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MS L2TP over IPsec to a Cisco ASA 5505

Posted on 2010-11-24
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2012-05-10
I am trying to make Windows VPN work to a Cisco ASA 5505.
Phase 1 seems to work , phase 2  I get an error.

This is the current config.

Result of the command: "show running-config"

: Saved
ASA Version 8.3(1) 
hostname MSRouter01
domain-name MS.local
enable password gaubr1Hw0IPQlSUl encrypted
passwd 2KFQnbNIdI.2KYOU encrypted
interface Vlan1
 description LAN MS
 nameif inside
 security-level 100
 ip address 
interface Vlan2
 description Internet via ADSL KPN
 nameif outside
 security-level 0
 ip address 
interface Vlan12
 description DMZ zone
 no nameif
 security-level 50
 ip address 
interface Ethernet0/0
 switchport access vlan 2
interface Ethernet0/1
interface Ethernet0/2
interface Ethernet0/3
 switchport access vlan 12
interface Ethernet0/4
 switchport access vlan 12
interface Ethernet0/5
 switchport access vlan 12
interface Ethernet0/6
interface Ethernet0/7
ftp mode passive
clock timezone CEST 1
clock summer-time CEDT recurring last Sun Mar 2:00 last Sun Oct 3:00
dns domain-lookup inside
dns domain-lookup outside
dns server-group DefaultDNS
 domain-name MS.local
object network obj_any 
object network DNS_Router 
 description DNS Server/Thomson KPN Router     
object network MSRouter01 
 description Cisco ASA 5505 Internet FW/VPN Gateway     
object network ntp.xs4all.nl 
 description Timeserver xs4all     
object network xs2.xs4all.nl 
 description xs2.xs4all.nl     
object network MS-Inet-Range 
 description GeneTwister Public IP addresses    
object network MS_Internet_SubNet 
 description Subnet van het Internet voor GeneTwister    
object network MSWEB01 
 description MSWEB01 Tomcat Server    
object network MSWEB01.foo.bar 
 description MSWEB01 Tomcat Web server Outside    
object network MSWEB01_NAT 
 description MSWEB01 Tomcat Server    
object network TomcatWebServer 
 description Virtual Server for Tomcat on    
object network NAT_MSWEB01 
 description Tomcat Web Server    
object network WebServer 
 description Tomcat  Server    
object network internalnetwork 
 description Intern Netwerk    
object network internal_net 
 description Interne Netwerk    
object network DNS1.KPN.NET 
 description DNS server 1 KPN   
object network DNS2.KPN.NET 
 description DNS 2 server KPN   
object network NETWORK_OBJ_172.31.7.192_28 
object network NETWORK_OBJ_172.31.7.192_27 
object network NETWORK_OBJ_172.31.9.192_28 
object network PublicServer_NAT1 
object network PublicServer_NAT2 
object network NETWORK_OBJ_10.31.7.96_28 
object network A_10.10.10.149 
object network PublicServer_NAT3 
object-group service Web tcp
 description HTTP and HTTPS traffic
 port-object eq www
 port-object eq https
object-group service DM_INLINE_SERVICE_1
 service-object tcp destination eq domain 
 service-object udp destination eq domain 
object-group service DM_INLINE_TCP_1 tcp
 port-object eq www
 port-object eq https
 port-object eq 8080
object-group network DM_INLINE_NETWORK_1
 network-object object DNS_Router
 network-object object DNS1.KPN.NET
 network-object object DNS2.KPN.NET
object-group service Tomcat tcp
 description Tomcat Web Services
 port-object eq www
 port-object eq https
object-group service Tomcat8080 tcp
 description Tomcat on tcp/8080
 port-object eq 8080
object-group service DM_INLINE_TCP_2 tcp
 port-object eq www
 port-object eq https
 port-object eq 8080
object-group network DM_INLINE_NETWORK_2
 network-object object MSWEB01
 network-object object MSWEB01.foo.bar
object-group service DM_INLINE_TCP_3 tcp
 port-object eq ftp
 port-object eq ftp-data
 port-object eq ssh
object-group service DynamicPorts tcp
 description Dynamic Ports High
 port-object range 1024 65535
access-list inside_access_in remark Alllow POP3
access-list inside_access_in extended permit tcp any eq pop3 
access-list inside_access_in remark Allow web traffic http tcp/80 and https tcp/443
access-list inside_access_in extended permit tcp any object-group DM_INLINE_TCP_1 
access-list inside_access_in remark DNS Traffic to KPN router
access-list inside_access_in extended permit object-group DM_INLINE_SERVICE_1 object-group DM_INLINE_NETWORK_1 
access-list inside_access_in remark ntp traffic
access-list inside_access_in extended permit udp object ntp.xs4all.nl eq ntp 
access-list inside_access_in remark ssh to xs2.xs4all.nl
access-list inside_access_in extended permit tcp object xs2.xs4all.nl eq ssh 
access-list inside_access_in remark icmp traffic
