?
Solved

Juniper fails to install

Posted on 2014-10-19
5
Medium Priority
?
4,667 Views
Last Modified: 2014-10-27
Greetings,
I am trying to setup the VPN access on my kin's Windows 8.1 computer and I'm having trouble on the step where Juniper is installed. A small run-through to all the issues I've seen:
- When "juniper setup client installer" was to be installed windows complained about Java absence. I've updated the already installed Java, although not without some problem regarding desktop mode/metro mode (I know nothing about win8 and it's tablet look) . After setting it up I still
- The download of "juniper setup client installer" happens and I execute it. After a couple of seconds it's finished, with a windows showing "Complete", but it doesn't look like it did anything. The page where I am also seems to expect that "Host Checker" is installed (looking at the text) but nothing is happening. Clicking again on the button for juniper's install just brings me back to yet another download of "juniper setup client installer".

I would appreciate any clues you can provide me to sort this.
0
Comment
Question by:rjorge
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 38

Assisted Solution

by:Gerwin Jansen, EE MVE
Gerwin Jansen, EE MVE earned 1000 total points
ID: 40390167
It would seem that WIndows 8.1 has a built-in Junos Pulse client, this is what you're trying to install, right?

http://www.juniper.net/techpubs/software/pulse/guides/j-pulse-windows-inbox-client-qsg.pdf
0
 
LVL 97

Assisted Solution

by:Experienced Member
Experienced Member earned 1000 total points
ID: 40390506
A vastly better VPN application for accessing IPsec (and other) VPN boxes is NCP Secure Entry (www.ncp-e.com). I had to give up on the Juniper client and use NCP instead. It is nearly bomb proof and I have it running on Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit.
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
rjorge earned 0 total points
ID: 40390966
Hi gentlemen,
I've found out what was the problem. The version of the installer being provided, which was was for 7.1, had a Signature validity expired. Once I installed a new version for NC 8.0, then the installed was able to run properly.
I'm not sure how to do with the points here. Any suggestion ?
0
 
LVL 38

Expert Comment

by:Gerwin Jansen, EE MVE
ID: 40391367
If any of the suggestions helped, you can assign points. If you fixed it on your own, choose your comment awarding 0 points I would say.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:rjorge
ID: 40405922
The cause of my problem was something different than what the Experts suggested.
0

Featured Post

NEW Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows

Backup and recover physical and cloud-based servers and workstations, as well as endpoint devices that belong to remote users. Avoid downtime and data loss quickly and easily for Windows-based physical or public cloud-based workloads!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

How to set-up an On Demand, IPSec, Site to SIte, VPN from a Draytek Vigor Router to a Cyberoam UTM Appliance. A concise guide to the settings required on both devices
Most of the applications these days are on Cloud. Cloud is ubiquitous with many service providers in the market. Since it has many benefits such as cost reduction, software updates, remote access, disaster recovery and much more.
The goal of this Micro Tutorial is to help navigate beginning users with the app store on Windows 8. It will explain exciting features how to maximize your PC through these apps. This will be demonstrated using Windows 8 operating system.
Michael from AdRem Software explains how to view the most utilized and worst performing nodes in your network, by accessing the Top Charts view in NetCrunch network monitor (https://www.adremsoft.com/). Top Charts is a view in which you can set seveā€¦
Suggested Courses

752 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question