appears.
  3. Make the changes and click Save.
  4. To delete a tunnel, select the tunnel and click Remove.

To edit or delete a tunnel, from Policy Manager:

  1. Select VPN > Branch Office Tunnels.
  2. Select the tunnel and click Edit.
    The Edit Tunnel dialog box appears.
  3. Make the changes and click OK.
  4. To delete a tunnel, select the tunnel and click Remove.

Clone a Tunnel

You can use the clone feature to make a new tunnel that is a copy of an existing tunnel. This can help you to define similar tunnels quickly.

To clone a tunnel, from Fireware Web UI:

  1. Select select VPN > Branch Office VPN.
  2. Select the tunnel to clone.
  3. Click Clone.
  4. Edit the tunnel name and other tunnel properties
  5. Click Save to save the new tunnel.

To clone a tunnel, from Policy Manager:

  1. Select VPN > Branch Office Tunnels.
  2. Select the tunnel to clone.
  3. Click Clone.
  4. Edit the tunnel name and other tunnel properties.
  5. Click OK to save the new tunnel.

Run the BOVPN Tunnel Configuration Report

After you add a tunnel, you can run a report to see a summary of all tunnel settings. This report can be useful if you need to troubleshoot the VPN. It can also make it easier to compare the configured settings with the settings of the remote VPN endpoint device.

To generate the report, click Report in the tunnel list.

For more information about this report, see Use the BOVPN Configuration Reports.

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