How do I allow secure imap access from outside firewall?

rjonesordway
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I have Cisco ASDM 6.2 for ASA and am trying to allow external secure imap access. I have a PAT set up for:

original interface=outside, source=external.mail.ip.address
translated interface=inside, ip address=exchangeserver
PAT original=993 and translated=993 (having these the same doesn't really make sense to me)

When I do a packet trace with the following info, the packet is dropped on the ACL:
interface=outside, type=TCP, source ip=external.mail.ip.address, source port=993, destination ip=internal.exchange.ip, destination port=993

The ACL it fails on is the last outside rule (any any ip deny).

Admittedly I don't know much about this and an external company originally set all this up. There could be all sorts of things wrong with this - but I do know I can't get IMAP from outside, only from the inside.

Thanks!
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I see you have a NAT/PAT in place but do you have an ACL that allows the traffice? Can u post your ASA config?

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Yes. Here you go. Thanks.
acl.html
Your ACL looks fine. What does your NAT line look like?
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Thanks. Here you go. ASDM NAT
Is the Translated address on line 9 of the inside the same as the Source on line 2 of the outside nat's?

Shareef

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Yes it is the same.
Turned out I needed another NAT and a couple more ACLs. Thanks.

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Had to hire someone to fix it.

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