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I have created a vpngroup on my pix and now I am trying to configure it to authenticate to our domain controller. I have tried the command "vpngroup DTVPN authentication-server <IP address>", but it keeps telling me invalid server_tag.....

vpngroup <group_name> password <preshared_key>
        vpngroup <group_name> address-pool <pool_name>
        vpngroup <group_name> dns-server <dns_ip_prim> [<dns_ip_sec>]
        vpngroup <group_name> wins-server <wins_ip_prim> [<wins_ip_sec>]
        vpngroup <group_name> default-domain <domain_name>
        vpngroup <group_name> split-tunnel <access_list>
        vpngroup <group_name> split-dns domain_name1 [domain_name2 ... domain_name8]
        vpngroup <group_name> backup-server {{<ip1> [<ip2> ... <ip10>]} | clear-client-cfg}
        vpngroup <group_name> pfs
        vpngroup <group_name> idle-time <idle_seconds>
        vpngroup <group_name> max-time <max_seconds>
        vpngroup <group_name> secure-unit-authentication
        vpngroup <group_name> authentication-server <server_tag>
        vpngroup <group_name> user-authentication
        vpngroup <group_name> user-idle-timeout <user_idle_seconds>
        vpngroup <group_name> device-pass-through
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by:nodisco
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hi

In using:
vpngroup DTVPN authentication-server <IP address>

the problem is that the last section (server tag) is not an ip address but an aaa server-tag.  e.g.

e.g.:
aaa-server server_tag [(if_name)] host server_ip [key] [timeout seconds]
aaa-server server_tag max-failed-attempts <number>
aaa-server server_tag protocol auth_protocol

That is what you need to match it up to - so if you have an aaa-server already listed, match the server tag to your vpngroup

hth
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by:dtadmin
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it is prompting me to designate a aaa-server protocol when I try to execute the aaa-server host ip command. The only protocols it lets me choose from is tacacs+ or radius. I want to configure this so I authenticate to my windows domain controller. I have a pix515 in production that is setup for a protocol of nt that points to our production domain controller, but I don't have that option on the 506. Any ideas.....
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by:nodisco
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can you post the output of the 515?  We can work out why it won't happen on your 506

Also - post the output of the following from both PIXs
sh version

cheers
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I will get those to you after I get back from the Cisco Live 2008 conference. Thanks!
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