VPN connections mainly use the following pages on Cockpit, enabling you to create and manage your resources and displaying information about them:

You can also get information about your resources using AWS CLI. For more information, see Getting Information About Your VPN Connections, Getting Information About Your Customer Gateways, Getting Information About Your Virtual Private Gateways.

VPN Connections Tab 

The state of the VPN connection. For more information, see About VPN Connections.


Hover over the colored dot for more information about a state.

The name of the VPN connection, which you can add using a Name tag. For more information, see Tagging Your Resources.


Double-click this name to modify it.

The ID of the VPN connection.

The ID of the customer gateway. For more information, see About Customer Gateways.

The ID of the virtual private gateway. For more information, see About Virtual Private Gateways.

The type of VPN connection (always ipsec.1).

The type of routing (static or dynamic). For more information, see About Routing Configuration for VPN Connections.

Further information about the VPN tunnel:

  • Colored dot: The state of the VPN tunnel. For more information, see About VPN Connections.

    Hover over the colored dot for more information about a state.
  • IP: The public IP address of the VPN tunnel.
  • State Last Changed: The date and time of last change of state of the VPN tunnel.
  • Details: The message detailing the current state of the VPN tunnel.

Further information about the VPN route:

  • Destination CIDR Block: The range of IP addresses of your corporate network, in CIDR notation.
  • Source: The source of the VPN route (always static).

Customer Gateways Page


The state of the customer gateway. For more information, see About Customer Gateways.


Hover over the colored dot for more information about a state.

The name of the customer gateway, which you can add using a Name tag. For more information, see Tagging Your Resources.


Double-click this name to modify it.

The ID of the customer gateway.

The type of VPN connection that the customer gateway supports.

The IP address of the customer gateway.

The Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) Autonomous Security Number (ASN) of the customer gateway. For more information, see About Routing Configuration for VPN Connections.

Virtual Private Gateways Tab 


The state of the virtual private gateway. For more information, see About Virtual Private Gateways.


Hover over the colored dot for more information about a state.

The name of the virtual private gateway, which you can add using a Name tag. For more information, see Tagging Your Resources.


Double-click this name to modify it.

The ID of the virtual private gateway.

The type of VPN connection that the virtual private gateway supports.

The ID of the VPC to which the virtual private gateway is attached.


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