[opensource] VPN + OSU + Linux

Brian Swaney swaney.29 at osu.edu
Tue Mar 18 17:07:11 EDT 2008

Has anyone been able to connect to OSU's VPN network under Linux 
(specifically Ubuntu)? They use a proprietary Cisco client that I can't 
seem to install, and encrypt a group password into a configuration file 
for it, in effect locking out all other programs. Since my ISP is dumb, 
there aren't any SMTP servers here. In order to use OSU's SMTP server, 
you need to use an on-campus  IP address, which can be a VPN. Up until 
now, I used the CSE SMTP servers because I was enrolled in a class, but 
my account is expiring today, leaving me with the ever-reliable webmail 
to send mail with.

-Brian Swaney

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