How to Configure Access Control Lists on a Cisco ASA 5500 Firewall

“Sponsored Links” The following article describes how to configure Access Control Lists (ACL) on Cisco ASA 5500 firewalls. An ACL is the central configuration feature to enforce security rules on your network. The Cisco ASA 5500 is the new Cisco firewall model series which followed the successful Cisco PIX firewall appliance. Cisco calls the ASA […]

Comparison Between Cisco ASA WebVPN Technologies

Cisco ASA supports two major WebVPN modes: Clientless WebVPN and Anyconnect WebVPN. Let’s see the differences between the two WebVPN modes and I’m sure you will understand why the AnyConnect mode is much better in my opinion. Clientless WebVPN does not require any VPN client to be installed on user’s computer. It uses a normal […]

How to Create and Manage Access Control Lists on Cisco ASA

Access Control Lists (ACLs) are sequential lists of permit and deny conditions applied to traffic flows on a device interface. ACLs are based on various criteria including protocol type source IP address, destination IP address, source port number, and/or destination port number. ACLs can be used to filter traffic for various purposes including security, monitoring, […]

Allowing Microsoft PPTP through Cisco ASA

The Microsoft Point to Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP) is used to create a Virtual Private Network (VPN) between a PPTP client and server. It is used for remote access from mobile users to connect back to their corporate network over the Internet. A PPTP client connects and authenticates to the PPTP server which assigns an […]