VPN with Linux


Debian and Ubuntu

Install NetworkManager. apt-get install network-manager-vpnc-gnome

Configuration of NetworkManager

You will find the NetworkManager in the GNOME Control Center, launchable via the menu system or on the console gnome-control-center.

The setup can be made in a few steps:

  • Network, VPN, +, Cisco Compatible VPN, Name: ETH Zurich
  • Gateway: sslvpn.ethz.ch, User Name: see the next document link, Password: VPN-NETHZ (you can check your password at https://sslvpn.ethz.ch/)
  • Group Name: see the next document link, Group Password: document link, Add

Starting the client

Start or stop the VPN connection from the NetworkManager.