WebVPN Remote Access

The third type of remote access connectivity I will discuss is how to set up the concentrator to accept WebVPN sessions. I discussed SSL VPNs in Chapter 5, along with the Cisco implementation of SSL VPNs: WebVPN.

SSL uses digital certificates for authentication (in most cases this is server-side authentication). By default, the concentrator will create a self-signed SSL server certificate when it boots up. Or, you can install a third-party SSL identity certificate on the concentrator; however, if you choose this option, you also must install certificates on your web browser clients.

If you choose the latter option, you’ll need to obtain a certificate for your concentrator, which I explained previously in Chapter 7 in the ...

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