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Cisco RV180W VPN configuratin

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I am trying to set up the VPN on a Cisco RV180W router. I will be honest this is something I know very little about and I need a step by step guide on how to do it
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by:M Roe
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Make sure you have the latest firmware on this device First.  Just had issues with one and firmware fixed them.

Manual to setup.  Used this to configure mine


http://s3.amazonaws.com/szmanuals/5a62f1b00f2818b98cb8964ec2ab433f
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I have followed the guide but cant connect, it just hangs saying connecting. This is the log file

2014/03/28 16:39:01 [STATUS]OS Version: Windows 7
2014/03/28 16:39:01 [STATUS]Windows Firewall Domain Profile Settings: ON
2014/03/28 16:39:01 [STATUS]Windows Firewall Private Profile Settings: ON
2014/03/28 16:39:01 [STATUS]Windows Firewall Private Profile Settings: ON
2014/03/28 16:39:01 [STATUS]One network interface detected with IP address x.x.x.x
2014/03/28 16:39:01 [STATUS]Connecting...
2014/03/28 16:39:01 [DEBUG]Input VPN Server Address = x.x.x.x
2014/03/28 16:39:01 [STATUS]Connecting to remote gateway with IP address: x.x.x.x
2014/03/28 16:39:02 [WARNING]Server's certificate doesn't exist on your local computer.
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by:M Roe
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Is the VPN going to another VPN device or to a microsoft server?



Mine is like this

Client(win 7)---RV180(static IP)---internet----RV180(static IP)----Server 2008
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by:miller75
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It's client ---netgear dn3000 - internet - RV180(static ip)
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by:M Roe
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what type of connection pptp, ipsec, etc
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M Roe earned 500 total points
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Connect to the rv180 and go to security SSL certificate

Export for client

install certificate on client machine
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by:miller75
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Thanks guys I have exported the certificate and added it to the folder, I still cant connect now I am getting the following in the log

2014/03/28 21:05:22 [STATUS]OS Version: Windows 7
2014/03/28 21:05:22 [STATUS]Windows Firewall Domain Profile Settings: ON
2014/03/28 21:05:22 [STATUS]Windows Firewall Private Profile Settings: ON
2014/03/28 21:05:22 [STATUS]Windows Firewall Private Profile Settings: ON
2014/03/28 21:05:22 [STATUS]One network interface detected with IP address x.x.x.x
2014/03/28 21:05:22 [STATUS]Connecting...
2014/03/28 21:05:22 [DEBUG]Input VPN Server Address = x.x.x.x
2014/03/28 21:05:22 [STATUS]Connecting to remote gateway with IP address: x.x.x.x
2014/03/28 21:05:23 [STATUS]Remote gateway was reached by https ...
2014/03/28 21:05:23 [WARNING]Remote gateway wasn't reached...
2014/03/28 21:05:23 [WARNING]Failed to connect.
2014/03/28 21:05:33 [WARNING]Remote gateway wasn't reached...
2014/03/28 21:05:33 [WARNING]Failed to connect.
2014/03/28 21:05:33 [WARNING]Failed to connect!
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