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Difference between VPN Clients and Mobile Access

In r80.10 Under the Gateway properties, there are the VPN Clients and Mobile Access tabs.

 

Whats the main difference between them? They both contain the options for the VPN clients, but the Mobile Access has more options. 

 

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Re: Difference between VPN Clients and Mobile Access

IPSec VPN with clients is supported with and without Mobile Access Blade.
Mobile Access Blade supports a few more options, which are reflected in the relevant section of the gateway object.
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Re: Difference between VPN Clients and Mobile Access

I've got the same VPN clients enabled under both headings. 

I'm wondering how changing the Authentication under VPN Clients and the Mobile Access properties vary.  Do they cause conflicts with each other if they don't match?

 

 

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Re: Difference between VPN Clients and Mobile Access

I believe it depends on which "blade" (either IPsec or Mobile Access) is in charge as to which one will take effect.
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Re: Difference between VPN Clients and Mobile Access

as the mobile client uses multiple blades, it's hard to tell which one is being used at which time for the authentication. I'm going to keep the two authentication areas matching each other for now.

When they are different, I'm getting different behaviors from different endpoints when connecting on the mobile client, but same behaviors when the authentication tabs match. I don't want to mess around with these settings much for testing as I don't have a test environment.

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Re: Difference between VPN Clients and Mobile Access

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Re: Difference between VPN Clients and Mobile Access

Broadly spoken and out of history, Endpoint/Enterprise RA VPN client uses IPsec VPN Blade, Mobile Access Blade uses SSL VPN (legacy name SNX).

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