accessing machine at work via vpn

Andrew Pantyukhin infofarmer at
Sat Aug 19 06:31:44 UTC 2006

On 8/19/06, Viswas Nair <fysical at> wrote:
> I have 2 machines at work:
> Machine 1: Windows OS running on Network 1
> Machine 2: FreeBSD running on Network 2 (recently setup)
> I have 1 machine at home:
> Single machine with Windows XP and FreeBSD (recently installed)
> Before I had BSD installed at home and office , I used to access my Windows
> PC at work using the Cisco VPN client and Remote destop from windows at
> home.
> But now, I want to be able to access Machines 1 & 2 at work using BSD at
> home (no more Windows XP unless desperate)
> I spoke to the IT admin and got a Cisco VPN client for linux. They didnt
> have one for BSD. There was one for Solaris and Mac OSX though. Now I need
> to setup vpn to connect to my windows box at work as well as the BSD box
> that runs on the second network from my FBSD OS at home.
> I have no clue how to get this done. If you can suggest any ideas, it will
> be greatly appreciated.

You got to get more info from the admin. What device serves
as the VPN server? Do you use certificate? Anyway, try
security/vpnc from ports.

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