Trouble getting Gateway pushed to VPN-Client using Shrewsoft

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Trouble getting Gateway pushed to VPN-Client using Shrewsoft

Hello Community,

i managed to establish an IPSEC-VPN connection to our PA500 (with PanOS 4.1.5) with ShrewSofts VPN-Client (v2.1.6) using Mutual PSK & X-Auth.

But its no use because there ist no Gateway pushed to the client.

Via 'route print' the connection has On-link as setting for the Gateway.

Any help in troubleshooting this issue would be appreciated.

The Laptop connection ist running Windows 7 Professional.

If you need more details on the settings in the PA500 or the client please tell me which ones to post.

If there is a complete tutorial for that matter (which i haven't found), i would be happy too.

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Re: Trouble getting Gateway pushed to VPN-Client using Shrewsoft

Found the problem and solved it.

The missing Gateway wasn't the problem.

The DH Group setting for PFS was set to 2 on both the PA and the client, however, the PA proposes not 2 but 0, so there was a PFS mismatch (visible in the system log on the PA).

Changing it to Auto on the Client solved the problem and now everything works like a charm.

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