Sometimes it's heard, that building a VPN between Check Point VPN-1 and other products is difficult.
Yes, if the administrators don't exchange basic information like protocols, encryption and hash algorithms as well as
other parameters, it's quite impossible.
But if the necessary information is provided, it works in most cases...
So here are some links for building VPN's to other VPN endpoints as from Check Point.
Connecting a VPN from Check Point VPN-1 to...
|Astaro||A VPN between Astaro Security Linux V4 and Check Point NG FP3 in Tradtional Mode using X.509 certificates is described by Andreas Mertz and Kurt Knochner on 45 pages.|
Hints for configuring a VPN between a Bintec Router and a VPN-1 4.1 on Nokia have been published by Bintec. AERAsec has published hints for configuring a VPN between a BinTec IPsec enabled router and VPN-1 Pro NG AI.
(PDF) and Check Point
provide a step-by-step how-to connect Check Point 4.1.
A sample configuration written by Inti Shah can be found at Phoneboy's.
For a VPN to a router some information is provided by Cisco
(PDF) and by Check Point
using version 4.1. A VPN from VPN-1 4.1 to Cisco VPN 3000 Concentrator
Cisco VPN 5000 Concentrator
been published by Cisco.
|DrayTek DSL Router||How to build a VPN between a DrayTek DSL router and a Check Point VPN-1 4.1 is described by Hans de Jong here. For authentication a shared secret is used.|
How to build an IKE VPN with pre-shared secrets between Check Point 4.1 on Debian and FreeBSD with Racoon has been published by Neil Camara (local copy), including hints for firewall-rules. You can download this paper from Obiwankenobi's site also.
|NAI Gauntlet Firewall|
|NAI PGP VPN-Client||
A document hosted by The Shmoo Group describes the configuration for a VPN between Check Point VPN-1 4.x and PGP Version 6.5.1. Additionally, Phoneboy hosts a document how to connect PGP Version 7.0 with Check Point VPN-1 4.x deploying an Entrust PKI.
Check Point has published a document how to set up a VPN using IKE and preshared secrets between Next Generation FP1 and Netscreen with ScreenOS 3.0.
|Nortel Contivity||How to configure a VPN between a Check Point VPN-1 4.1 and a Nortel Contivity 600 Switch has been described by Check Point.|
Information about building a VPN between Raptor and Check Point 4.1 by Obiwankenobi.
|Racoon under Linux||
A 'work in progress' document by AERAsec describes in its first version the support matrix for a VPN between Check Point NG AI and Racoon under Linux.
|StoneSoft||How to set up a clustered VPN between StoneGate 2.0 and Check Point NG FP3 using Simplified Mode and an IKE pre-shared secret is described by StoneSoft.|
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