This document introduces how to set up the router as an IPsec VPN server, set up Windows Smart VPN Client in IPsec mode, and how to start the IPsec connection.
1. Go to VPN and Remote Access >> IPsec General Setup, enter Pre-shared Key and confirm it again, then click OK.
2. Go to VPN and Remote Access >> Remote Dial-in User, and click an available Index.
3. Set up IPsec profile for the remote dial-in user:
4. (Optional) Use Specify Remote Node to increase security by letting allow the connection from only the specified IP address and using a customized IKE Pre-Shared Key for this account (instead of general pre-shared key)
1. Navigate to VPN and Remote Access >> VPN Profiles, click Add to create a new Profile:
0.0.0.0when the remote VPN client is using Dynamic IP
2. Go to VPN and Remote Access >> IPSec General Setup, type IPsec Pre-Shared key in and click Apply.
1. Open Smart VPN Client on the VPN client, and click Profiles >> Add (Download the latest version here)
2. Set up VPN profile as follows
3. Select the profile we just created at Active Profile, and switch on Active.
4. Click OK to start dialing.
5. Due to IPSec's settings, we need to initiate the IPsec connection by generating some traffic to the VPN side. Pinging the router's LAN IP address is a simple way to do this.
Network Administrator may also check the online VPN clients by going to VPN and Remote Access >> Connection Management.
Published On: Jan 17, 2019
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