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Re: [Openvpn-users] using an encrypted shared-secret key


  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] using an encrypted shared-secret key
  • From: uml <uml@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 05 Aug 2004 12:33:38 -0400

The Cisco client [solution (sic)] is based on IPSEC while OpenVPN is based
on TLS/SSL; regardless of any similarities in structure, the two are
unfortunately incompatible.



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tony Notto" <lnotto@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <openvpn-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, August 05, 2004 12.10 PM
Subject: [Openvpn-users] using an encrypted shared-secret key


> Is there a way to use an encrypted shared-secret in client mode that's
> not randomly generated by openvpn? My university distributes a vpn
> client from cisco, but they haven't yet released a version to work
> with the 2.6 kernel, which I'm using.
>
> I spoke with one of the network admins, and he said that he could give
> me the encrypted file for the shared-secret (which is the group
> password and is built in to the cisco client they distribute).
>
> Thanks for the help,
>  -Tony
>
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