Cisco VPN Client Overview

The Cisco VPN Client is a VPN remote access client that runs on Microsoft Windows PCs, Linux PCs (Intel-based), Macintoshes (Mac OS X), and Sun UltraSPARC workstations (Solaris). Of the four, the Microsoft and Macintosh clients support a graphical user interface (GUI); the other two use a command-line interface (CLI). The Cisco VPN Client uses IPsec to establish a remote access VPN session to an Easy VPN Server using Cisco Easy VPN technology. Supported servers include the VPN 3000 series concentrators, IOS-based routers, and PIX and ASA security appliances. Other VPN connection methods, such as PPTP, L2TP/IPsec, and WebVPN, are not supported with Cisco VPN Client software. The following sections will discuss the features ...

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