Cisco RV042G VPN Configuration

I am setting up a server behind my firewall for VPN access. I have set up my Client to Gateway configuration on the router but I am not certain I did this correctly. I set this up as a Group VPN on WAN1. Here are the questions I have:

1. Local Group Setup - this defaulted to "Subnet" with IP of Is this the correct setting? The other options were IP and IP Range. (router is set up as a DHCP server with range from to
2. IPSec Setup - I accepted the defaults here for both Phase 1 and 2 DH Group: Group 1 - 768 bit, DES, MD5, 2880, Perfect Forward Secrecy - Checked, Group 1 - 768 bit, DES, MD5 and 3600. Do any of these settings need changing?

This is the first VPN I have set up and quite frankly I don't know what most of this means. I just need to make sure that I get the VPN set up correctly.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
1. Subnet looks correct based on your DHCP range.

2. I use DH Group 2, 3DES, SHA1, 28800 seconds for Phase 1. I do not use PFS, and then use 3DES, SHA1 for Phase 2. The key is to use the same settings and at both ends of the tunnel.

3. You need a pre-shared key.

I have used an RV042G for site-to-site but not for groups, but the settings should be similar.

You need a client application for the remote end for each user.

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gactoAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the quick response. I have configured the VPN with the settings you suggested. I did not mention in the original post but I assigned a Pre Shared Key in my original configuration.

JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Thanks for the update, and I was happy to help.
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