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WatchGuard x1250e Core VPN Trusted

I have a new WatchGuard FireBox X 1250e Core firewall.  The setup is a little different than the Firebox III 1000 that we used before.  I need to get VPN access setup for our remote users.  The .pdf manual that I have from WatchGuard is really ambiguous in outlining the actual steps needed in setting this up.  Also, it wants me to configure a lot of settings (VPN, DHCP, etc) via a browser on the trusted interface.  Well I also can't find how to allow access to this interface.  Please help with these two tasks:

* allowing access to the trusted interface via a browser
* configuration of VPN access

Thanks!
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Josh Hind
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dpk_walCommented:
I think you are reading a wrong manual, I think you have manual of Firebox X Edge rather than Firebox X Core.

Please note to configure and manage FB X Core 1250e you need WSM/WFS software which if you dont have you can download from the WG website. Please note, you would need a live security subscription and login to WG website to download the software.

Finally, when you have the software loaded, go to Policy Manager, then go to Setup->Remote user (if you have version 8.3.1 or lower) or to VPN menu -> remote user if you have version 9.0.

Depending on the version the steps would differ; so when you get the software let me know the version, I would update the steps which would help you.

Please update.

Thank you.
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Josh HindSystems AdminAuthor Commented:
WatchGuard is a little limited with their manuals.  I got the one I thought was the best fit.

I'm using WatchGuard System Manager 9.0.1.
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dpk_walCommented:
Before you proceed please make sure you have added the license. From WG System Manager, open Policy Manager, go to VPN->Remote Users; you should be able to add remote users here; please note you have option to add MUVPN users [licensed feature; IPSec VPN tunnel; users would connect using MUVPN software which they need to install on their machines] OR PPTP users [not licensed; clients can connect using Network connections (in-built in windows)].

When you add MUVPN user; you would go through a wizard which would help set access; for PPTP user you need to activate and then add virtual IP.

You would need to add policy to allow access to the remote network; you can add specific services or add ANY Service.

Please advice which user addition you need help with.

Thank you.
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