VPN Tracker 5.3 simplifies administration of VPN connections with Netgear devices
equinux releases VPN Tracker 5.3 with Mode Config integration for Netgear Gateways and numerous other improvements
Munich (Germany) / San Mateo, CA (USA) − September 08, 2008: Today equinux has released VPN Tracker 5.3, the newest version of its
market-leading IPSec-based VPN client for Mac OS X. VPN Tracker 5.3
supports Mode Config for Netgear VPN gateways to simplify the
administration of VPN connections. Moreover, VPN Tracker 5.3 contains
numerous improvements which make VPN Tracker even more attractive for
remote workplaces and secure access to remote networks over the
Easier VPN configuration for another VPN gateway manufacturer
Tracker 5.3 is capable of using Mode Config for Netgear gateways to
simplify VPN configuration. Mode Config permits VPN Tracker to
automatically obtain its IP address from the VPN gateway.
Administrative effort and costs for users of Mode Config-capable
Netgear VPN gateways FVS338, FVX538, FVS336G, DGFV338 and FVS124G are
reduced. In addition, VPN Tracker 5.3 provides significantly improved
device profiles for the most popular VPN gateways, as well as a new
device profile for SonicWALL NSA 2400 devices.
Improved integration into Mac OS X
Tracker 5.3 integrates even better into Mac OS X. The user interface
contains numerous helpful improvements that make everyday work with VPN
Tracker easier. Additionally, VPN Tracker 5.3 corrects numerous smaller
mistakes, which promises an unparalleled quality of the application so
far. For example, compatibility with PPPoE-connections has been
enhanced, as well as the application of RSA secure ID tokens.
make it even easier to deploy VPN Tracker for the first time, or
upgrade to the newest generation of VPN Tracker, equinux has reworked
and updated its extensive database of configuration instructions. At
www.equinux.com/vpntracker/interoperability documentation has been
added for numerous popular VPN gateway devices of leading manufacturers.
Price and Availability
Tracker 5.3 is a free update for all registered users of VPN Tracker 5.
New licenses for VPN Tracker 5 are available at the equinux Online
Store starting at € 69 (excl. German VAT).