OpenConnect is the free software with GNU LGPL v2.1. It’s the alternative method to connect to AnyConnect VPN if the user can’t use the Cisco VPN client software, or prefer to use the free software. We can get the access for TAMU VPN and connect to the HPRC (High-Performance Research Computer) by the following method.
1 Connect to TAMU VPN
Active the TUN module
sudo /sbin/modprobe tun
sudo apt-get install openconnect
Connect to VPN by running
sudo openconnect connect.tamu.edu
After seeing the below message,
enter the GROUP name:
then type the username (netID) and password
POST https://connect.tamu.edu/ Attempting to connect to server 184.108.40.206:443 SSL negotiation with connect.tamu.edu Connected to HTTPS on connect.tamu.edu XML POST enabled Please enter your username and password. GROUP: [tunnel_all_traffic|tunnel_tamu_traffic]:
2 Connect to Ada cluster
Open the new terminal and type
Enter the password to login to Ada cluster
Tip: To stop the VPN connection, simply press
Ctrl+C in the terminal.