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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 12:15:39 -0500
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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?