This book provides a complete guide to the SSL VPN technology and discusses its implementation on Cisco SSL VPN–capable devices. Design guidance is provided to assist you in implementing SSL VPNs in an existing network infrastructure. This includes examining existing hardware and software to determine whether they are SSL VPN capable, providing design recommendations, and guiding you on setting up the Cisco SSL VPN devices.
Toward the end of Chapters 5 and 6, common deployment scenarios are covered to assist you in deploying an SSL VPN in your network.
This book serves as a guide for network professionals who want to implement the Cisco SSL VPN remote access solution in their network to allow users to access the corporate resources easily and safely. The book systematically walks you through the product or solution architecture, installation, configuration, deployment, monitoring, and troubleshooting the SSL VPN solution. Any network professional should be able to use this book as a guide to successfully deploy SSL VPN remote access solutions in their network. Requirements include a basic knowledge of TCP/IP and networking, familiarity with Cisco routers/firewalls and their command-line interface (CLI), and a general understanding of the overall SSL VPN solution.