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Multiple VPN access using Cisco Pix

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Hi
We have a office in US and one in India. We have a IPsec site to site vpn configured and individual Dial UP VPN's for India and US. The problem arises when we dial in to the indian PIX and try to access the us network or vice versa.
I googled and found out that PIX does not route traffic back from the same interface it comes into the network or something like this.
Can somone throw more light on this and also suggest possible solutions.
I understand that one way of doing it is by using VPN concentrator.
Will a version upgrade help? We are presently using Cisco PIX Firewall Version 6.3(1).
Thanks
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Yes that is true; You can't connect to one pix and make a U-turn through the same interface to get to US network. It is not supported. However, from 7.x version of Pix OS, it is supported. What kind of PIX are we talking about here?

Because 501, 506 stuff don't work on 7.x, so it has to be higher.

Cheers,
Rajesh
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If you are using a PIX 515 or greater with version 7.x or greater OS, then you should be able to achieve this.
Cisco refer to this as 'hairpinning', and it can be accomplished by adding a couple of ACL lines as well as using the  'intra interface' command
This is very well documented in a CISCO document you can find by copying the link below into you browser address bar

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/vpndevc/ps2030/products_configuration_example09186a00805734ae.shtml

Hope it helps you out.

JEEGO
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