Download and install the Cisco vpn Client. im using vpnclient-linux-x86_64-4.8.02.0030-k9 at the time of this article. (if u need it send me an email). unpack, and install in my installation i opted out of the option for starting as a daemon so i start it manually everytime.
mnk0@tree:~$ sudo /etc/init.d/vpnclient_init start
Using my PROFILE.pcf file
Then we can copy our Cisco VPN Profile over to the profile directory.
mnk0@tree:~$ cp PROFILE.pcf /etc/opt/cisco-vpnclient/Profiles/
Now we are ready to connect to our connection. Note we dont add the .pcf extension to the profile we’re going to use
mnk0@tree:~$ /etc/opt/cisco-vpnclient connect PROFILE
Initializing the VPN connection.
Contacting the gateway at 220.127.116.11
Contacting the gateway at 18.104.22.168 (balancing)
User Authentication for PROFILE...
The server has requested the following information to complete the user authentication:
Negotiating security policies.
Securing communication channel.
Your VPN connection is secure.
VPN tunnel information.
Client address: 10.10.10.46
Server address: 22.214.171.124
Encryption: 256-bit AES
IP Compression: None
NAT passthrough is active on port UDP 4500
Local LAN Access is disabled
When we are ready to exit, just hit CTRL+C on your terminal session, and shutdown the daemon.
mnk0@tree:~$ sudo /etc/init.d/vpnclient_init stop