Updating the AnyConnect client for Deployment from the Cisco ASA 5500
Jun15

Updating the AnyConnect client for Deployment from the Cisco ASA 5500

KB ID 0000704 Dtd 15/06/17 Problem Your ASA will (by default) update your AnyConnect clients to the latest client software when they connect. However you need to supply the ASA with the updated packages first. Solution 1. Download the latest AnyConnect client package, from Cisco. The one you want will have a file extension of .pkg AnyConnect 4 AnyConnect 3 2. Connect to the ASDM > Configuration > Remote Access VPN > Network...

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Windows Folder Redirection
Jun10

Windows Folder Redirection

KB ID 0000467 Dtd¬†10/06/17 Problem Q: What is Folder Redirection? A: Essentially you can take folders that hold things¬†like your “My documents” or your “Favorites” folder, and put them out on a network server, which is¬†great if you want to back that sort of information up for disaster recovery. Q:¬†What’s the difference between this and a roaming / roving profile? A: Folder redirection keeps information on...

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Enable SSH Access to VMware vSphere ESX
Mar22

Enable SSH Access to VMware vSphere ESX

¬† KB ID 0000299 Dtd¬†22/03/17 Problem Should you wish to get SSH (remote secure console) access to your ESX¬† hosts, you need to do the following; ESX Version 6.5 and Newer ESX version 5 and Newer ESX version 4.1.0 ESX version 4.0.0 and earlier ESX version 4.0.0 and earlier Solution Grant SSH Access to ESX 6.5 If you have a stand-alone ESX Server running version 6.5, it’s a lot easier to to enable ESX access. Select...

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Cisco VPN Client Connects but no traffic will Pass
Sep08

Cisco VPN Client Connects but no traffic will Pass

Note: May also be asked as, Client VPN connects but cannot ping anything behind the Firewall.KB ID 0000199 Dtd 08/09/16ProblemIf I had a pound for every time I’ve seen this either in the wild, or asked in a forum, I would be minted! In nearly every case the problem is NAT related.In most cases, If the person launching the VPN client is behind a device that is performing NAT, (Home Router, Access Point, Firewall, etc) then the...

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AnyConnect –  ‘VPN establishment capability from a remote desktop is disabled. A VPN connection will not be established’
Aug23

AnyConnect – ‘VPN establishment capability from a remote desktop is disabled. A VPN connection will not be established’

KB ID 0000546 Dtd¬†23/08/16 Problem If you connect to to a client via RDP then try and run the AnyConnect client you will see this error. This, behaviour is default, and despite me trawling the internet to find a solution (most posts quote changing the local AnyConnectProfile.tmpl¬† file, this file does not exist using Version 3 (I was using v 3.0.4235). Update: Now with version 4 it does not tell you what’s wrong, the VPN appears...

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