[c-nsp] Linux VPN client suggestion?
szmetal at gmail.com
Tue Nov 3 14:54:54 EST 2009
Yes, ASA has built-in license for 2 concurrent SSL connection, SSL-VPN is
the better choice
On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 11:01 PM, Scott Granados <gsgranados at comcast.net>wrote:
> Hi all, looks like VPNC wins with Cisco anyconnect ssl VPN coming in
> second. (I actually think we have a license for this feature set already)
> Thanks as always for the great suggestions.
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Eloy Paris" <elparis at cisco.com>
> To: "Scott Granados" <gsgranados at comcast.net>
> Cc: <cisco-nsp at puck.nether.net>
> Sent: Tuesday, November 03, 2009 10:53 AM
> Subject: Re: [c-nsp] Linux VPN client suggestion?
> 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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