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Sacramento, CA
reply to kasper501

Re: Another USG 50 newb...Cisco VPN Client getting dropped

NATT is NAT Traversal and its UDP port 4500, which you can see from the logs is involved with your VPN client getting caught in the firewall.



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BBARRERA...Thanks so much. Thank you, everyone, for your assistance!!! Its finally working, I'm no longer getting disconnected from my work vpn client. I've been connected for over an hour now. Its sites like this that make the internet so awesome.

I do have one more question....not sure if I should start another post, its related to my AT&T microcell. I dont have cell coverage in my house so I need the microcell to get a cell connection. My MicroCell has been dropping connection too since I setup the new router. I was thinking of using the DMZ port; is this how I should configure the default DMZ rules to allow the following ports to pass through?

123/UDP: NTP timing (NTP traffic)
443/TCP: Https over TLS/SSL for provisioning and management traffic
4500/UDP: IPSec NAT Traversal (for all signaling, data, voice traffic)
500/UDP: IPSec Phase 1 prior to NAT detection (after NAT detection, 4500/UDP is used)
4500/UDP: After NAT detection, 4500/UDP is used

Sacramento, CA
If you have only 1 public IP, I can't think of any advantage in setting up DMZ. Just forward those ports to your microcell and then likely have problems with your work laptop VPN.


reply to kasper501
Microcell does not require a DMZ, since you've already taken NATT and IKE out of the default rule that normally forces those inbound to the Zywall, you'll be good.

Microcell needs to make a VPN tunnel to AT&T's datacenter, almost identical to how your machine makes a VPN tunnel to your office.