Cisco ASA AnyConnect VPN
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Cisco ASA AnyConnect VPN

Learn how to setup Cisco ASA firewall for AnyConnect client vpn solutions
4.2 (43 ratings)
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350 students enrolled
Created by Jimmy Larsson
Last updated 1/2017
English
Current price: $10 Original price: $30 Discount: 67% off
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Includes:
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 3 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand how Cisco AnyConnect VPN solutions work
  • Be able to setup your own Client VPN based on Cisco ASA and AnyConnect
  • Undertand advanced topics and implementations of AnyConnect
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Requirements
  • Basic knowledge of Cisco ASA firewall
Description
In this course You will learn anything about Cisco AnyConnect client VPN solutions.

  • Benefits of using SSL-based VPN compared to IPSec-based
  • How to do a basic configuration of Cisco ASA to accept AnyConnect connections.
  • Configure tunnel modes as full tunnel, split tunnel and hair-pinning of internet access.
  • External user authentication with Active Directory and LDAP
  • Filter VPN-access.
  • Dynamic Access Policies
  • Granular access based on multiple AD group memberships.


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After finishing this course you will feel confident and have full knowledge of all aspects of AnyConnect! You will feel confident in how to setup, manage and troubleshoot Cisco AnyConnect on the Cisco ASA firewall..

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for anyone who is curious to know what possibilites there are with Cisco AnyConnect VPN solutions.
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Curriculum For This Course
23 Lectures
03:10:57
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Introduction
1 Lecture 02:01

Welcome to this course. I will here explain the content of the course.

Preview 02:01
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Introduction to AnyConnect
2 Lectures 08:16

In this introductionary lecture you will learn about the differences between the old IPSec vpn client and AnyConnect, and why we should use the latter.

IPSec client vs AnyConnect
07:07

I explain how the lab environment for this course is designed.

Course lab environment
01:09
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Basic setup
10 Lectures 01:16:38

AnyConnect-files are mandatory when setting up AnyConnect. Here you will learn which files to download and how to find them.

Preview 04:39

There are 2 ways to manage the Cisco ASA firewall: cli and ASDM. You need to understand the relation between them, which you will after this lecture.

An introduction to ASDM
10:20

AnyConnect uses ssl certificates and in this lecture you will understand how they are configured.

SSL certificates
16:29

You will learn how to upload the files to the firewall.

Upload .pkg-files to ASA
05:06

AnyConnect requires licenses. Still we can do some things with the default licenses. I explain how and why.

Default license in ASA
02:23

Step one in setting up anyconnect is to activate the uploaded files.

Configuring the .pkg-files to use
02:45

The critical moment has come, time to enable Anyconnect connections globally in the firewall!

Preview 08:22

When everything doesnt work as expected there are a lot of tools available, such as logging and debugging. 

Logging and debugging
08:19

The very first connection attempt. We verify that everything works as expected. 

Connect for the very first time
10:27

In the last lecture we could connect but not communicate. We fix the Network Address Translation in this lecture and everything starts to work.

Fix NAT to make the vpn work
07:48
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Tweaking access
4 Lectures 47:26

We have communication with the internal resources, but how do we turn the traffic to get internet access? We solve this in this lecture.

Internet access via the tunnel
07:34

Sometimes we do not want to tunnel everything. This is called split tunneling and I explain here and show how to set it up.

Split tunneling
10:06

We can make the user select between different connections profiles manually.

Making the user select connection profile
10:28

With vpn-filter we can granuarily filter traffic between the client and the internal resources. 

VPN filter
19:18
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Advanced features
4 Lectures 55:18

The client profile editor is used to send configuration settings to the client. In this lecture You will learn how to edit the configuration files.

Client profile editor
10:08

External authentication of users is mandatory in almost all implementation. I show and explain here how to connect the firewall to Active Directory over LDAP.

LDAP authentication of users
14:54

The real power of AnyConnect is DAP. In these lectures I show how we can configure access to resources based on AD group memberships.

Dynamic Access Policies part 1
14:57

The real power of AnyConnect is DAP. In these lectures I show how we can configure access to resources based on AD group memberships.

Dynamic Access Policies part 2
15:19
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Bonus section
2 Lectures 01:25

What is missing? What should be added, modified or deleted? Please let me know!

What else to add?
00:42

This bonus lecture contains information about me and my other courses.

Bonus lecture: About me and my other courses
00:43
About the Instructor
Jimmy Larsson
4.3 Average rating
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3,549 Students
10 Courses
Senior Consultant, Instructor and CISSP

I have been working in IT since 1991. My focus the last 15 years has been in Routing&Switching and Security. I have certifications in Cisco (CCNA, CCNP, CCSP) since 2000, also certified Checkpoing CCSA/CCSP and ISC2 CISSP. After 20+ years as an IT consultant I have a broad as well as deep knowledge in TCP/IP, routing, switching and firewalling.