URGENT PIX Config Assist

Posted on 2005-04-27
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Last Modified: 2010-05-18
Im normally quite confident with pix configuration but my brain has melted and i need some detailed Specific assistance.

I need to modify an access list, and other areas so a command line by command line guide would be great.

Situation. Need to reconfigure the PIX ACL to do the following. Allow all UDP and TCP traffic on all ports from any internal IP address list to go out side to a specific IP address list.

This Specific Address is of course NAT for a different networks internal IP address.

That same Specific Address must be allowed to come back using all TCP and UDP ports or ANY communication channels or ports back into the INTERNAL network of the main site.

EG my pc has to ping an ip address of a computer on the internal network of a remote site and vica-versa. Of course all the relvant chatter between thoose 2 different IP address on differing subnets are hidden behind NAT.

At the moment both sites can ping the public address which is great however due to the PIX this side nobody can ping or be pinged on an internal network. I need to change that for this 1 specific Address.

I would use PDM but this PIX doesnt have it and i have to use Command Line.. and as i said my brain is in a current state of melt DOWN.

A rating will be awarded. maximum amount of points for an URGENT ACCURATE response.

Thank you for your time.
Question by:rabelle
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lrmoore earned 2000 total points
ID: 13875034
Do you have extra public IP addresses?
Yes ->Go to steps below
 Sorry, no such luck

1. assign a static 1-1 nat xlate
   static (inside,outside) <public ip> <your pc ip> netmask
2. Create access-list entry (use existing inbound acl)
  access-list outside_access_in permit ip host <their public ip> host <your nat static public ip>


Author Comment

ID: 13875056
ok slight revision to the above.

there is a box in whats basically the dmz. It plugs into the network directly,  and also into a dirty switch

because it plugs into the dirty switch it has a public and private address.
the public address can be pinged
the private address for that box alone can be pinged too
but nothing else on the network

its still the pix preventing everything because the pix is the default gateway for the network. i just need to configure the pix so that all traffic going to say 192.168.1.x goes to which then throughs it straight out into the remote site and to allow all traffic from to access the internal network.

Author Comment

ID: 13875060
oh that still works regardless... hmm ill get right on to it i think that will work fine just going to test.. brb..

told you... brain is fried

Author Comment

ID: 13875192
Seems ok..... is it alright if i leave this open just a little longer? just to doubly make sure... then ill accept

Author Comment

ID: 13884109
Ok im not sure. here is the deal

Router with public address.
Dirty Switch DMZ basically
VSR box plugged into DS with a public addy of on wan port
VSR box plugged into Safe Switch with IP addy of
the PIX box is obviously protecting all the safe switches.
I can ping their public address
they can ping the public address and the private address of the VSR box but nothing else.

What commands do i need to put in to allow their internal network which is a 192.168.1.X network to go through that configuration and ping something on the 172.30.X.X network without problems

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