Chapter 5. Configuring the Cisco VPN 3000 for Remote Access Using Digital Certificates

After completing this chapter, you will be able to perform the following tasks:

  • Understand the basics of a CA

  • Install a root CA certificate

  • Install identity certificates

  • Implement a CA-based remote-access VPN

  • Configure a Cisco VPN Concentrator for CA support

  • Configure the Cisco VPN Client for CA support

So far this book has covered the creation of a remote-access virtual private network (VPN) using preshared keys. Public Key Cryptography implemented as a Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) is a way to implement a scalable authentication solution that provides more security than using preshared keys. This chapter provides an overview of certification authority (CA) and ...

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