Cisco VPN on CentOS

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Cisco VPN on CentOS

Postby Ceim » 2017/10/18 08:39:40

How do I install cisco anyconnect secure mobility client? I would like to have that option in the list of the vpn connections.

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Re: Cisco VPN on CentOS

Postby TrevorH » 2017/10/18 08:58:38

You could try using the opensource 'vpnc' package from EPEL instead. There's also NetworkManager-vpnc.x86_64 and NetworkManager-vpnc-gnome.x86_64
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Re: Cisco VPN on CentOS

Postby FinnJoye2 » 2017/11/11 12:48:39

Complete these steps in order to download the driver bundle:

    In a web browser, navigate to http://www.cisco.com.
    Under Support, navigate to Downloads > All Downloads.
    Click Servers - Unified Computing.
    Choose UCS M-Series Modular Server Software
    Click Unified Computing System (UCS) Drivers.
    Select the bundle you want to download, and click Download Now.

Here is the next steps: Installing Cisco with CentOS and if you are looking how VPN works, here is the VPN Encryption guide.

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Re: Cisco VPN on CentOS

Postby anros » 2017/12/05 17:48:21

I have read the CentOS is not officially suported, there are some requirements listed to check on Linux systems:

http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/td/docs/security/vpn_client/anyconnect/anyconnect44/release/notes/b_Release_Notes_AnyConnect_4_4.html#ID-1454-0000039b

Does the user in both cases have superuser privileges?

Do the respective installation directories have the same ownership, read, write and execute privileges?
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Re: Cisco VPN on CentOS

Postby TrevorH » 2017/12/05 20:03:55

Or, as said above, you can ignore the proprietary closed source cisco software and use vpnc which just works and can also be set up to be used by non-root users.
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