access-list inside_access_in extended permit icmp any 
access-list inside_access_in remark Allow FTP, SCP & SSH
access-list inside_access_in extended permit tcp any object-group DM_INLINE_TCP_3 
access-list inside_access_in remark TCP High 1024-65535
access-list inside_access_in extended permit tcp any object-group DynamicPorts 
access-list inside_access_in remark Clean-up rule
access-list inside_access_in extended deny ip any any 
access-list outside_access_in extended permit tcp any host eq 3389 
access-list outside_access_in extended permit tcp any host eq 8080 
access-list outside_access_in remark Allow web traffic forwarded to MSWEB01
access-list outside_access_in extended permit tcp any object-group DM_INLINE_NETWORK_2 object-group DM_INLINE_TCP_2 
access-list outside_access_in remark icmp answers
access-list outside_access_in extended permit icmp any 
access-list outside_access_in extended permit tcp any object MSWEB01.foo.bar object-group Tomcat8080 
access-list outside_access_in remark Allow L2TP over IPsec Traffic for MS VPN's
access-list outside_access_in extended permit udp any interface outside eq 1701 
access-list outside_access_in remark Cleanup rule Outside
access-list outside_access_in extended deny ip any any 
pager lines 24
logging enable
logging asdm informational
mtu inside 1500
mtu outside 1500
ip local pool VPN_IP_Pool mask
icmp unreachable rate-limit 1 burst-size 1
icmp permit any inside
no asdm history enable
arp timeout 14400
nat (inside,outside) source static internalnetwork internalnetwork destination static NETWORK_OBJ_172.31.7.192_28 NETWORK_OBJ_172.31.7.192_28
nat (inside,outside) source static any any destination static NETWORK_OBJ_172.31.7.192_27 NETWORK_OBJ_172.31.7.192_27
nat (inside,outside) source static any any destination static NETWORK_OBJ_172.31.9.192_28 NETWORK_OBJ_172.31.9.192_28
nat (inside,outside) source static any any destination static NETWORK_OBJ_10.31.7.96_28 NETWORK_OBJ_10.31.7.96_28
object network internal_net
 nat (any,outside) dynamic interface
object network PublicServer_NAT2
 nat (inside,outside) static MSWEB01.foo.bar service tcp 8080 www 
object network PublicServer_NAT3
 nat (inside,outside) static A_10.10.10.149
access-group inside_access_in in interface inside
access-group outside_access_in in interface outside
route outside 1
timeout xlate 3:00:00
timeout conn 1:00:00 half-closed 0:10:00 udp 0:02:00 icmp 0:00:02
timeout sunrpc 0:10:00 h323 0:05:00 h225 1:00:00 mgcp 0:05:00 mgcp-pat 0:05:00
timeout sip 0:30:00 sip_media 0:02:00 sip-invite 0:03:00 sip-disconnect 0:02:00
timeout sip-provisional-media 0:02:00 uauth 0:05:00 absolute
timeout tcp-proxy-reassembly 0:01:00
dynamic-access-policy-record DfltAccessPolicy
aaa-server WindowsAD protocol radius
aaa-server WindowsAD (inside) host
 timeout 5
 key *****
http server enable
http inside
no snmp-server location
no snmp-server contact
snmp-server enable traps snmp authentication linkup linkdown coldstart
crypto ipsec transform-set ESP-AES-256-MD5 esp-aes-256 esp-md5-hmac 
crypto ipsec transform-set ESP-DES-SHA esp-des esp-sha-hmac 
crypto ipsec transform-set ESP-DES-MD5 esp-des esp-md5-hmac 
crypto ipsec transform-set ESP-AES-192-MD5 esp-aes-192 esp-md5-hmac 
crypto ipsec transform-set ESP-3DES-MD5 esp-3des esp-md5-hmac 
crypto ipsec transform-set ESP-AES-256-SHA esp-aes-256 esp-sha-hmac 
crypto ipsec transform-set ESP-AES-128-SHA esp-aes esp-sha-hmac 
crypto ipsec transform-set ESP-AES-192-SHA esp-aes-192 esp-sha-hmac 
crypto ipsec transform-set ESP-AES-128-MD5 esp-aes esp-md5-hmac 
crypto ipsec transform-set ESP-3DES-SHA esp-3des esp-sha-hmac 
crypto ipsec transform-set TRANS_ESP_3DES_SHA esp-3des esp-sha-hmac 
crypto ipsec transform-set TRANS_ESP_3DES_SHA mode transport
crypto ipsec transform-set TRANS_ESP_3DES_MD5 esp-3des esp-md5-hmac 
crypto ipsec transform-set TRANS_ESP_3DES_MD5 mode transport
crypto ipsec security-association lifetime seconds 28800
crypto ipsec security-association lifetime kilobytes 4608000
crypto dynamic-map SYSTEM_DEFAULT_CRYPTO_MAP 65535 set pfs group1
crypto dynamic-map SYSTEM_DEFAULT_CRYPTO_MAP 65535 set transform-set ESP-AES-128-SHA ESP-AES-128-MD5 ESP-AES-192-SHA ESP-AES-192-MD5 ESP-AES-256-SHA ESP-AES-256-MD5 ESP-3DES-SHA ESP-3DES-MD5 ESP-DES-SHA ESP-DES-MD5
crypto map outside_map 65535 ipsec-isakmp dynamic SYSTEM_DEFAULT_CRYPTO_MAP
crypto map outside_map interface outside
crypto isakmp enable outside
crypto isakmp policy 10
 authentication pre-share
 encryption 3des
 hash sha
 group 2
 lifetime 86400
group-delimiter @
telnet timeout 5
ssh inside
ssh timeout 5
console timeout 0
dhcpd auto_config outside

