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PIX 501 VPN with VPN CLIENT 4.0.3 ISSUE!

Posted on 2004-09-20
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2013-11-16
After establishing VPN connection I CANNOT connect nor access private site of my LAN or ping my server behind the pix 501 device.  I can connect to the VPN and receive an IP address assigned from my vpn pool.  How can i get the local LAN or server remote vpn access to work from my dial-up connection? Is there something wrong with my pix config below?

Any help greatly appreciated, please see my current config below:

Current Pix configuration:
Password: *******
home# show config
: Saved
: Written by enable_15 at 10:52:49.353 PDT Sun Sep 19 2004
PIX Version 6.3(1)
interface ethernet0 auto
interface ethernet1 100full
nameif ethernet0 outside security0
nameif ethernet1 inside security100
enable password xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
passwd xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
hostname home
domain-name ciscopix.com
clock timezone PST -8
clock summer-time PDT recurring
fixup protocol ftp 21
fixup protocol h323 h225 1720
fixup protocol h323 ras 1718-1719
fixup protocol http 80
fixup protocol ils 389
fixup protocol rsh 514
fixup protocol rtsp 554
fixup protocol sip 5060
fixup protocol sip udp 5060
fixup protocol skinny 2000
fixup protocol smtp 25
fixup protocol sqlnet 1521
access-list inside_outbound_nat0_acl permit ip
access-list split permit ip any
pager lines 24
mtu outside 1500
mtu inside 1500
ip address outside 69.107.255.x 255.255.255.x
ip address inside
ip audit info action alarm
ip audit attack action alarm
ip local pool VPN-IP-POOL
pdm logging informational 100
pdm history enable
arp timeout 14400
global (outside) 1 interface
nat (inside) 1 0 0
route outside 69.107.x.x 1
timeout xlate 0:05:00
timeout conn 1:00:00 half-closed 0:10:00 udp 0:02:00 rpc 0:10:00 h225 1:00:00
timeout h323 0:05:00 mgcp 0:05:00 sip 0:30:00 sip_media 0:02:00
timeout uauth 0:05:00 absolute
aaa-server TACACS+ protocol tacacs+
aaa-server RADIUS protocol radius
aaa-server LOCAL protocol local
http server enable
http x.x.x.x x.x.x.x inside
no snmp-server location
no snmp-server contact
snmp-server community public
no snmp-server enable traps
floodguard enable
sysopt connection permit-ipsec
crypto ipsec transform-set ESP-3DES-MD5 esp-3des esp-md5-hmac
crypto dynamic-map outside_dyn_map 20 set transform-set ESP-3DES-MD5
crypto map outside_map 65535 ipsec-isakmp dynamic outside_dyn_map
crypto map outside_map interface outside
isakmp enable outside
isakmp nat-traversal 20
isakmp policy 20 authentication pre-share
isakmp policy 20 encryption 3des
isakmp policy 20 hash md5
isakmp policy 20 group 2
isakmp policy 20 lifetime 86400
vpngroup MYVPN address-pool VPN-IP-POOL
vpngroup MYVPN dns-server 192.x.x.x
vpngroup MYVPN wins-server 192.168.x.x
vpngroup MYVPN default-domain xxxxxx.local
vpngroup MYVPN split-tunnel split
vpngroup MYVPN idle-time 1800
vpngroup MYVPN password ********
telnet timeout 5
ssh timeout 5
console timeout 0
terminal width 80
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Expert Comment

ID: 12107757
>ip address inside

You need to change your nat_0 acl:
From this:

>access-list inside_outbound_nat0_acl permit ip

to this:
access-list inside_outbound_nat0_acl permit ip

Also, make sure your home LAN is not 192.168.1.x ..

Author Comment

ID: 12107884

Thanks very much for your suggestion, but originaly i had it setup as you mentioned and i just recently changed from 5 to ->0 instead (access-list inside_outbound_nat0_acl permit ip Even then i would have the same issue. I can change it again and will post my test results in an hour.
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lrmoore earned 2000 total points
ID: 12107902
Also check your split-tunnel acl:
access-list split permit ip any

should be
access-list split permit ip any
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Author Comment

ID: 12109345
Both lines have been added to my config and binded to nat 0, now when i connect via vpn i can ping my LAN  but cannot access local shares and etc.. Any suggestions?
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Accepted Solution

lrmoore earned 2000 total points
ID: 12111478
If you can ping everything you should be able to access everything. Now you may have a name resolution, permissions issue. What OS on your VPN client? What are you trying to access? Domain? Workgroup?

Author Comment

ID: 12119041
lrmoore, i figure out my problem and Thank you for your help! My problem was in the assigned dns to my vpn client because i changed server ip address.
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