Add A VPN User To Cisco Router

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Description:

Follow these steps to add a user to the list of VPN users in a Cisco router.

To Resolve:

  1. Open Putty and remote into the router: 10.10.10.254 / Port 22
username: test
password: # Enter password
cisco>enable
cisco> # Enter password
cisco# config t
cisco(config)#group-policy remote attributes
cisco(config)#username gerry password Pa$$word
# If you want the user to have privileges, you enter "privilege 15" for root access after the password. 
# So setup is username/password/privilege in one line.
# Example:
# cisco(config)#username gerry password Pa$$word 15

cisco(config)# write mem
  1. At this point, the user can VPN in. To see your current VPN users, type:
show config

8b. Tap the space bar to go to the very bottom and then manually scroll up to see if the user is there.

  1. If you ever need to delete a user enter the following:
username: test
password: # Enter password
cisco>enable
cisco> # Enter password
cisco# config t
cisco(config)# group-policy remote attributes
cisco(config)# no username gerry
cisco(config)# write mem
cisco(config)# exit