ASA 5505 remote-vpn help

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Feb 6th, 2008
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Out-of-the box configuration. Changed the internal ip range, DHCP pool and ASDM config. Then I ran the VPN wizard to connect a VPN client. I cant establish a tunnel what so ever. Find attached the config and the log.

Thank you in advanced for you help


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srue Wed, 02/06/2008 - 10:35
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I pulled this off of a working config, 5505 7.2(3)


ip local pool vpnpool 10.x.y.1-10.x.y.10 mask

crypto ipsec transform-set AES256_SHA esp-aes-256 esp-sha-hmac

crypto dynamic-map DYNAMICMAP 5 set transform-set AES256_SHA

crypto dynamic-map DYNAMICMAP 5 set security-association lifetime seconds 7200

crypto map CRYPTOMAP 5 ipsec-isakmp dynamic DYNAMICMAP

crypto map CRYPTOMAP interface outside

crypto isakmp enable outside

crypto isakmp policy 5

authentication pre-share

encryption aes-256

hash sha

group 2

lifetime 86400

crypto isakmp nat-traversal 20

group-policy GROUPPOLICYNAME internal

group-policy GROUPPOLICYNAME attributes

dns-server value 10.x.y.z

vpn-idle-timeout 120

vpn-tunnel-protocol IPSec

split-tunnel-policy tunnelspecified

split-tunnel-network-list value splittunnel_acl

default-domain value

split-dns value

tunnel-group VPNGROUPNAME type ipsec-ra

tunnel-group VPNGROUPNAME general-attributes

address-pool vpnpool

default-group-policy GROUPPOLICYNAME

tunnel-group VPNGROUPNAME ipsec-attributes

pre-shared-key *

isakmp ikev1-user-authentication none


the very last line disables xauth...

niko.hartung Wed, 02/06/2008 - 11:15
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Thanks for your quick response. I've tried to disable xauth already but no luck.

srue Wed, 02/06/2008 - 11:21
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based on your configuration, you have to set the group name (in the cisco vpn client) to

is that really what you want?

you also don't have nat-t enabled, which might be causing issues.

if you don't want xauth, just add that last line under the tunnel-group ipsec attributes.

husycisco Wed, 02/06/2008 - 11:22
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Hi Niko

Attached config is a mess, attach the config you made after analyzing srue's sample RA-VPN config


niko.hartung Wed, 02/06/2008 - 12:07
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Thanks for your quick response. I've tried to disable xauth already but no luck.


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