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SSL VPN Design Considerations

Chapter Description

This chapter discusses design issues you should consider when you build a Secure Socket Layer (SSL) Virtual Private Network (VPN) solution.

Summary

This chapter discussed some of the important design considerations in an SSL VPN deployment. The areas covered include the characteristics of various SSL VPN resource access methods, user authentication and access privilege management, security, device placement, platform options, virtualization, high availability, performance, and scalability. The remainder of this book discusses in detail how to configure the Cisco SSL VPN product to implement these design considerations.

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