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PIX 506e vpn config

Hi,

I have a home based pix 506e connected over adsl. I've currently got a basic pix setup comprising of dhcp & nat/pat for inside hosts, and access lists restricting all but outside dns & web traffic.

I am looking to setup a VPN tunnel to an outside host. I want to use ipsec & des with possibly the pix providing authentication (I have no tacacs or radius server). Also I am trying to setup the client without the cisco vpn client.
I have read up on cisco vpns but as its such a large topic with various configurations, I am getting a bit lost. Any help would be appreciated.

Kind regards,
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hotdiggetydawg
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grbladesCommented:
Hi hotdiggetydawg,
I am confused to what you want.
Do you want an outside client to connect via VPN to your network via the PIX?
Or do you want to create a LAN-LAN VPN between your PIX and another Firewall?
Or do you want to run the windows built in client on your machine and connect to a Windows VPN server?
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hotdiggetydawgAuthor Commented:
Sorry, it'll be a windows outside client to connect via VPN to your network via the PIX.
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grbladesCommented:
If you want to use the windows built in client you will need to use PPTP.

In order to use IPSEC you will need to use the Cisco client.

This is a good configuration example:-
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/vpndevc/ps2030/products_configuration_example09186a0080093f89.shtml
The lines beninning with 'isakmp', 'crypto' and 'sysopt connection permit-ipsec' are for IPSEC while the other lines in bold are for PPTP.
With PPTP you create lots of local username/password pairs. For IPSEC you can have a single local group (as in the example) but also enable local authentication which is not detailed in this example.
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