Step By Step Guide To Setup Windows 7/Vista VPN Client to Remote Access Cisco ASA5500 Firewall

Please follow these steps to configure Windows LP2T/IPsec client for Cisco VPN if you have Windows 7 or Vista Operating System.

Create VPN Connection

a. Open Control Panel in Windows 7/Vista

Start > Control Panel

b. View network status and tasks

c. Setup a new network connection and choose "Connect to a workplace"

d. Use my internet connection (VPN)

e. Enter your Cisco ASA5500 firewall IP address

f. Enter the firewall username and password and click "Create" button

g. Close the "Connect to Workplace" window

h. Go back to the "Network and Sharing Center" and click "Change adaptor settings" in the left side.

i. Right click the VPN connection you just created and choose "Properties".

j. Choose "L2TP/IPSec" from "Type of VPN" pulldown and only check "MS-CHAP v2" protocol.

k. Click "Advanced Settings" button and enter the preshared key.

l. In the "Network" tab and choose "Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) and click "Properties" button.

m. Click "Advanced" button and check off "Use defaut gateway in remote network".

Connect VPN

a. Connect

Doubel the VPN connection and click "Connect" button.

b. Connect successful

Other Resources

  1. L2TP Over IPsec Between Windows 2000/XP PC and PIX/ASA 7.2 Using Pre-shared Key Configuration Example
  2. How to configure an L2TP/IPSec connection by using Preshared Key Authentication
  3. Step By Step Guide To Setup Remote Access VPN In Cisco ASA5500 Firewall With Cisco ASDM
  4. Step By Step Guide To Setup Windows XP/2000 VPN Client to Remote Access Cisco ASA5500 Firewall


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