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PIX/ASA – Failover, LAN to LAN IPsec VPN, Remote Access VPN

posted in Cisco Networking, Technical
by on January 14th, 2010 tags: , , , , ,

I am sure that those who stop by this blog have been affected by the recession and cut backs in one way or another. As a consultant, I find myself having to adapt to customer’s requirements and take on fields that had been previously picked up by someone else. In a rare moment of introspection I was reminded of a quote: “It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.” It is this quote that is the basis for this “how to”. If you are a CCNA or normally just an R&S guy, who have been asked to put on another “hat” for the time being then this is for you.

The scenario is that your company has decided to use the “internet as its backbone” instead of using telco provided dedicated lines to cut back on costs (similar to this article on MPLS based VPNs). You, being the “Cisco guy”, have to set up a PoC (proof of concept) for a small network with the following features:

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