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VMware Transit Connect and SDDC Grouping

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Gilles Chekroun
Lead VMware Cloud on AWS Solutions Architect---First of all, I need to say that this is one of my longest post with a lot of new information and features around networking with AWS and SDDC together.With the  recent release of VMware Cloud on AWS ver 1.12, a major networking feature is now available and that is the VMware Managed Transit Gateway, also known as VMware Transit Connect. This post will go through a detailed description of what that feature is and the networking capabilities it opens. VMware Transit ConnectUntil now, the only way to connect an SDDC to a Transit Gateway was via VPN. Route based VPN is described in a previous post here and how to use PowerCLI for Route based VPN here.
By default, AWS creates 2 VPN tunnels and supports Equal Cost Multi-Path (ECMP). Adding more tunnels will certainly add more bandwidth. The VPN tunnels are terminated in the SDDC and a maximum of 4 tunnels is supported. The VMwar…