When installing Cisco AnyConnect VPN client, encountered an error: The vpn client agent was unable to create the interprocess communication depot. This error is due to Internet Connection Sharing being enabled. To resolve, disable ICS per adapter, or globally through Services. Per Adapter: Click the Start button. Click on Control Panel. Click on View Network…Read More The vpn client agent was unable to create the interprocess communication depot.
A Cisco VPN Client (5.x) on a Windows 7 system began to exhibit slow loading behavior. Slow in a sense of 2-3 minutes to load the interface to connect the VPN endpoint. I noticed the status window indicated it was loading the cert store. Investigating further, I determined the slowness was due to the Personal…Read More Cisco VPN Client Slow To Launch
Had an issue with a user that was failing to log into the VPN from remote. Couldn’t initially figure it out while at home while troubleshooting the authentication. So here’s how to test authentication from the Cisco ASA CLI.Read More Test Cisco ASA VPN Authentication
I set up a Cisco router to send an email whenever a VPN user connected. I did this for accounting purposes before I moved to RADIUS. I’ll put this up here because someone else may be interested in this for their own use. Step 1: Environment Variable Setup I like to configure variables to use…Read More Cisco IOS EEM: Send Email on VPN Connection
Just a quick note to myself on debugging VPN connectivity; you can specify a peer, user, etc. as a condition to the crypto debug. Here’s how I did it from the CLI: ciscoasa# debug crypto condition peer 188.8.131.52 ciscoasa# debug crypto isakmp 255 ciscoasa# debug crypto ipsec 255 ciscoasa# term mon This will allow you…Read More Cisco ASA Debug a Specific VPN Tunnel
From time to time I need to track down a user that is having trouble either connecting to a hosted solution at their datacenter or some other remote connectivity need and they are using a Cisco ASA to handle the VPN connectivity. In troubleshooting, I like to find out licensing restrictions on the ASA as…Read More List Connected VPN Users on Cisco ASA