The Shrew Soft VPN Client is a free IPsec VPN Client for Ubuntu Linux. This product can be used to communicate with Open Source VPN servers (e.g. ipsec-tools).
1. Open the terminal, Install package ike-qtgui
This package provides the connection manager program (Shrew Soft), which allows you to create, manage and use VPN connections.
2. Launch Shrew VPN Client
$ sudo iked
Click the “Add” button to create a new connection.
Step 3. Enter VPN Settings
In the General Tab under Host Name or IP Address, enter your server name. The name of the server should be similar to “servername.getfoxyproxy.org”
There is no need to change anything in the “Client” Tab. Leave the defaults as they are.
The same applies to the Name Resolution tab, the default settings will work.
In the “Authentication” tab, select Mutual PSK + XAuth as the Authentication Method and Key Identifier as the Identification Type.
Setup the Phase 2 settings this way:
To connect to the VPN, double-click on the connection you created above:
To confirm that everything is working, visit https://getfoxyproxy.org/geoip/ and ensure it says a different IP address from what you expect.
Stop a Shrew Soft VPN Connection
You can use two methods to stop your VPN connection: close the Shrew Soft VPN Connect dialog box, or use the disconnect option in the Shrew Soft VPN Connect dialog box.
To use the disconnect option to end your VPN connection:
- Maximize the Shrew Soft VPN Connect dialog box.
- Click Disconnect.
Your VPN connection ends.