Identifying a Site-to-Site VPN connection - AWS Site-to-Site VPN

Identifying a Site-to-Site VPN connection

You can find out the category of your Site-to-Site VPN connection by using the Amazon VPC console or a command line tool.

To identify the Site-to-Site VPN category using the console

  1. Open the Amazon VPC console at https://console.aws.amazon.com/vpc/.

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Site-to-Site VPN Connections.

  3. Select the Site-to-Site VPN connection, and check the value for Category in the details pane. A value of VPN indicates an AWS VPN connection. A value of VPN-Classic indicates an AWS Classic VPN connection.

To identify the Site-to-Site VPN category using a command line tool

  • You can use the describe-vpn-connections AWS CLI command. In the output that's returned, take note of the Category value. A value of VPN indicates an AWS VPN connection. A value of VPN-Classic indicates an AWS Classic VPN connection.

    In the following example, the Site-to-Site VPN connection is an AWS VPN connection.

    aws ec2 describe-vpn-connections --vpn-connection-ids vpn-1a2b3c4d
    { "VpnConnections": [ { "VpnConnectionId": "vpn-1a2b3c4d", ... "State": "available", "VpnGatewayId": "vgw-11aa22bb", "CustomerGatewayId": "cgw-ab12cd34", "Type": "ipsec.1", "Category": "VPN" } ] }

Alternatively, use one of the following commands: