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Re: Looking for Red Hat / Linux client software compatible with Sidewinder G2 firewall



Nicholas G. Stamatakos wrote:
> Hi Red Hat experts--
> Our IT department has implemented a Sidewinder G2 firewall.  However,
> for the Linux users at our organization who wish to VPN from home or on
> the road into our network, this poses a problem.  
> 
> The IT department folks tell us that there is only a gateway-to-client
> solution for Windows XP/Vista and Mac users.  The company Secure
> Computing only makes this Safenet Softremote software for Windows and
> Mac users.
> 
> Is there an open source or Linux / Red Hat version of some software that
> will essentially do the same thing as the SafeNet Softremote software?
<snip>
It depends. While with AT&T, I *HAD* to use the proprietary VPN client. I
gathered that it would never be available for *Nix, because it took *total*
control of the NIC.

	mark



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