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how to add GRE protocol to asa 5505

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i am trying to setup windows vpn behind server 2003. client is xp pro.  i am trying to connect to an external ip behind our asa 5505.  the error i am getting is "error 721 verifying user name and password, remote computer did not respond". does anyone know how to enable GRE protocol 47 on asa 5505.
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i tried to use the commands to allow GRE protocol in asa 5505 and got the following error after login the pix and typing:  policy-map global_policy
after hitting enter the error is: invalid input detected at '^' marker
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You have to be in configuration mode before typing the commands. Type 'config t' from the enabled prompt:

ASA> enable
Password: *****
ASA# config t
ASA (config)# policy-map ....

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thanks stsonline that got me in the config mode. but still did not work

here is the commands i used
ASA> enable
Password:*****
config t
access-list outbound extended permit gre any any
access-list outbound extended permit gre any any eq pptp
access-group outbound in interface inside
policy-map global_policy
class inspection_default
inspect ppt
i had to reboot the pix cause i lost connection to the outside.  i tried it after rebooting the pix but still got the same error 721....
any ideas
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does any one know how to open port 1723 outbound? and how to open PROTOCOL 47 (GRE) on an ASA 5505 version 7x
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