[c-nsp] Linux VPN client suggestion?
asturluismi at gmail.com
Thu Nov 5 12:56:47 EST 2009
Ubuntu karmic 9.10 here, using graphic gnome vpn assistant (which uses
vpnc in the background) and zero poblems against a vpn3030
El mar, 03-11-2009 a las 11:01 -0800, Scott Granados escribió:
> 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:
> > http://www.unix-ag.uni-kl.de/~massar/vpnc/
> > It's included in pretty much all Linux distributions. A quick Google
> > search for "centos vpnc" turned this up as the first hit:
> > http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/vpnc
> > Hope this helps.
> > Cheers,
> > --
> > Eloy Paris
> > Cisco PSIRT
> > Ph: +1 919 392-9118
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