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Connecting two offices using Watchguard Firewalls.

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Last Modified: 2013-11-16
Hello All,

We are planning on connecting a new smaller office to our main office using Watchguard firewalls. We currently have a Firebox x700 at our main and we plan to purchase a Firebox X20e-W for the new location. How would I need to go about the configuration so that the two offices are connected and would I need any additional software that I am unaware of.

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Could I just add that you do not need VP Manager or DVCP to connect a site with dynamic IP to your main site. I have a couple of sites using dynamic addressing and connecting via manual IPSec VPN just fine.  You just set the remote gateway to use domain name to authenicate and choose a shared 'name', a nice long shared secret and set the remote gateway type to aggressive.  The only downside is that the tunnel must be initiated from the remote end and you need a keepalive to keep the tunnel open.  The Edge has a VPN keepalive option to achieve this.
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