Allowing access to port 4899 with Pix Firewall 501

I am trying to open up port 4899 in the CISCO Pix 501. I just received the PIX and did a very basic config. Somehow I muddled through this. I am a total newbie.

I found the following lines someplace in the forums:

access-list inbound permit udp any interface outside eq 4899 log

static (inside,outside) tcp interface 4899 x.x.x.x 4899 netmask 0 0

 Not sure if they are right. I subsituted the IP address with my "internal" IP address. Do I use the IP address of the actual CISCO Box or the IP address of the server to which the remote user needs access? I have a remote user who provides tech support that needs to get in via 4899.

Any assistance that you can provide wll be greatly appreciated. I am just looking for a real simple and quick solution. Also if you give specific code to enter.

Thank you.

- Ali

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Looking at your examples, I can see a quick problem:

>access-list inbound permit udp any interface outside eq 4899 log
>static (inside,outside) tcp interface 4899 x.x.x.x 4899 netmask 0 0

The access-list allows UDP, but the static only xlates TCP

access-list inbound permit tcp any interface outside eq 4899 log
static (inside,outside) tcp interface 4899 x.x.x.x 4899 netmask 0 0

Make them both either UDP or TCP so that tey match.
Then be sure to apply/re-apply the access-list to the interface
   access-group inbound in interface outside

amosstarzAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the info. Still did not work...basically what I am trying to do is setup a port forward for PORT 4899 used for R-admin which resides on our server which is a x.x.x.5 address in subnet

Being a total newbie - its been difficult for me to get this done.


- Ali
Do you have Windows2003 Server w/SP1?
Did you install the post-hotfix-fix?

Does your server point to the PIX inside IP as its default gateway?
Does the Radmin server service start?
Are you trying to test this out from outside your network? You can't use an inside host going to the public IP through the PIX and back in...

Do you get hitcounts on your access-list? (show access-list)
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Can you post your complete config?
amosstarzAuthor Commented:

PIX Version 6.3(4)
interface ethernet0 auto
interface ethernet1 100full
nameif ethernet0 outside security0
nameif ethernet1 inside security100
enable password
hostname ubipix
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
access-list inbound permit tcp any interface outside eq 4899 log
pager lines 24
logging on
mtu outside 1500
mtu inside 1500
ip address outside
ip address inside
ip audit info action alarm
ip audit attack action alarm
pdm location inside
pdm location inside
pdm location inside
pdm logging notifications 50
pdm history enable
arp timeout 14400
global (outside) 1 interface
nat (inside) 1 0 0
nat (inside) 1 0 0
static (inside,outside) tcp interface 48 4899 netmask
 0 0
static (inside,outside) netmask 0 0
access-group inbound in interface outside
route outside 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 LOCAL protocol local
http server enable
http inside
no snmp-server location
no snmp-server contact
snmp-server community public
no snmp-server enable traps
floodguard enable
telnet timeout 5
ssh timeout 5
console timeout 0
terminal width 80
: end
amosstarzAuthor Commented:
Does your server point to the PIX inside IP as its default gateway?


Does the Radmin server service start?

Looks like a simple typo

static (inside,outside) tcp interface 48 4899 netmask
                                                  ^^^              ^^^
Should be:
static (inside,outside) tcp interface 4899 4899 netmask

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amosstarzAuthor Commented:
Ok...and you think that should work once the typo is fixed?

Thanks again.
amosstarzAuthor Commented:
Thank you for your assistance. Issue resolved.
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