RE: [fw-wiz] Cisco PIX DHCP relay via IPSEC
From: Scot Kreienkamp (Scot_at_pc-sos.net)
To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2003 13:24:40 -0400
Sorry for the duplicate, hit send accidentally.
I'm reading the list on the archives, so somebody may have already
pointed this out.
PIX Firewall Version 6.3 provides support for DHCP relay. The DHCP relay
agent provided helps dynamically assign IP addresses to hosts on the
inside interfaces of the PIX Firewall. When the DHCP relay agent
receives a request from a host on an inside interface, it forwards the
request to one of the specified DHCP servers on an outside interface.
If that's the case then could I forward the DHCP requests across the
From: Wes Noonan [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Wednesday, October 22, 2003 12:15 PM
To: Scot W. Kreienkamp; firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: RE: [fw-wiz] Cisco PIX DHCP relay via IPSEC
I don't believe that the PIX can pass DHCP/bootp, but don't hold me to
that (never tried it). The remote PIX could be configured to be a DHCP
server that you can manage however, and TFTP would easily pass through
the VPN tunnel so that might be another option to address your needs.
HTH and good luck.
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> Sent: Wednesday, October 22, 2003 09:59
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> Subject: [fw-wiz] Cisco PIX DHCP relay via IPSEC
> Hi all,
> I'm looking at using two PIX's to do site to site IPSEC via the
> internet. Because I don't control all the devices at the remote end
> one of my requirements is that I be able to do DHCP/Bootp and TFTP
> from the remote end to the head end via the IPSEC VPN. Does anyone
> know if the PIX will be able to do this?
> If anyone has a better product in mind that can accomplish this please
> let me know, I'm not stuck on the PIX but I do need a workable
> solution within the next few days. Please don't say linux, I've
> already been turned down there. :)
> Scot Kreienkamp
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