Cisco VPN Client and 2.6.22 Kernels
davidsen at tmr.com
Fri Aug 3 03:42:00 UTC 2007
Phil Meyer wrote:
> Marc Schwartz wrote:
>> For anyone having issues with the Cisco VPN client under the latest
>> 2.6.22 kernels, there is a patch and instructions available here:
>> I have tried it on my F7 system and it does work. Be sure that you have
>> the vpnclient-linux-4.8.00.0490-k9.tar.gz version of the client Linux
>> tarball. Either 'unpatch' your existing code tree, if you used the
>> patch, or better, just remove the source code and untar the tarball to
>> with a clean code tree.
>> Marc Schwartz
> For most of us, the Cisco VPN client is no longer required with Fedora 7.
> The new (with F7) openvpn client read my Cisco Profile just fine, and
> works with NetworkManager very well.
> In fact, the openvpn client is much better than the Cisco VPN client in
> that the openvpn client allows the local network to still function!
> That is very handy for having a mounted file system functional when on a
> VPN to work.
Cisco doesn't see that as a feature, it's a security hole allowing other
systems to crawl thru into the secure network. Matter of perspective,
leave me out of the politics, I can see both sides of that one!
Bill Davidsen <davidsen at tmr.com>
"We have more to fear from the bungling of the incompetent than from
the machinations of the wicked." - from Slashdot
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