Linux support in schools & universities

Daniel Sobey dns_server at
Thu Sep 17 14:58:55 BST 2009

citrix does not have one vpn,citrix has many vpn's all quite different
from one to another. There are a whole lot of "ssl vpn"'s that are
windows only. 
I have to use windows to vpn into linux boxes because of this.

On Thu, 2009-09-17 at 19:58 +1000, Sridhar Dhanapalan wrote:
> It depends on the type of VPN. OpenVPN, PPTP and Cisco VPNs are quite
> trivial to connect to, and IPSec should work too.
> There are some weird ones though. Citrix has a VPN device that
> requires a Windows client to connect to, despite the device being
> based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
> 2009/9/16 Timmy <mullins.tim at>:
> > Which UNI's do you guys go to? I'm a IT student and have yet to bother
> > to bring my linux laptop to school. I did task my teacher today if it
> > will work and he just told me to check their website and said i have
> > to install VPN software... But I think Ubuntu comes with that built in
> > so I hope I just need to put the settings in. I'm going to Victoria
> > University.
> >
> > On 15 Sep, 19:10, Barry Williams <bazzaw... at> wrote:
> >> Just a quick update
> >> I replied to the IT staff that gave me the ip address the method I
> >> used to get it working and he said he would put it in their (I imagine
> >> internal) wiki. So hopefully they will be more helpful in the future.
> >> Regards
> >> Barry
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