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migrating VPN user name and passwords

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I am migrating from a pix 515 to an ASA 5520. I was wondering if there is an easy way to move the vpn users? Or do I have to get each one to call me to set up a new password? Thanks in advance
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It depends on how you are performing the authentication.
On the PIX you normally have different vpngroups which have a password assign to them. These can simply be copied across from one config to the other.

You then also normally use Xauth aswell which is where the vpn client pops up a window asking for your username and password. This is tied into local users frated on the pix, or a radius or tacacs authentication server.
Either way you can just copy across the local users to configure the ASA to use the same authentication server.

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I am using authentication LOCAL. So all users are on the firewall. I kinda confused about just copying the users over because the passwords are encrypted.
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thanks for the help it worked fine.

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