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Firebox VPN config--which method is most secure?

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hi

im setting up our watchguard firebox for VPN users.

which method should i use for the best security?

sha1-hmac
md5-hamc

also

aes-256bit
3des-cbc
des-cbc

thanks
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by:hstiles
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3DES-SHA1 would be the most secure.

I don't believe you can use aes from VPN clients to Firebox,it is only supported between Fireboxes running Fireware.

To be honest, the more important thing when configuring your VPN is to limit the access granted to your VPN users and don;t use the ANY rule unnecessarily.
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by:phrea84
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can anyone vouch for this?  agree?  disagree?
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your answer is not right.  watchguard says its shae and aes 256.

your also wrong on the vpn clients.

MODS:  please close this ticket and refund points to me.

thanks
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