I'm trying to setup a VPN connection on a remote box, via ssh, to use my account on IPVanish, this is a guide to configure the connection using the GUI, which is not my case because I need to ssh into the box Visual guide. Could anyone please help me doing this steps using only the terminal. PPTP guides only include installation and some useless information for my case pptp

Much appreciation


You can install the package vpnc. This is a Cisco-compatible VPN client with can be installed with

apt-get install vpnc

then you have to configure it /etc/vpnc/vpnc.conf with your IP Vanish Credentials:

Set the following information:

IPSec gateway <Host Server>
IPSec ID <Vpn Username>
IPSec secret <Vpn Password>
Xauth username <your system username>

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