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remote client vpn access on a pix 515e

I set up our site to site VPN on our pix 515e and it works fine, but now I'm trying to add remote access vpn support with radius authentication.
Radius works for logging into the router via SSH so I know that it's set up correctly.
I get to the point on the client where it would normally prompt for username and password but it doesn't.
On the router the result of a show crypto isakmp sa is:
pix515(config)# sh cry isa sa
Total     : 2
Embryonic : 0
        dst               src        state     pending     created
   *.*.10.14     ***.***.252.9    OAK_CONF_XAUTH   0           0

Config below:

pix515# sh run
: Saved
PIX Version 6.3(4)
interface ethernet0 auto
interface ethernet1 auto
interface ethernet2 auto
nameif ethernet0 outside security0
nameif ethernet1 inside security100
nameif ethernet2 dmz security50
enable password ********** encrypted
passwd ************* encrypted
hostname pix515
domain-name *********.com
fixup protocol dns maximum-length 512
fixup protocol ftp 21
fixup protocol h323 h225 1720
fixup protocol h323 ras 1718-1719
fixup protocol http 80
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
fixup protocol tftp 69
name dcnetwork
access-list inside_outbound_nat0_acl permit ip dcnetwork
access-list inside_outbound_nat0_acl permit ip
access-list outside_cryptomap_20 permit ip dcnetwork
access-list outside_cryptomap_20 permit ip
access-list outside_access_in permit icmp any any echo-reply
pager lines 24
mtu outside 1500
mtu inside 1500
mtu dmz 1500
ip address outside ***.***.10.14
ip address inside
ip address dmz ***.***.10.17
ip audit info action alarm
ip audit attack action alarm
ip local pool ippool
pdm location inside
pdm location dcnetwork outside
pdm location inside
pdm location outside
pdm logging informational 100
pdm history enable
arp timeout 14400
global (outside) 1 interface
nat (inside) 0 access-list inside_outbound_nat0_acl
nat (inside) 1 0 0
access-group outside_access_in in interface outside
route outside ***.***.10.1 1
route inside 1
timeout xlate 3:00:00
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 TACACS+ max-failed-attempts 3
aaa-server TACACS+ deadtime 10
aaa-server RADIUS protocol radius
aaa-server RADIUS max-failed-attempts 3
aaa-server RADIUS deadtime 10
aaa-server RADIUS (inside) host *************** timeout 5
aaa-server LOCAL protocol local
aaa authentication enable console RADIUS LOCAL
aaa authentication ssh console RADIUS LOCAL
http server enable
http inside
http 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-DES-MD5 esp-des esp-md5-hmac
crypto dynamic-map dynmap 10 set transform-set ESP-DES-MD5
crypto map outside_map 20 ipsec-isakmp
crypto map outside_map 20 match address outside_cryptomap_20
crypto map outside_map 20 set peer ***.***.10.13
crypto map outside_map 20 set transform-set ESP-DES-MD5
crypto map rvpn 10 ipsec-isakmp dynamic dynmap
crypto map rvpn client configuration address respond
crypto map rvpn client authentication LOCAL
crypto map rvpn interface outside
isakmp enable outside
isakmp key ******** address ***.***.10.13 netmask no-xauth no-config-mode
isakmp identity address
isakmp policy 20 authentication pre-share
isakmp policy 20 encryption des
isakmp policy 20 hash md5
isakmp policy 20 group 2
isakmp policy 20 lifetime 86400
vpngroup remotevpn address-pool ippool
vpngroup remotevpn dns-server
vpngroup remotevpn wins-server
vpngroup remotevpn default-domain *********.com
vpngroup remotevpn idle-time 1800
vpngroup remotevpn authentication-server RADIUS
vpngroup remotevpn user-idle-timeout 5
vpngroup remotevpn password ********
telnet timeout 5
ssh outside
ssh inside
ssh timeout 5
console timeout 0
dhcpd lease 3600
dhcpd ping_timeout 750
dhcpd auto_config outside
username ***** password ************* encrypted privilege 15
terminal width 80
: end
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friekedAuthor Commented:
FYI I mean pix here not router
***On the router the result of a show crypto isakmp sa is:
Try adding these commands:

aaa-server partnerauth protocol radius
aaa-server partnerauth (inside) host x.x.x.x password timeout 10

Where x.x.x.x is the IP address of your radius server and "password" is the radius authentication password that you set up on your radius server.
friekedAuthor Commented:
I already have those lines:
aaa-server RADIUS protocol radius
aaa-server RADIUS (inside) host *************** timeout 5

I just used the name "RADIUS" instead of "partnerauth"

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friekedAuthor Commented:
This line "crypto map rvpn client authentication LOCAL" was put in for testing and I have the same symptoms
it should read: "crypto map rvpn client authentication RADIUS"
You should not need this line when using the "crypto map rvpn client authentication RADIUS"
>vpngroup remotevpn authentication-server RADIUS

Reference doc

friekedAuthor Commented:
Thanks guys, turned out to be a local problem with the VPN client, I reinstalled and it worked

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