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VPN Client for Redhat 5.3

Hey Guys,

I'm new to this VPN thing. I just bought a ASA 5505. Looks like the ASA 5505 uses IPsec and also SSL. I am wondering if there is a VPN client software that Cisco has that is compatible with Linux Redhat 5.3 and also which one would it be? Thanks!

-Kevin

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Julio Carvajal
Advisor

Hello Kevin,

For anyconnect 3.0 :

Linux

AnyConnect supports only standalone installations on Linux.

AnyConnect supports the following distributions:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Desktop 32-bit only.

Ubuntu 9.x, 10.x, and 11.x, 32-bit only.

We do not validate other Linux distributions. We will consider requests to validate other Linux distributions for which you experience issues, and provide fixes at our discretion

Check next link for more info:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/security/asa/compatibility/asa-vpn-compatibility.html#wp188051

IPSEC:

Cisco VPN Client Release 4.8.02 supports Linux (Red Hat)

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/security/asa/compatibility/asa-vpn-compatibility.html#wp147071

Any other question..Sure... Just remember to rate all of my answers.

Julio

Julio Carvajal
Senior Network Security and Core Specialist
CCIE #42930, 2xCCNP, JNCIP-SEC

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Hi,

You may want to check on the latest release AnyConnect 3.1:

Linux

Table 7     Linux OS Support for the modules and new features in AnyConnect 3.1

AnyConnect Module 3.1

Feature

Linux Red Hat 6 (32-bit)

Linux Ubuntu 9.x, 10.x, and 11.x (32-bit)

Customer Feedback

No

No

VPN

Core

Yes

Yes

IPv6

No

No

Suite-B
(IP sec only)

Yes

Yes

Network Access Manager

Core

No

No

IPv6

No

No

Suite-B

No

No

Posture & Hostscan

Core

Yes

Yes

IPv6

No

No

Keystroke Logger

Yes

Yes

Telemetry

No

No

Web Security

No

No

DART

Yes

Yes

So, you may want to try this version on your 5.3 release, I would try it on mine, but I am currently running Ubuntu 12.10.

Let me know.

Thanks.

Portu.

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Julio Carvajal
Advisor

Hello Kevin,

For anyconnect 3.0 :

Linux

AnyConnect supports only standalone installations on Linux.

AnyConnect supports the following distributions:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Desktop 32-bit only.

Ubuntu 9.x, 10.x, and 11.x, 32-bit only.

We do not validate other Linux distributions. We will consider requests to validate other Linux distributions for which you experience issues, and provide fixes at our discretion

Check next link for more info:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/security/asa/compatibility/asa-vpn-compatibility.html#wp188051

IPSEC:

Cisco VPN Client Release 4.8.02 supports Linux (Red Hat)

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/security/asa/compatibility/asa-vpn-compatibility.html#wp147071

Any other question..Sure... Just remember to rate all of my answers.

Julio

Julio Carvajal
Senior Network Security and Core Specialist
CCIE #42930, 2xCCNP, JNCIP-SEC

View solution in original post

Hi,

You may want to check on the latest release AnyConnect 3.1:

Linux

Table 7     Linux OS Support for the modules and new features in AnyConnect 3.1

AnyConnect Module 3.1

Feature

Linux Red Hat 6 (32-bit)

Linux Ubuntu 9.x, 10.x, and 11.x (32-bit)

Customer Feedback

No

No

VPN

Core

Yes

Yes

IPv6

No

No

Suite-B
(IP sec only)

Yes

Yes

Network Access Manager

Core

No

No

IPv6

No

No

Suite-B

No

No

Posture & Hostscan

Core

Yes

Yes

IPv6

No

No

Keystroke Logger

Yes

Yes

Telemetry

No

No

Web Security

No

No

DART

Yes

Yes

So, you may want to try this version on your 5.3 release, I would try it on mine, but I am currently running Ubuntu 12.10.

Let me know.

Thanks.

Portu.

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thanks

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