threat-detection basic-threat
threat-detection statistics host
threat-detection statistics port
threat-detection statistics protocol
threat-detection statistics access-list
no threat-detection statistics tcp-intercept
ntp server prefer
 enable outside
 tunnel-group-list enable
 smart-tunnel list test test winword.exe platform windows
group-policy DefaultRAGroup internal
group-policy DefaultRAGroup attributes
 wins-server value
 dns-server value
 vpn-tunnel-protocol l2tp-ipsec 
 split-tunnel-policy tunnelspecified
 default-domain value MS.local
group-policy DfltGrpPolicy attributes
  url-list value Intranet
  smart-tunnel enable test
username admin password aacKuBhBgMG98f/B encrypted privilege 15
username henk password UahwxQobBtX0uq3y encrypted privilege 15
tunnel-group DefaultRAGroup general-attributes
 address-pool VPN_IP_Pool
 authentication-server-group WindowsAD
 authorization-server-group WindowsAD
tunnel-group DefaultRAGroup webvpn-attributes
 group-alias L2TP enable
tunnel-group DefaultRAGroup ipsec-attributes
 pre-shared-key *****
tunnel-group DefaultRAGroup ppp-attributes
 no authentication chap
 no authentication ms-chap-v1
 authentication ms-chap-v2
tunnel-group DefaultWEBVPNGroup webvpn-attributes
 group-alias Local enable
tunnel-group-map default-group DefaultWEBVPNGroup
prompt hostname context 
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Author Comment

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I use that one as a guideline, this does not work and is confusing. I use ASA 8.3.
I need someone who can point out were I go wrong.
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Expert Comment

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I think there is a discrepancy on step 7 of that doc.    

Step 7 Create a tunnel group with the tunnel-group command, and link the name of the group policy to the tunnel group with the default-group-policy command from tunnel group general-attributes mode:
hostname(config)# tunnel-group name type ipsec-ra
hostname(config)# tunnel-group name general-attributes
hostname(config-tunnel-general)# group-policy group_policy_name

I don't see ipsec-ra in your config.
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Expert Comment

ID: 34657039
Any updates?

Author Comment

ID: 34849805
Abandoned the original plan. Started to install Cisco VPN clients and configured the FW with the wizard to work with Cisco VPN.
Resolution did not work for me.


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ok thx

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