Month: October 2018

Site to Site VPN behind router (ADSL)

In most cases, a branch (remote) office uses a static outside IP address to connects to a main office and we covered that in a previous post.

We configured a site-to-site IPsec VPN between two Cisco ASA firewalls with static IP address on both end, and also we covered site-to-site VPN with Dynamic IP on one end.

What if one of the remote ASA firewall at branch office is behind provider router (ADSL) and have a dynamic public IP from the ISP?

In this post I will take you through the steps to configure a PPPoE, IPsec/GRE VPN tunnel behind provider router (ADSL) with dynamic IP in the remote office.

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Cisco Site to Site VPN (Dynamic to Static)

In most cases, a branch office uses a static outside IP address to connects to a main office by configuring a site-to-site IPsec VPN between two Cisco ASA firewalls with static IP address on both end, But what if one of the remote ASA firewalls has a dynamic IP address?

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Cisco Router – Switch DHCP server configuration

DHCP server on a Cisco router or switch.

DHCP is an application layer protocol used to distribute network configuration parameters, such as IP addresses, subnet masks, default gateways, etc.. to devices on the network. a DHCP client send request to a DHCP server. A DHCP server is assigns network parameters (IP address) to the DHCP client from configured IP addresses pool.

Cisco router and switches can be configured as a DHCP server, In this post I will walks you through the configuration process.

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