I would like to know if CISCO 857 allows remote software Cisco VPN clients aside from site to site VPN. I heard that all VPN cisco cable devices allow cisco VPN client software connections, is that true?
Thanks a lot for your help
Allow me to explain a bit further to clarify some of the terminologies used which might cause confusion.
Cisco VPN router can terminate the following types of tunnels.
a. Lan to Lan tunnels
b. Dynamic Lan to Lan tunnels
c. VPN clients terminations
d. Easy VPN clients terminations
a & b, are very similar
c & d, are very similar
except - option c uses the VPN clients (software) installed on the PC or a MAC systems
Option d, uses hardware to connect to the IOS routers. You can use a Cisco Router or a PIX firewall or a 3002 or ASA to connect to the Cisco router which would be acting as an IOS Easy VPN server. And the device connecting to the Easy VPN server is called as a Easy VPN client.
Hope this explains the terminologies a bit more in detail.
To answer your question, Security Feature does allow support for Easy VPN client and server.
And what you are trying to accomplish is option c. So, the security feature option should work out well for you.
Hope this explains your queries.
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