Azure to Cisco VPN – ‘Failed to allocate PSH from platform’
Jul12

Azure to Cisco VPN – ‘Failed to allocate PSH from platform’

KB ID 0001219 Problem It’s been a week for strange VPN shenanigans with Cisco and Azure. I was liaising with an Azure service provider for a customer this week, and trying to get a VPN up from a Cisco ASA in one of our data centres in the UK. This is what we were seeing; And I could see the same error in the debugs; Decrypted packet:Data: 616 bytes IKEv2-PROTO-1: Failed to allocate PSH from platform IKEv2-PROTO-1: IKEv2-PROTO-5:...

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Cisco ASA IKEv2 – ‘Failed To Allocate Memory’
Jul09

Cisco ASA IKEv2 – ‘Failed To Allocate Memory’

KB ID 0001218  Problem This week I was trying to get a VPN tunnel up for a client. They wanted a tunnel from their Cisco ASA into Microsoft Azure. Normally I’d use IKEv1 (because I know how to troubleshoot it!) But the guys running the site in Azure were using policy routing, which needs IKEv2. So I converted from IKEv2 to IKEv2. As I said I’m used to debugging IKEv1, but not IKEv2, so I was struggling to make sense of...

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