Connecting to Windows Network via VPN
frederickson at iname.com
Thu Jun 8 19:03:05 UTC 2006
On Thu, 2006-06-08 at 09:40 -0500, Bill Polhemus wrote:
> cI can find plenty of stuff about connecting a Windows client to a Linux
> network via VPN, but I have the OPPOSITE need. My employer's network is
> Windows 2003 Server, but I've got a Fedora machine at home and I'd like
> to connect to it. I have absolutely no problem doing so from Windows but
> I cannot for the life of me figure out how to do it from Fedora.
> For one thing, it seems like the Linux VPN client wants "too much
> information" compared to how you configure the VPN client in Windows. I
> have an employer-owned laptop that is already set up with a Cisco
> client, including preloaded certificates and the like, but I can also
> connect via a plain-jane Windows XP Home box, by entering the IP number
> of the gateway, and then giving it a user name and password.
> Seems like under Linux, I have to tell if its "host-to-host" or
> "gateway-to-gateway," then it wants certificates, etc. I just want to be
> able to connect, give it an ID and password, and go, just like with
> Windows. I admit total ignorance beyond that; I'm not trying to
> administrate anything, just trying to hook up as a client.
> Any insights would be most appreciated.
Have you tried Terminal Server Client.
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