[c-nsp] Linux VPN client suggestion?
szmetal at gmail.com
Tue Nov 3 14:37:10 EST 2009
On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 10:53 PM, Eloy Paris <elparis at cisco.com> wrote:
> Hi Scott,
> On Tue, Nov 03, 2009 at 10:34:04AM -0800, Scott Granados wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I'm running presently Cisco ASA 5520 hardware with the Cisco VPN client
> > to provide remote users access to network resources. I have one user who
> > is interested in a client for Linux (specifically CentOS) and not sure
> > what to suggest. Does anyone have any good pointers for a good client
> > that I can point him to?
> > Any pointers would be appreciated.
> The Cisco VPN Client does support *some* versions of Linux. However, it
> does not work with the latest versions of the Linux kernel so if you
> user's kernel is recent (and unfortunately, "recent" doesn't really have
> to be very recent) then the official Cisco VPN Client is not an option.
> However, there is an open source VPN client that works with Cisco VPN
> headends. I personally use and it works great:
> It's included in pretty much all Linux distributions. A quick Google
> search for "centos vpnc" turned this up as the first hit:
> Hope this helps.
> Eloy Paris
> Cisco PSIRT
> Ph: +1 919 392-9118
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