IPSEC association process in PA
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IPSEC association process in PA

L4 Transporter

Could someone please help me undersand IPSEC VPN association and message we can see during negotation.

Thanks for help.

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L5 Sessionator

You can expect to see following pcap during the negotiation :


VPN peers will negotiate between configured proposal and match on what is configured on both sides. This is done for both phase 1 and phase 2 respectively. Once you capture the packet, you can expand ISAKMP packets to view each parameters.

To view which specific packets are exchanged you can google ipsec phase 1 and phase 2 packets there should be enough information for you. Hope this helps. Thank you.

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