Kerio Control Vpn Client

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The Kerio Control VPN Client enables an encrypted connection from individual systems (clients) to a remote private network via the Internet.

The connection enables clients to access the private network as if they were physically connected.

For supported Debian/Ubuntu Linux distributions and hardware requirements, please see Systems Requirements for VPN Client.

Before you start with the Kerio Control VPN Client installation, make sure that the 'debconf' and 'openssl' packages are installed on your system.

If the 'debconf' and 'openssl' packages are NOT installed on your system, execute the following command to install them:

Kerio Control VPN Client for Linux

If you have administrative rights to your computer, you can establish a persistent connection.

Persistent connections are re-established whenever you restart your machine.

This article provides the steps to download and install Kerio Control VPN Client for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux.

System requirements

  • To connect to the Kerio Control network, you need to know:. Your Kerio Control username and password.

  • The name of the Kerio Control server or its IP address. Up-to-date system requirements for VPN Clients.

    • For issues related to OS, you can also refer to Kerio Control VPN Client Issues when Upgrading to a New OS. The Kerio Control VPN Client is now installed and configured for your chosen OS - Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux. Kerio ControlVPNVirtual private network - A network that enables users connect securely to a private network over the Internet.
    • Client enables an encrypted connection from individual systems (clients) to a remote private network via the Internet.

    • The connection enables these clients to access the private network as if they were physically connected.

    • Three versions of Kerio Control VPN Client are available:. If you have administration rights to your computer, you can establish a persistent connection.

  • Persistent connections are reestablished whenever you restart your machine.

  • Kerio Control 9.2.8 does not work with previous versions of Kerio Control VPN Client.

  • For up-to-date system requirements, refer to: http://www.kerio.com/control/technical-specifications.

  • To connect to the Kerio Control network, you need to know:. Your Kerio Control username and password.

Kerio Control VPN Client for OS X

The name of the Kerio Control server or its IP addressAn identifier assigned to devices connected to a TCP/IP network.

  1. Download and install Kerio Control VPN Client. Kerio Control VPN Client starts automatically after installation and you can see the Kerio Control VPN Client window.

  2. In the Connection field, type a name for the new connection.

  3. In the Server field, type the Kerio Control server name or IP address.

  4. If your administrator gives you more than one server name or IP address, separate them with semicolons. In the Username and Password fields, type your Kerio Control username and password.

Troubleshooting

(Optional) Select Save password to save your password in Kerio Control VPN Client. (Optional) You can select Persistent connection if you have administration rights to your computer.

Persistent connections are reestablished whenever you restart your machine.

Kerio Control requires a valid SSL certificateSSL certificates are used to authenticate an identity on a server.

to verify your connection when establishing the connection.

Kerio Control VPN Client for Windows

If an SSLSecure Sockets Layer - A protocol that ensures integral and secure communication between networks.

certificate warning appears, consult the warning with your administrator. If Kerio Control VPN Client is running, Windows taskbar displays the icon.

Prerequisites

Kerio Control can require 2-step verificationSecurity authentication which includes two steps, which includes password and a special time-limited code.

For more information refer to Authenticating with 2-step verification. To remove old or broken connections:.

Open Kerio Control VPN Client. In the Connection menu, select the connection.

Click the icon. Kerio Control VPN Client asks you if you want to remove the selected connection.

Kerio Control VPN Client removes the connection.

To change the language of the Kerio Control VPN Client interface:. Right-click the icon in the notification area of the Windows taskbar.

In the context menu, click Settings. In the Kerio Control VPN Client Settings dialog box, select your preferred language.