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Tech Messages | 2012-05-11

A special extended edition of Tech Messages for 2011-09-21 through 2012-05-11:

Juniper VPN in Fedora

Whilst I am not a fan of Juniper Network Connect in the last few years I have had to connect to several networks that use it.  The biggest problem with it is that it is a combination of Java and a 32bit C library which will not work when executed with a 64bit version of Java.
There are other ways of connecting such as the Mad Scientist script but if you use things like two-factor authentication this will not work.  So I brought together things I have learnt from web postings about getting it to work in Ubuntu and have created these steps.  They work in Fedora 17 and should work in 16 too:
Step 1We need to install OpenJDK Java, we also need xterm for the root password during installation:

sudo yum install java-1.7.0-openjdk.i686 java-1.7.0-openjdk.x86_64 icedtea-web xterm

Step 2Now we need to tell Java to execute the Juniper …

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new nagios / icinga plugin

At the weekend I completed a new nagios / icinga plugin. The plugin checks via SNMP the IPSec VPN / Tunnel State for a given VPN Gateway on a Juniper SRX gateway.

Usage: ./ -H <Juniper Hostname> -g <IPSec Tunnel Gateway> -C <SNMP Community>

You will find the plugin on my projects page

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Tech Messages | 2011-09-21

A special extended edition of Tech Messages for 2011-08-31 through 2011-09-21:

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