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cisco VPN client On linux

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I am trying to connect to my work from home via cisco VPN client. It works great on windows But I am trying to connect via Linux. I was able to install Cisco Systems VPN Client Version 3.6.3  on my redhat 9 Kernel and start the service when I try to connect the my work I am getting this error Message.

[apappu@localhost vpnclient]$ ./vpnclient connect company.pfc
Cisco Systems VPN Client Version 3.6.3 (Rel)
Copyright (C) 1998-2002 Cisco Systems, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Client Type(s): Linux
Running on: Linux 2.4.20-31.9smp #1 SMP Tue Apr 13 17:40:10 EDT 2004 i686
Enter a group name: radius
Enter a group password:
Initializing the VPN connection.
Failed to contact the security gateway.

I made sure that I disabled my firewall. So what is going on here any help would be appreciated.

Ashok Pappu
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