Linux alternative for advanced users: vpnc
- Install the vpnc-package from the software repository by using the correspondong commands e.g.
sudo apt install vpnc
sudo yum install vpnc
- Create a config file "/etc/vpnc/uni.conf". You will need to be root/superuser to write in /etc/ in most cases.The conf-file should contain:
IPSec gateway vpngate.uni-koeln.de
IPSec ID uklan-full
IPSec secret uklan
Xauth username YourAccountname
Xauth password YourPassword
- To establish the connection use
sudo vpnc-connect uni
- To disconnect use
If you don't want to save your username or password on your device, just omit both Xauth lines completely, you will then be prompted for those data each time you connect.
If you have any questions or problems, please contact the RRZK-Helpdesk