In the Service Name field, either enter a specific name that characterizes the VPN connection or just leave the suggested one. Open the. The values that are, at least, required from the. Entering a passwords is not obligatory, as the remote resource will prompt for password whenever a connection is made. Enter your Account Name and Password. Both refer to your personal credentials. You have to copy the long series of letters and numbers and paste it in a website that decrypts Cisco VPN group passwords a search on Google provides numerous results.
The result needs to be copied in the Shared Secret field. Blog at WordPress. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Once on this page select VPN client from the list.
On the next page that appears select VPN shared credentials. A window containing the information should now pop up on your desktop. Make a note of the IPSec secret as you will need this information later on it will be referred to as the shared secret and then close the window using the close window link.
From the [System Preferences] window click the Network icon to bring up the Network window. Within the dialogue window make the follow changes:.
Finally, click the Create to add the new interface. This will return you to the Network window with the newly added interface ready to configure. To configure the interface make the following changes:.
Cord works great. Note that the status of the interface will show as Not connected. In the Service Name field, either enter a specific name that characterizes the VPN connection or just leave the suggested one. Client-side decryption does not. Within the dialogue window make the follow changes:. When prompted, enter the userID and password of a user with administrative priviledges.
Next click the Authentication Settings Click the OK button to return to the Network window. If you are likely to use the VPN client regularly you may want to include the status of the VPN connection in your menu bar. If you do want to do this you must tick the check box labelled Show VPN status in menu bar.
Finally, click the Apply button to complete the configuration for this new VPN interface. The new interface should now appear in the left hand pane indicated by a locked padlock icon.
Note that the status of the interface will show as Not connected. This can be found underneath the Authentication Settings Once the connection has been established the Network window will show that the status of the VPN interface has changed to Connected and it will display the connect time and the IP address. To connect via the inbuilt client:. Do remember to disconnect from the VPN service once you no longer need it by clicking the Disconnect button within the Network window.