Remote-access Guide

firepower management center remote access

by Mr. Lucio Abernathy Published 2 years ago Updated 1 year ago

Use the Remote Access VPN Policy wizard in the Firepower Management Center to quickly and easily set up SSL and IPsec-IKEv2 remote access VPNs with basic capabilities. Then, enhance the policy configuration if desired and deploy it to your Firepower Threat Defense secure gateway devices.

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How do I enable remote access on firepower Management Center?

Procedure 1 On your Firepower Management Center web interface, choose Devices > VPN > Remote Access. Existing remote access policies are listed. 2 Select a remote access VPN policy and click Edit . 3 Connection Profile —Provide a name that the remote users will use for VPN connections. ... 4 Click Save . ...

How to configure VPN on firepower Management Center?

On your Firepower Management Center web interface, choose Devices > VPN > Remote Access. Step 2 Select a existing remote access policy and click Edit; or click Add to create a new remote access VPN policy. For a new remote access VPN policy, configure the authentication while selecting connection profile settings.

How does the firepower threat defense remote access VPN gateway work?

On successful authentication, you will be connected to the Firepower Threat Defense remote access VPN gateway. The applicable identity or QoS policy is enforced according to your remote access VPN policy configuration. You can add targeted devices while you create a new remote access VPN policy, or change them later.

How do I change the client address in firepower Management Center?

On your Firepower Management Center web interface, choose Devices > VPN > Remote Access. Existing remote access policies are listed. Select a remote access VPN policy click Edit . Select the connection profile that you want to update and click Edit > Client Address Assignment . Select the following for Address Pools :


What is Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility?

The Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility client provides secure SSL or IPsec (IKEv2) connections to the Firepower Threat Defense device for remote users with full VPN profiling to corporate resources. Without a previously-installed client, remote users can enter the IP address of an interface configured to accept clientless VPN connections in their browser to download and install the AnyConnect client. The Firepower Threat Defense device downloads the client that matches the operating system of the remote computer. After downloading, the client installs and establishes a secure connection. In case of a previously installed client, when the user authenticates, the Firepower Threat Defense device, examines the version of the client, and upgrades the client if necessary.

What to do if AAA server is on data interface?

If you place a AAA server on a data interface, be sure the management-only routing policies do not match traffic destined for a data interface. For example, if you have a default route through the Diagnostic interface, then traffic will never fall back to the data routing table. Use the show route management-only and show route commands to verify routing determination.

How to upload Cisco AnyConnect client image?

You can upload the Cisco AnyConnect Mobility client image to the Firepower Management Center by using the AnyConnect File object. For more information, see FTD File Objects. For more information about the client image, see Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client Image .

Can Firepower Threat Defense resolve IP addresses?

Without DNS, the devices cannot resolve AAA server names, named URLs, and CA Servers with FQDN or Hostnames. It can only resolve IP addresses.

Does Firepower Threat Defense have a default group policy?

The Firepower Threat Defense device does not support inheriting system default attributes from the default group policy, DfltGrpPolicy. The attributes on the group policy assigned to the connection profile are used for the user session, if they are not overridden by user attributes or the group policy from the AAA server as indicated above.

Does FTD support IKEv2?

FTD supports only IKEv2 for remote access VPNs.

What port is used for a RADIUS server?

The authentication port on your RADIUS server. Use port_2, port_3, etc. to specify ports for the backup servers.

How to integrate Duo with Cisco FTD?

To integrate Duo with your Cisco FTD SSL VPN, you will need to install a local Duo proxy service on a machine within your network. This Duo proxy server will receive incoming RADIUS requests from your Cisco FTD SSL VPN, contact your existing local LDAP/AD or RADIUS server to perform primary authentication, and then contact Duo's cloud service for secondary authentication.

What is a secret in authentication?

A secret to be shared between the Authentication Proxy and your existing RADIUS server. If you're on Windows and would like to encrypt this secret, see Encrypting Passwords in the full Authentication Proxy documentation.

What is a domain username?

The username of a domain account that has permission to bind to your directory and perform searches. We recommend creating a service account that has read-only access.

Where is the authproxy.log file?

If the service starts successfully, Authentication Proxy service output is written to the authproxy.log file, which can be found in the log subdirectory.

Does Firepower 6.7 have a duo?

The SAML VPN instructions for Firepower 6.7 and later feature inline enrollment and the interactive Duo Prompt for both web-based VPN logins and AnyConnect 4.6+ client logins. This deployment option features Duo Single Sign-On, our cloud-hosted SAML 2.0 identity provider. Primary and Duo secondary authentication occur at the identity provider, not at the ASA itself.

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