Configuring IPSec remote access VPN on Cisco ASA using preshared keys

In this lesson we’ll take a look how to configure remote access IPsec VPN using the Cisco VPN client. This allows remote users to connect to the ASA and access the remote network through an IPsec encrypted tunnel.

The remote user requires the Cisco VPN client software on his/her computer, once the connection is established the user will receive a private IP address from the ASA and has access to the network.

The Cisco VPN client is end-of-life and has been replaced by the Cisco Anyconnect Secure Mobility Client. It’s not supported any more but still widely in use nowadays.

This is the topology that we will use for this example:

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