How to Configure VPN Between Microsoft Azure & Cisco ASA

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Make: Cisco ASA
: ASA 5506-X, ASA 5506 W-X, ASA 5508-X, Cisco ASA 5500 Series
Mode: GUI (Graphical User Interface)
Description: In this article, we will discuss a stepwise method to configure a VPN tunnel on Cisco ASA Firewalls to Microsoft Azure VPN. Refer to the link to know how to Configure VPN tunnel on SonicWall Firewall to Microsoft Azure.


VPN (Virtual Private Network) extends a private network across the public network to allow users to send and/or receive data to a private network over a public network. A VPN is created by establishing a virtual point-to-point connection through the use of dedicated circuits or with tunneling protocols over existing networks.

Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing platform operated by Microsoft for application management via data centers managed by Microsoft. It is generally known as Azure. Azure provides SaaS (Software as a Service), PaaS (Platform as a Service) and IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service).


Microsoft Azure

To configure the VPN tunnel on Microsoft Azure please refer to the link How to Configure Microsoft Azure VPN for Remote Connectivity.

How to Configure Microsoft Azure VPN for Remote Connectivity

Cisco ASA Firewalls

Refer to the link provided below and follow the steps to configure the VPN on Cisco ASA.

Cisco ASA Site-to-Site IPSec VPN Tunnel Configuration-GUI

The configuration method motioned in the above article is for Cisco ASA 5500-X Series firewall i.e. ASA 5506-X, ASA 5506 W-X, ASA 5508-X

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