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Victor Rossi <[log in to unmask]>
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Technology Discussion at UVM <[log in to unmask]>
Fri, 20 Jan 2006 16:02:18 -0500
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That was the first thing I tried.

> Victor,
> I think the VPN client may be confused and/or corrupted.
> Try uninstalling and reinstalling the client; that often fixes this 
> kind of problem.
> Lynne
> Victor Rossi wrote:
>> Scott Dellinger wrote:
>>> On Jan 20, 2006, at 11:26 AM, Victor Rossi wrote:
>>>> Would anyone have insight into the error message
>>>> 'VPN cannot connect to the underlying subsystem'
>>>> This machine has McCaffe security systems running.  The Windows  
>>>> firewall shows the required port exceptions activated.   Wireless  
>>>> connectivity is good.   I have installed the latest UVM vpn client  
>>>> and it is enabled.  I can do some configuration steps through the  
>>>> Network applet, but cannot get the client to boot up.
>>> If the client is saying that and not starting up, I think the  
>>> "underlying subsystem" it's referring to is the VPN client's 
>>> network  driver.  You said "connectivity is good" -- I'm assuming 
>>> you mean  wireless signal -- but do you actually have an IP 
>>> address?  The  client won't start up if you don't already have one.
>> yep - i do have an ip address via wireless.  vpn service is running 
>> in services.  if mcaffe asks, i grant access to anything vpn.  mucho 
>> confuso..   how does one test access from the vpn client to the vpn 
>> network driver?  perhaps it is some kind of block by mcaffe at the 
>> transport layer?