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Use vpnc from Python

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Use vpnc from Python.


First you need to install vpnc. On Debian/Ubuntu:

apt-get install vpnc


brew install vpnc

Then install pyvpnc using pip:

pip install vpnc


from vpnc import VPNC

vpnc = VPNC(config={
    "IPSec_ID": "my IPSec ID",
    "IPSec_gateway": "",
    "IPSec_secret": "my IPSec secret",
    "Xauth_username": "my Xauth username",
    "Xauth_password": "my Xauth password",
    "IKE_Authmode": "psk",
    "IKE_DH_Group": "dh2",
    "DNSUpdate": "no",
    "NAT_Traversal_Mode": "force-natt",
    "Local_Port": 0,
    "Cisco_UDP_Encapsulation_Port": 0

with vpnc.vpn():
    # do stuff on the VPN!


Unit tests are in the test/ directory.

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