Connecting to Sydney (USYD) VPN from Ubuntu

The University of Sydney pages only list instructions for how to connect via VPN from Windows, Mac, iPhone and Android, leaving Linux users out on their own (as usual). Luckily, it's pretty easy to establish a VPN connection from Ubuntu (and other distros):

  • sudo apt-get install vpnc
  • sudo vpnc
    • Enter IPSec gateway address:
    • Enter IPSec ID for offcampus
    • Enter IPSec secret for ********
    • Enter username for yourUnikey
    • Enter password for
    • VPNC started in background (pid: 7460)...
The IPSec secret for is printed on this page (it's the same as the wireless profile).


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