AnyConnect VPN Client - works with IPsec

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Jan 27th, 2010
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How Can I do to AnyConnect VPN Client works with ipsec?

I tried with SSL and is working normally.

But with IPsec not work. Do I need to do something?



Correct Answer by Ivan Martinon about 7 years 3 months ago

Rodrigo, Anyconnect only works with SSL, in order to use IPSec you need the Cisco VPN Client.

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Ivan Martinon Wed, 01/27/2010 - 08:21
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Rodrigo, Anyconnect only works with SSL, in order to use IPSec you need the Cisco VPN Client.

joebenz Wed, 01/27/2010 - 09:20
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Will the Cisco VPN Client and IPSec continue to work after upgrading the ASA from 7.x to 8.x?

joebenz Wed, 01/27/2010 - 09:25
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Awesome, thanks!  That's been my concern with upgrading to 8.x.  Since they came out with AnyConnect, I didn't know if they were doing away with IPSec.  And I was having a difficult time finding documentation on it.

VPNHaus_SF_2 Wed, 01/27/2010 - 12:38
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If you are looking for an IPsec VPN client, check out NCP engineering's Secure Entry Client, it works on both 32 and 64 bit machines (and all Windows OSs).

Nelson Rodrigues Wed, 01/27/2010 - 21:11
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IPsec is not going away @ Cisco. The VPN client continues to be one the most popular apps deployed.

The VPN Client is supported on 32-bit systems. A 64-bit IPSec VPN cleint is also being worked on for sometime this year.

AnyConnect SSL VPN has aways supported 32-bit and 64-bit systems. The next generation version of the AnyConnect being worked on will also include IPsec component (using IKE-V2).

VPNHaus_SF_2 Fri, 01/29/2010 - 06:17
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Looks like you have some options... Is this an immediate need?  If so, it's worth checking out NCPs client.  It is definitely compatible with both 32/64 bit machines and easy to configure. 

Here is the datasheet for more information:


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