This guide describes step by step the configuration of a remote access to the UTM by using IPsecClosed. IPsec allows you to give individual hosts access to your network through an encrypted IPsec tunnel. The structure is described in the following chart.

First, the system administrator configures the Sophos UTM to allow remote access. Additionally he enables the User Portal of the Sophos UTM for the remote access users.

The User Portal offers the Sophos IPsec Client software, the configuration files, the necessary keys, and a configuration guide to the remote access user. Login data for the User Portal should be provided by the system administrator.

The Sophos IPsec Client comes with a 30-day trial license. You have to purchase the license to use the unlimited version. The IPsec Client works on Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, and 7 operating systems and will work on Windows 8, too.

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