CHR's work fine at AWS, we've tested them pretty extensively. Getting the
routing tables and default gateways to work correctly at AWS is the bigger
issue. You basically turn the CHR into a NAT instance in AWS parlance.

Robbie Wright
Siuslaw Broadband <>

On Thu, Dec 1, 2016 at 2:02 PM, Tyler Treat <>

> Ok folks - how about this scenario.
> Say i have a handful of servers in AWS EC2 that I would like to have
> software VPN access to from Phones, laptops, etc.  (ie, this isn't a site
> to site vpn)
> For simplicity's sake, let's say this is a completely isolated
> environment.  No "public" access to said servers.
> What would be the best method to accomplish this.  From what I can see,
> AWS will not natively support a client VPN directly to a VPC.
> Could you turn up a Mikrotik CHR instance to serve this function?  Would
> it work?
> Then scenario B:  if you had both a local VMWare environment, and an AWS
> environment, would you be able to theoretically tunnel between CHR's on
> both sides?
> Or is this something that is outright disallowed in AWS?
> Thanks
> Tyler

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