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Old 03-05-2005, 02:39 AM   #1
sriswami
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Cisco VPN problem in mandrake 10.1


Hi,

I am a new comer to Linux. After having serious virus issues with Windows, thought of coming over to Linux. I have installed Mandrake 10.1 Kernel 2.6.8.1-12mdk and was able to configure required softwares. I was able to install the Cisco VPN Client software too.

I use a static ip internet connection, and have configured it in my Control Center, and internet works fine. Now, when I start the VPN Client as,
vpnclient connect XXXXXXXXX

It starts off and gives the message:

Cisco Systems VPN Client Version 4.0.4 (B)
Copyright (C) 1998-2003 Cisco Systems, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Client Type(s): Linux
Running on: Linux 2.6.8.1-12mdk #1 Fri Oct 1 12:53:41 CEST 2004 i686
Initializing the VPN connection.
Contacting the gateway at xxx.xx.x.xx
Contacting the gateway at xxx.xx.x.xy (balancing)
User Authentication for MyProfile

Enter Username and Password.

Username [xyz_in]:
Password []:
Authenticating user.
Negotiating security policies.
Securing communication channel.
Your VPN connection is secure.

VPN tunnel information.
Client address: 123.123.12.123
Server address: yyy.yy.y.yy
Encryption: 168-bit 3-DES
Authentication: HMAC-MD5
IP Compression: None
NAT passthrough is active on port UDP 4500
Local LAN Access is disabled

Now, from here, if I try to visit the URL that are supposed to work, it just doesnt. After about 5 minutes, it gives host cannot be found.

The same cisco vpn client works fine in Knoppix 3.2, ELX Linux 4.0 etc. Do I need to tweak something to make the Cisco VPN show the webpages? If I ping to the client address, it does show the ping, but remember that I use static ip. Is this a cause for the problem? Can anyone help please?

sriswami
 
Old 03-13-2005, 11:57 AM   #2
sriswami
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Problem Resolved...

Hi guys,

Some relief at last. It looks like the Cisco VPN 4.6 works fine for Kernel > 2.6. I have now replaced the Cisco 4.00 to 4.6 and now the VPN Works great. My issue resolved

Closing this thred.
 
  


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