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How to import Cisco pcf into Mac Book Pro

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How do I import a Cisco PCF file into my mac so I can run the VPN? I really don't want to launch my VM every time I need to connect to a client. Any suggestions or help is appreciated.
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Go to Program Files\Cisco\Profiles and copy your PCF file on a memory stick. Install cisco VPN client on your MAC and copy (or import) the PCF file.

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Is there a version of the Cisco client for the Mac I can download? I've always used it on windows and could never find a mac client.
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I don't have a link but you maybe can find it. The Cisco VPN client we use for MAC clients is:
Cisco VPN client v5.9.01.0180 Mac OS X
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Allvirtual -

I downloaded the NCP client and loaded my pcf file got it to show a "Green" connection and now I try to RDP into the server and get "The mac cannot connect because the Windows-based computer cannot be found". I know the IP is correct so maybe I missed something. So close yet so far ... this would make my day to connect and save me from launching VM each time.

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It could be my internet .... we had some wicked storms and hail and its been slow all day. I will try later. Its a promising start thats for sure!!
First a minor point. On the Mac I suggest to use Cord http://cord.sourceforge.net/ as the rdp client.

Can you ping the RDP Server so you are sure you can reach it?
Then you need to make sure you enter the proper Domain in the domain field.

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Allvirtual -

You are a wealth of handy tips today. I am new to the mac (got burned out by PC) and still trying to find my foot holes so to speak. Cord works great. I tried on another machine that does not require Cisco VPN. Will test that more, but I think you may have helped save me. I will let you know and thanks so far .... its made my day!
Mac is awesome. Enjoy. You will never look back.

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AWESOME!!
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