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PIX ip local pool problem

I have added a new PIX-PIX VPN to my existing system and am having a problem getting VPN clients that connect to my PIX to be able to see addresses behind the other PIX.

My local nodes (on my subnet) can see the nodes on the remote PIX subnet fine, but we suspect hat it is because of the subnet mask assigned to my VPN clients that they cannot "see" the other network.

local PIX internal addresses

remote PIX internal addresses

My VPN clients get an address from my pool of

but I think the problem is that the subnet mask they get is

When I try to assign a mask to the IP LOCAL POOL command I always get an error that the mask is bad.

How can I get my pool to give an address at last of ?

Thank you


Re: PIX ip local pool problem

the mask is automatically pushed from the pix according to the class, i.e. class a

it is not necessary to keep the pool in the same range, and you can simply assign