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Cisco VPN client won't connect from Windows in a VMWare Fusion session on Mac OS 10.5

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I have a Mac PowerBook Pro running Leopard (10.5.6) and have installed VMWare Fusion version 2, and have Windows XP Prof installed there.  When at work, on the LAN, the Windows install works just fine.  At home, off the LAN, the VPN client will not connect.  The log file when I try to connect is below.  I have verified the password several times; the same client connects fine, with the same parameters, from my Dell  Windows XP computer.

Any ideas?

Cisco Systems VPN Client Version 5.0.04.0300 Copyright (C) 1998-2007 Cisco Systems, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Client Type(s): Windows, WinNT
Running on: 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3
Config file directory: C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\VPN Client\

1      13:54:38.068  05/09/09  Sev=Warning/3      IKE/0xE3000057
The received HASH payload cannot be verified

2      13:54:38.068  05/09/09  Sev=Warning/2      IKE/0xE300007E
Hash verification failed... may be configured with invalid group password.

3      13:54:38.068  05/09/09  Sev=Warning/2      IKE/0xE300009B
Failed to authenticate peer (Navigator:915)

4      13:54:38.068  05/09/09  Sev=Warning/2      IKE/0xE30000A7
Unexpected SW error occurred while processing Aggressive Mode
negotiator:(Navigator:2263)
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by:vmwarun - Arun
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One of the primary reasons which might be causing issues is the change in the Network Config.

When you work in LAN, does your Mac PowerBook Pro receive an IP from DHCP ?
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by:dkshiver
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Yes, it does.  I use DHCP all the time, on all of the desktop and notbook computers.  My home network has a different IP range than the work network.  
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by:MikeKane
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Just to verify that the settings are the same, copy the .PCF file from the cisco VPN client install directory to the Virtual machine.    Make a copy of the existing .PCF then copy in the one from the working machine.    This will eliminate any client configuration issues.    Especially since I see this in the log
1      13:54:38.068  05/09/09  Sev=Warning/3      IKE/0xE3000057
The received HASH payload cannot be verified

2      13:54:38.068  05/09/09  Sev=Warning/2      IKE/0xE300007E
Hash verification failed... may be configured with invalid group password.
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by:dkshiver
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Will do, good idea
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by:MikeKane
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Any luck with that?
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That didn't help, but I uninstalled/reinstalled it last night and it did work that time, so I am all set now.  Thanks.
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