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Creating VPN tunnel between Cisco ASA and Watchguard XTM

Today was the second time I’ve done this in around a year, it’s a little uncommon to be honest, which means googling advice on how to do it, is a bit thin.

Todays walk through is also made even more different by the fact that at the branch site containing the Watchguard, its connected to a Cisco 857w router, with a Public IP address NAT’d to it due to the site having an ASDL connection.

See the below diagram I’ve sketched up in visio;

Cisco to Watchguard diagram

It’s actually easy enough to setup, the official documentation on the Watchguard is here, but doesnt cover it all.

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Cisco ASA – Allow traffic between two same security level interfaces

This is just a quick one,

A customer of mine has two companies running in the same building, using the same ISP connection, as such the Firewall is essentially the core of the network. I put in this network and although its not exactly best practise, its a case of making do with what they had and could afford.

Today he logged a support ticket stating he couldnt connect between two internal different subnets any more, (192.168.x.x and 172.16.x.x)

The fix for this was inputting the command; Continue reading Cisco ASA – Allow traffic between two same security level interfaces