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Re: Cisco VPN or???



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Dan wrote:
> Truls Gulbrandsen wrote:
> Hi there,
> I am testing the possibility of using my FC5 laptop to connect to my
> office lan.  To do this I have a Cisco VPN client and config/profile
> file.
> 
> Having heard that FC5 comes with Cisco VPN possibilities I was wondering
> if I have to install the Cisco client or if can just configure FC5,
> supply the config/profile file and be up and running.  If so, I have not
> succeeded in finding any howto.
> 
> Can someone please advice me and also maybe give me brief howto.
> 
> Thanks and regards,
> Truls

> (If you are using GNOME; KDE currently does not have a NetworkManager
> applet.) Install NetworkManager-vpnc. Then, open system-config-services
> and check (for runlevel 5) NetworkManager and NetworkManagerDispatcher,
> and uncheck network. Click save and close it. Then upon restart, you
> will have the NetworkManager applet, with a "VPN Connections" menu; you
> should be able to configure it from there using the GUI. You may need to
> restart NetworkManager (as root, service NetworkManager restart) after
> adding the VPN profile, for it to show up.
> -Dan

Thank you, Dan
that worked nicely.  The only issue was that the passwords were not
imported with the profile file, probably due to it being encrypted.

Regards,
Truls
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