This document provides a step-by-step approach in order to successfully establish SSL VPN connections in Enterprise mode from Fedora 11 machines and access the resources that are being protected by SSLVPN.
Fedora 11 is not an officially supported platform for Novell SSL VPN. Any attempt to establish the SSL VPN connection fails to get installed on Fedora 11 as the SSL VPN client binaries are specific to SUSE Linux Enterprise Servers.
When SSLVPN connection is tried on Fedora 11 using Firefox browser, the users are likely to encounter the error shown in Figure 1:
In order to enable the Novell SSL VPN connection on Fedora 11, the client binaries have to be manually downloaded and installed.
Follow the steps given below on Fedora 11 to connect to SSL VPN in enterprise mode:
$cp <attached script> /etc/init.d/novell-sslvpn-service
The above figure depicts successful SSLVPN connection using Firefox 3.5.4
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