ASA 7.0 (6) vs Microsoft vs VPN

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Jul 1st, 2008

Good afternoon. Whether probably to organize VPN connection between ASA5520 (versions 7.0 (6)) with Microsoft? If it probably prompt as it to make. Thanks.

I have this problem too.
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purohit_810 Tue, 07/01/2008 - 20:47

Both are secure.

what you would , can you tell something more in detail?

- Dharmesh Purohit

bden Tue, 07/01/2008 - 21:10

I need to make VPN connection between Microsoft XP a computer and ASA 7.0 (6)

francisco_1 Tue, 07/01/2008 - 22:34

On the security scale, PPTP VPNs are the least secure, but, when set up appropriately, can actually be pretty good for many organizations that don't need FBI style protection. PPTP VPNs also happen to be easy to use from the client perspective since most modern operating systems include a PPTP client. On the server side of the equation, since PPTP does not require a complete certificate architecture (PKI) to get up and running, these VPN types are easier to get working. For the most secure PPTP, disable any encryption method below 128-bit and use a reasonable authentication method, such as EAP or MS-CHAPv2 (which supports rotating keys). Further, make sure your users are always using strong passwords.

On the other hand you have the ASA 5520 so make use of it properly. the ASA is a vpn appliance supporting a wide range of deployment and application environments, the Cisco ASA 5520 Series SSL/IPsec VPN Edition will delivers maximum value to your organization with the most comprehensive set of Secure Socket Layer (SSL) and IP security (IPsec) Virtual Private Network (VPN) features, performance, and scalability.

The link below will help you setup Remote VPN on ASA using the cisco vpn client on your Microsoft XP computer

see http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps6120/products_configuration_example09186a008060f25c.shtml

bden Tue, 07/01/2008 - 22:46

Cisco VPN-Client to use it is impossible.

It is necessary to lift VPN connection by regular means Microsoft XP.

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