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Old 29-01-2011
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Need help to setup ipsec setup with certificates

Setting up a L2TP/IPSec connection is not as easy as setting up a PPTP connection. I tried a lot of resources here by nothing worked out. I have some doubts which I want to clear out here and hope that i can get the most appropriate solution for that. It is common that in Windows XP/2003 you can perform the authentication between the VPN client and VPN server. This was related to not only certificates, but also you can predefined keys for that. But after an upgrade I am no able to figure out how this things work. At the starting I just want to figure out the setup of Certification Authority. How to do that.
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Re: Need help to setup ipsec setup with certificates

In addition to the VPN client it is possible to run the VPN server by adding another CA. The full form for that is certification authority. It issues certificates for VPN server and VPN client. You must fill up the all needed requirement before performing the setup like IIS. Also make sure that you install the Active Server Pages (ASP, not ASP.NET) with. Then install a serve authority via control panel. You can check the same in add remove program. As a key strength for the public key 2048 bits. It is possible for anyone to choose either a weaker or stronger key. Key strength not only increases the security, but also the computational cost for the processor. The key, however, should not be less than 1024 bits in length.
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Re: Need help to setup ipsec setup with certificates

Technically IPSec connections are made through firewall rules. For the implementation of an Active Directory environment you need to put the least effort. It already offers an integrated Kerberos authentication, and allows quick and easy distribution of the appropriate firewall rules. There are some general principals that you must carry out for the ipsec implementation. That is you must provide a a detailed rule on the server. Second you must have an outbound rule to the client and it is not necessary to have a dc on the server. IPSec must be implemented in the present application. Try to use the most latest version of software's.
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Re: Need help to setup ipsec setup with certificates

After distribution of group policies and configuration of Windows Firewall with Advanced Security settings you can then issues the new rules. Under the Monitoring node you can test how they affect and what can be the output. You can simply open a Telnet connection to the server and checks both main mode and quick mode. The service certificate may be installed on any server, even on the domain controllers. To install them you have to go to Add or Remove Programs and then choose and choose Windows Components from there. Then check for the Certificate Service and also the IIS Web server, and then click Next.
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Old 31-01-2011
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Re: Need help to setup ipsec setup with certificates

Sometime you do not found the certificates and some you can get issue of implementing the same.For that first enter the Certificate service and choose the Enterprise Root CA. Then here you will need to enter a name for the certificate and continue the installation. Once the installation is finished, go to User Manager Active Directory, and in the properties of your domain. Go in the Group Policy then and from change your GPO. After that you can go in Computer Configuration > Windows Settings > "Security Settings > Public Key Policies > Automatic Certificate Request Settings. Right click on the last one and click on new. One done reboot your system.
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Re: Need help to setup ipsec setup with certificates

I will provide you some help on iis here. To install a Internet Authentication Service you will need to run the setup via Add / Remove Windows Components. Go in Details and then click on Networking Services. After that choose Internet Authentication Service. The one thing which is needed now is that you must now to save IAS in Active Directory so that it can communicate. To do this, you must go to the manager Internet Authentication Service and right click on Internet Authentication Service and click on Register Internet Authentication Service in Active Directory. For the vpn you can tick the option in that. Provide with the ip address and the location of the server.
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