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VPN Clients

Anyone have good suggestions for good cross-platform vendor for VPN client software?

I have looked at SafeNet (I believe this is what Cisco is reselling). I have got conflicting information from Cisco and SafeNet's websites concerning platforms supported (besides MS).

Any suggestions or clarification would be appreciated.

Jeremy Krinn

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Re: VPN Clients

Current OS support includes Windows 95/98/NT/2000 and Windows ME as well as Macintosh, Solaris, Linux and Intel. It also supports organizations using IPX and AppleTalk protocols according to this Also better yet is the new 3002 which is a hardware client you just plug your machines into.

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Re: VPN Clients

Cisco used to OEM the safenet before developing a number of clients of their own. They are working on acheiving a unified client for all platforms but until then, you need to consult the matrix to work out which client works on which platform.

As IPsec is an open protocol, third-party clients should work but you will often find a mis-match on the specific features supported. TAC does not support third-party clients, unsurprisingly.

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