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Essential Check Point™ FireWall-1® NG: An Installation, Configuration, and Troubleshooting Guide by Dameon D. Welch-Abernathy

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Microsoft L2TP Clients

Configuring FireWall-1 to work with L2TP clients[1] is fairly straightforward. First, you must set up Office Mode as described in the previous section. Additionally, make sure that the L2TP-specific options are configured accordingly. This is configured in the gateway object in the Remote Access frame. The L2TP Support checkbox allows you to use L2TP clients in place of SecureClient. Specify the authentication method for the user-based portion of the authentication and the certificate FireWall-1 will present to the clients. MD5 Challenge uses a username and password for authentication purposes versus a certificate. If MD5 Challenge is used, make sure that users are configured with IKE pre-shared secrets. The IKE pre-shared ...

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