UBUNTU: VPN: Seeking advice

Ahmed Osman ashex at chipnick.com
Thu Sep 3 13:01:48 BST 2009

Hi Richard,

What type of vpn solution does your company use? It's most likely cisco 
vpn but it could be juniper or nokia or dozens of others.

Richard Gilbert wrote:
> Greetings!
> I am a new Ubuntu user, getting to know the ropes, and finding great joy so far.
> I am currently a PC user and a Mac user, and I find joys and woes in
> both operating systems.
> I believe I could be won over by Ubuntu, at least as a pleasant
> alternative, but for one thing -- setting up VPN access to my
> company's network!
> I currently use IPSECURITAS on the Mac, and it works beautifully.
> I don't have access to the VPN server itself, so I need to work
> without the ability to change any parameters.
> Does anyone out there have experience with setting VPN up in Ubuntu?
> What are the best clients?
> Thanks!
> Richard

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