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Cisco PIX: How to restrict remote access to VPN using IP addresses/hostnames
From: Vahid Pazirandeh <vpaziran () yahoo com>
Date: Mon, 18 Sep 2006 16:04:46 -0700 (PDT)
1. I don't want VPN access open to the entire world. Is there a way to limit
its access with ACLs?
2. A follow-up question: can I restrict access to VPN clients based on their
hostnames instead of IPs?
I have a Cisco PIX 515E with 7.2(1) software up and running. I'm very new to
VPN in general, but remote access VPN is working.
I tried using IPSec over TCP (which works), but even if I have a "deny ip any
any" rule for the outside interface, TCP connections are still permitted to the
VPN port 10000 (wow!). How can I deny them? I feel strange having the VPN so
exposed to port scanning.
I did find the "set peer" option:
crypto dynamic-map dyn1 1 set peer 184.108.40.206
which would only allow VPN clients having IP 220.127.116.11 to login, but the problem
is they still receive a login prompt. Is there a way to hide the VPN entirely
(like just dropping the pkts for unknown clients).
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- Cisco PIX: How to restrict remote access to VPN using IP addresses/hostnames Vahid Pazirandeh (Sep 19)