Category Archives: IOS

IKEv2 between IOS routers with certificate authentication

We are about to switch from pre-shared keys IKEv2 authentication to an authentication with digital certificates. Our topology remains the same, but router named SERVER has two more functions. It’s a time server and a CA server: Let’s change our … Continue reading

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IKEv2 between IOS routers (SVTI – Static Virtual Tunnel Interface)

Ok, let’s continue our IKEv2 saga… Last time we saw how to do do an IKEv2 tunnel between two IOS routers using crypto maps. This way of configuring IPSec tunnels is ok, but it evolved to SVTI or Static Virtual … Continue reading

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IKEv2 between two IOS routers (crypto map way)

Up to now, we saw how to do IKEv2 tunnel between two ASA firewalls and IKEv2 tunnel between an ASA firewall and an IOS router. We have solid knowledge about this IKEv2 stuff and because of that, this article will … Continue reading

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IKEv2 between ASA firewall and IOS router

In previous blog we saw hot to do a site to site IPSec VPN between two Cisco ASA devices. Using IKEv2 for policies negotiations and tunnel establishment. Now, we will change our scenario a bit so that “Company B” uses … Continue reading

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Let’s play with a NetFlow

I like to open my blogs with a scenario. That way the problem is much more easy to cope with. Today’s problem is this: we have a server that gets hit with some traffic from the Internet. We want to … Continue reading

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Cisco ACS 5.x Use Case: Authorization and Accounting Commands

I would say that this blog rounds up a story about network device administration. This time we will authorize users to do certain commands and account for what they do. The ACS config is (almost) blank and router config is … Continue reading

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Cisco ACS 5.x Use Case: Authenticating Enable Access Against AAA Server

Ok, last time we configured our ACS server and a router to authenticate users when they try to log in via VTY line. Now we will change a little bit that scenario and make some changes in the ACS toward … Continue reading

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