VPN Global Settings Configuration Page Options

  1. Select Configure>IPSec VPN>Global Settings.

    The VPN Global Settings configuration page appears. Table 89 explains the contents of this page.

  2. Click one:
    • Save—Applies changes to the configuration. Enter information as specified in Table 90.
    • Reset—Resets the configuration without saving changes.

Table 89: VPN Global Configuration Options

Field

Function

IKE Global Settings

Response Bad SPI

Displays the response to invalid IPsec SPI values .

Maximum Responses

Displays the number of times to respond to invalid SPI values per gateway

IPsec Global Settings

VPN Monitor Options

Displays whether or not VPN monitoring options is selected.

Interval

Displays the interval at which ICMP requests are sent to the peer.

Threshold

Displays the number of consecutive unsuccessful pings before the peer is declared unreachable.

Table 90: Add VPN Global Configuration Details

Field

Function

Action

IKE Global Settings

Response Bad SPI

Provides response to invalid IPsec security parameter index values. If the SAs between two peers of an IPsec VPN become unsynchronized, the device resets the state of a peer so that the two peers are synchronized.

Select the check box if you want the device to respond to IPsec packets with bad SPI values.

Maximum Responses

Specifies the number of times to respond to invalid SPI values per gateway.

Enter a value from 1 through 30. The default is 5. This option is available when Response Bad SPI is selected.

IPSec Global Settings

VPN Monitor Options

Provides VPN monitoring options.

Select the check box if you want the device to monitor VPN liveliness.

Interval

Specifies the interval at which ICMP requests are sent to the peer.

Enter a value from 1 through 36,000 seconds.

Threshold

Specifies the number of consecutive unsuccessful pings before the peer is declared unreachable.

Enter a value from 1 through 65,536.

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