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Juniper SSG5 and Linksys BEFSX41 VPN

Juniper SSG5 and Linksys BEFSX41 VPN

Juniper SSG5 and Linksys BEFSX41 VPN

I have established a VPN with a Linksys BEFSX41 ver2 and a Juniper box. The Linksys is on a 10.x.x.x subnet and the Juniper is on a 172.16.x.x subnet. Basically, I can ping a computer from the Linksys side to the Juniper side, but not the other way.

ping 172.16.10.x - DOES WORK
ping 10.10.10.x - DOES NOT WORK

The VPN is setup with the appropriate Local/remote addresses and setting to create the VPN. Both devices show the VPN as connected.

I can confirm that traffic is being set from both VPN boxes from the logs. The Juniper shows the type of traffic and the number of bytes sent to the VPN tunnel. The Linksys does not show any incoming traffic on the tunnel. Obviously, the tunnel is established, otherwise I would not be able to ping anything. All firewall options on the Linksys are turned off. Do I need to add a static route?


RE: Juniper SSG5 and Linksys BEFSX41 VPN


Did you configure a Route Based or Policy Based Netscreen VPN?  If you have a Route Based VPN w/ Tunnel Interfaces, you will need a static route.  If all else fails, I would try a debug on the Netscreen to see if the traffic is being encrypted via the correct tunnel.



RE: Juniper SSG5 and Linksys BEFSX41 VPN

I created a policy based VPN. I setup a tunnel interface and bound the VPN to that tunnel. I then created the proper policies to allow access to the subnets via the trust and untrust. I have already added a static route on the juniper for The juniper trust is How would I create a static route in the BEFSX41? Basically the only options are the standard ip/subnet/gateway and port. Would the port be WAN or LAN for the BEFSX41?

RE: Juniper SSG5 and Linksys BEFSX41 VPN


Can you paste the output from "get route" on the Netscreen?  I don't think the Linksys requires a static route.



RE: Juniper SSG5 and Linksys BEFSX41 VPN

if you created a policy based VPN, you will need to create address book entries on the netscreen for both devices.


RE: Juniper SSG5 and Linksys BEFSX41 VPN

I never did get a solution on this project.  I created a policy based vpn on the Juniper with the appropriate entries for the following:  Address books, destination route, tunnel interface, untrust to trust policy, and trust to untrust policy.

The VPN was established as was reported as such by the Juniper AND the Linksys, therefore all VPN settings were correct.  I do not have the "get route" information now because the Linksys is not setup, however, I can say that the information was correct and did point in the proper direction.

After about a week, I got an old Netgear FVS114 out of the drawer and with the EXACT same settings from the Linksys connected to the Juniper in under 5min.  I did not change a single setting on the Juniper.  Never have liked Linksys.

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