Posts Tagged ‘vpn’

Living with Cisco Anyconnect on OSX

July 22nd, 2014 2 comments

Took me a bit to figure this out, but I needed to override the DNS settings forced upon me by the Cisco Anyconnect client. Unfortunately, $WORK is moving away from the IPSEC VPN in favor of the SSL VPN, so the native Mac client (where I could set DNS servers by hand in advanced settings) no longer works.

To override the settings handed down, I made use of the scutil command and crafted a short script to update the settings. I’ll probably expand the script to actually launch Anyconnect and wait for the tunnel to come up and apply the settings to make things easier on me, but in the meantime here’s the relevant bits.


sudo scutil <

Juniper Network Connect on CentOS 6

January 15th, 2013 No comments

The best method for making this work seems to be a 32-bit firefox (even on 64-bit CentOS/RHEL). The trick is that the NC installer launches xterm directly to prompt for a root password – so the following RPMs should be installed before launching the SSL VPN site:

* xterm
* firefox.i686
* libXtst.i686
* libcurl.i686
* gtk2-engines.i686
* alsa-plugins-pulseaudio.i686
* PackageKit-gtk-module.i686