[Webinar] Streamline your web hosting managementRegister Today

x
?
Solved

Connect PIX506e to Cisco 2800 port FE 0/1

Posted on 2008-10-01
3
Medium Priority
?
525 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-21
Iam having trouble with site to site VPN ( hardware used 2 x PIX 506e ) after removing a 5 port Linksys workgroup switch from the Cisco 2800 series router that was connected to the cisco router via straight through cable and had a straight through cable running from it to the pix. Everything was working fine except very slow internet because of the switch. Now the PIX 506e had to be connected to the cisco 2800 series router to port FE 0/1 via a crossover cable to relieve the bottleneck by getting rid of the workgroup switch. Unfortunately that was the only way to get connectivity between the Cisco router 2800 and the PIX 506e.
Any ideas why a crossover would kill a previously working site to site vpn ?
0
Comment
Question by:protongeek
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 20

Expert Comment

by:RPPreacher
ID: 22618866
Make sure the speed duplex on both ports match.
0
 

Author Comment

by:protongeek
ID: 22618896
We do have internet traffic though. Would this affect VPN traffic?
0
 
LVL 20

Accepted Solution

by:
RPPreacher earned 2000 total points
ID: 22619046
Packet drops from duplexing errors would slow down internet but could make VPN stop working entirely.
0

Featured Post

The new generation of project management tools

With monday.com’s project management tool, you can see what everyone on your team is working in a single glance. Its intuitive dashboards are customizable, so you can create systems that work for you.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

In the hope of saving someone else's sanity... About a year ago we bought a Cisco 1921 router with two ADSL/VDSL EHWIC cards to load balance local network traffic over the two broadband lines we have, but we couldn't get the routing to work consi…
How to set-up an On Demand, IPSec, Site to SIte, VPN from a Draytek Vigor Router to a Cyberoam UTM Appliance. A concise guide to the settings required on both devices
After creating this article (http://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/23699/Setup-Mikrotik-routers-with-OSPF.html), I decided to make a video (no audio) to show you how to configure the routers and run some trace routes and pings between the 7 sites…
Windows 10 is mostly good. However the one thing that annoys me is how many clicks you have to do to dial a VPN connection. You have to go to settings from the start menu, (2 clicks), Network and Internet (1 click), Click VPN (another click) then fi…

591 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question