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Mac OS X Lion to Watchguard via VPN

Posted on 2012-03-28
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I am trying to connect an Apple laptop running Lion to a Watchguard router via Mobile User VPN. Our Windows PCs use version 10.22, I can not find version 10.22 on Watchguard's downloads site, earliest version they have is 11.4 I think. We will not be upgrading our router so using the latest version may not be working with our older firmware on the router.

I am not as familiar with VPN options for Mac. Any suggestions?

I tried IPSecuritas and it doesn't run well at all on the Mac, basically freezes every time I try to start it up and configure it. Can't even get past naming the connection name.
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by:maximus5328
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Have you tried Lion's built-in VPN client?
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by:k_hoffhines
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Yes, it says my L2TP server is not responding.

I'm a noob when it comes to more in depth details about macs, I appreciate your help!
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Then try to download and run OpenVPN:
http://openvpn.net/
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Do you use it with Tunnelblick? And I assume that I must download and compile openvpn for mac?
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You don't need to download OpenVPN separately. Tunnelblick contains it.
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