[unclug] VPN client under linux and library e-journals

Andrew Perrin clists at perrin.socsci.unc.edu
Wed Jun 1 09:58:07 EDT 2005

I just installed the vpn client on my home machine. I would have expected
that the library's e-journals page would therefore give me "local" access
to online journal services, but it doesn't - I still get the proxy page.
As far as I can tell, the client is up and working:

aperrin at joehill:~$ vpnclient stat
Cisco Systems VPN Client Version 4.6.00 (0045)
Copyright (C) 1998-2004 Cisco Systems, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Client Type(s): Linux
Running on: Linux 2.6.8 #1 Wed Apr 13 15:58:34 EDT 2005 i686
Config file directory: /etc/opt/cisco-vpnclient

VPN tunnel information.
Connection Entry: unc
Client address:
Server address:
Encryption: 168-bit 3-DES
Authentication: HMAC-MD5
IP Compression: None
NAT passthrough is active on port UDP 10000
Local LAN Access is disabled

VPN traffic summary.
Time connected: 0 day(s), 00:13.11
Bytes in: 10610844
Bytes out: 840090
Packets encrypted: 4299
Packets decrypted: 9603
Packets bypassed: 0
Packets discarded: 2246

Configured routes.
Secured    Network Destination   Netmask

If I ssh into my office machine, I am going through vpn:
On since Wed Jun  1 09:56 (EDT) on pts/9 from dhcp26999.vpn.unc.edu

Any thoughts?


Andrew J Perrin - http://www.unc.edu/~aperrin
Assistant Professor of Sociology, U of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
clists at perrin.socsci.unc.edu * andrew_perrin (at) unc.edu

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