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[ScreenOS] How to create a VPN to the Corporate Office Juniper Firewall using a Third-Party VPN Client Product?



Article ID: KB9529 KB Last Updated: 23 Dec 2019Version: 8.0

There are several different options for creating a VPN between a client device and the Juniper Firewall, such as PPTP, L2TP, IPSec, and SSL. This article will help you get started with connecting remotely to a Juniper NetScreen Firewall by using the third-party VPN client.



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KB8536 Configuring PPTP or L2TP over IPSec tunnels to a Juniper Firewall Device
  • How to allow PPTP through the firewall
  • Configuring LT2P over IPSec
  • Configuring PPTP Clients

Junos Devices/Other VPN Vendors
KB8554 Configuring a VPN Between a Juniper NetScreen Firewall Device and a 3rd Party Device

Interoperability Tips for:
  • Juniper J-Series with Junos
  • Juniper J-Series with Junos Enhanced Services (JUNOS-ES)
  • Cisco PIX
  • Checkpoint
  • Freeswan
  • Macintosh
  • Windows domain
  • PDA Clients


Modification History:

2019-12-23: Removed references to NetScreen-Remote and made the article more generic about VPN interop with third-party VPN clients; Summary section modified


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